General Pipe Cleaners notes customers can find top-quality drain-cleaning tools made by the company in the United States. Celebrating 90 years in business, General is a fourth-generation family-owned company that manufactures a full line of drain-cleaning equipment. Made with durable components, high-quality U.S.-made steel and patented Flexicore wire-rope center cables, General’s sewer and drain-cleaning tools are the toughest in the industry, the company states. General Pipe Cleaners.