Mann Tool and Supply was founded as Mann Electric in 1944. The company is still a local, family owned and operated business. Mann has grown from a small motor repair shop into one of the largest independently owned tool stores in South Carolina.
Specializing in power tool and accessory
sales, Mann Tool offers a full line from many major name-brand power tool
and woodworking equipment manufacturers. To complement our tool and
equipment selection, Mann offers woodworking and construction supplies,
lumber and other wood products, plus classes and demos in woodworking and
Please visit our fully stocked
10,000 foot showroom at 802 Chris Dr. in West Columbia, SC.
Meet our Staff:
Back row from left to right: Jimmy Mann - 40-year veteran of our repair shop, shop foreman, lead technician. David Pietras - New in 2014! David is a woodworking product specialist and our class instructor. A lifelong woodworker and former teacher, David has experience in many trades. Tyler Cook - Sales Manager, grandson of founder James "Jimmy" Mann, and a 15+ year veteran in contractor and woodworking sales. IT/Web roles, power tool and Festool specialist.
Eric Albrecht - 8 years with the company and lifetime student of the woodworking craft and building trades, woodworking and wood specialist. Eric is responsible for picking an placing the beautiful wood and lumber in the store. Ronnie Mann - Vice-President and immediate past president, son of the founder. Ronnie heads up the purchasing functions and is the encyclopedia for knowledge under the roof. Ronnie cut his teeth rewinding electric motors.
Front row from left to right: Belinda Neese - a 27-year employee and the voice of Mann Tool on the phone. Belinda is responsible for handling all accounts payable, accounts receivable and office management. Debbie Baker - celebrating her 10-year work anniversary, Debbie is responsible for making it all look good in the showroom, our merchandising specialist. Suzanne Brunnemer - President, granddaughter of founder, and celebrating a 30-year work anniversary this year. Oversees accounting, IT, marketing and day-to-day operations. Mark Brunnemer - general manager, came on board in 2012 to learn the business and carry out day-to-day operations. Oversees the parts and repair department and warehouse. A 25+ year veteran of the construction industry.
Not pictured: Ken Gates, part-time sales, woodturning specialist and retired instructor here at Mann Tools. Ken is a 60+ year veteran of trades and industry. Dewayne Sizemore - New in 2014, oversees the warehouse including shipping, receiving, and warehousing functions.
Chris Drive is the frontage road
on the east side of I-26 between Highway 378 and Highway 1.
From I-26 Westbound - Take exit 110
(Highway 378). Right on Highway 378. Right at first traffic light onto
Chris Drive. Appr. 6/10 mile on left.
From I-26 Eastbound - Take exit 110
(highway 378). Left onto 378. Right at first traffic light onto Chris
Drive. Appr. 6/10 mile on left.