2014 STAFDA Recap

2014 STAFDA Show Comes to a Close Tool Skool Got to See the New Products and Brings them to You Each year, a city plays host to distributors, manufacturers, rep agents, and affiliates (trade press) serving the light construction/industrial market for STAFDA’s (Specialty Tools & Fasteners Distributors Association) annual convention. This year drew more than […]

Bosch VAC120 12Max Handheld Vac | Preview

Bosch Expands 12V Max Line With Company’s First Handheld Vacuum The Bosch VAC120 combines compact design with best in-class performance. Mt. Prospect, Ill., November, 2014 – Saw shavings, dirt and dust don’t stand a chance now that the Bosch VAC120, the brand’s first 12V Max handheld vacuum is officially on the market. Featuring an exclusive […]

Bosch FL12 LED Flashlight | Preview

Bosch expands 12V Max Line with FL12 LED Flashlight Let there be light – and lots of it! Mt. Prospect, Ill., November, 2014 – The introduction of the new Bosch FL12 LED Flashlight guarantees more light on the job than ever before. With 10 high-intensity LED lights, five methods of hands-free tool positioning and more […]

Milwaukee M12 Wireless Jobsite Speaker Preview

New Milwaukee® Speaker Provides Big Sound in Smaller, Tougher Package MILWAUKEE, WI – Milwaukee Tool continues to deliver disruptive innovation with the introduction of the M12™ Wireless Jobsite Speaker (2592-20), the smallest and most portable offering in the Milwaukee® sound family. Big speaker sound with the durability users have come to expect from Milwaukee®, the […]

New Industry Milestones from Makita in 2015

New year to mark 100 year anniversary, 100 18V cordless tools, and more NOVEMBER 2014 – Charlotte, NC – Two more industry milestones for Makita are fast approaching in 2015 with the company’s 100 year anniversary as well as the planned release of the 100th tool in the 18V LXT® line-up, the world’s largest cordless […]

KEEN Utility Supports Home for Our Troops Again

Third Consecutive Year For the third consecutive year, KEEN Utility is proud to support Homes for Our Troops to help raise funds that provide for the ongoing home builds of severely wounded US veterans. From September through December at participating KEEN Utility retailers, $5 will be donated to Homes for our Troops for every pair […]

2014 Pro Tool Innovation Awards

Best of the Best We hear the word “innovation” used a lot when describing tools. Each year the big brand tool manufacturers and the small inventors alike work increasingly harder to bring new products to the market that are faster, lighter, smarter, and just plain better to make jobs easier than anything that came before […]

Milwaukee Tool Expands Screwdriver Line | Preview

MILWAUKEE, WI- Milwaukee Tool continues to rapidly develop its Hand Tool offering with the expansion of their screwdriver program. With a focus on applications with tight access fixtures and precision work, the new offering will include two Compact 8in1 Multi-Bit Drivers that deliver versatile performance in a compact design and three Precision Screwdriver Sets that […]

IWF 2014 Recap

IWF 2014 Estimates Draw of Over 20,000 Exhibitors and Attendees Early reports indicate over 900 exhibitors taking up over 448,000 square feet of floor space. Every other year, Atlanta plays host to one of the largest woodworking trade shows, the International Woodworking Fair, or known simply as, IWF.  This show alternates with the Association of […]

Bosch Women’s Heated Jacket | Preview

Bosch Tailors Heated Jacket Line to Include Exclusive PSJ120 Women’s Collection Contoured fit increases comfort and adds warmth beyond the jobsite Mt. Prospect, Ill., September, 2014 – Women on the job can now stay warm and comfortable even in the coldest conditions thanks to the new Bosch PSJ120 Women’s Heated Jacket, the first extension of […]