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The mascot "Tough Guy" represents Hastings Manufacturing, a maker of piston rings for use in automotive, marine, agricultural, and other industrial engines. The mascot was introduced in 1936 and has been used in Hastings ads for nearly 80 years, including in the "Tech Tips" section of the company's website. Hastings Manufacturing was founded in Hastings, Michigan in 1915.