Chicago Electric power tools is the house brand for tools manufactured by Harbor Freight Tools discount tool retailer. The Chicago Electric-branded tools are only for sale new from Harbor Freight.
The Chicago Electric brand was introduced by Harbor Freight Tools in 1983. Harbor Freight employs a comprehensive quality-assurance process including real-world testing for all tools manufactured under the Chicago Electric brand name. Tools bearing the Chicago Electric brand carry a 90-day warranty from the date of sale, so long as customers can provide a proof of purchase or receipt when they return the tool to a Harbor Freight Tools store.