September 28, 2021

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DeWalt Experience 2017 Video Recap

DeWalt Experience 2017 Video Recap

The DeWalt Experience 2017 media event was held in Nashville and our friends in yellow and black had plenty to show off. Running the tagline “Tough in the South”, there was everything from tools to bull riding. FlexVolt sees a pretty large expansion in the DeWalt Experience 2017. It’s no surprise that those are some […]

Hilti Innovation Day 2017

Best Tools From Hilti Innovation Day 2017

Hilti Innovation Day 2017 took place around the Dallas, Texas area with stops in Irving and Plano to see the latest tools and tour Hilti’s facilities. Although Hilti is a smaller player in the US compared to some of the other brands, they’re a global company with a presence in more than 100 countries around the […]

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2017 DeWalt Experience Best New Tools

The 2017 DeWalt Experience featured plenty of the best new tools and even some professional bull riding. Whether you’re looking for the best new cordless tools, storage, concrete solutions, or mechanic’s tools, there’s plenty to consider from DeWalt this year. For this event, we brought in Facebook Live to offer our social media audience a […]

Empire Level US manufacturing tour

Empire Level Manufacturing Tour in Milwaukee

It doesn’t feel all that long ago that Milwaukee Tool acquired Empire Level. Since then, business has soared, and Empire has put out more successful products than ever before. Getting to see how tools get made remains one of the best things we get to do in this line of work. You can certainly watch “How […]

Milwaukee New Product Symposium 2017

Milwaukee New Product Symposium 2017

The 2017 edition of the Milwaukee New Product Symposium didn’t feature a massive overarching new technology like One-Key or Fuel have in the past. Each of the core trades did come away as big winners though and everyone will love the newest portable storage solution – Milwaukee PackOut. So whether you were able to follow […]

Makita Dallas Distribution Center

Makita Dallas Distribution Center Tour

We love seeing first-hand how tool manufacturers do things. One of the key functions of any manufacturer is distribution. While their Buford manufacturing and assembly plant might have been more tool-tastic, a visit to the brand new Makita Dallas distribution center was also appealing. Just how do you manage and ship tens of thousands of […]

Makita Media Event in Dallas training facility

Makita Media Event in Dallas – New Makita Tools for 2017

Makita hasn’t traditionally done a lot of media-based events, but lately, they’re getting into the game in some big ways. Earlier this year they made a big debut of the Makita 18V X2 rear handle circular saw and Makita X2 chainsaw at the 2017 World of Concrete show in Vegas. This month, they treated us to some new tools in […]

Home Depot ProSpective 2017 Media Event Atlanta

Home Depot ProSpective Media Event in Atlanta

The Home Depot ProSpective media event marked the company’s first foray into bringing all their major manufacturing partners together under one roof for the media. Magazines, online publications, and bloggers from all over the country were brought in to check out some of the hottest tools on the market. Before this, we got a chance to see the Home Depot […]

Home Depot Product Quality & Engineering Laboratory Tour

Home Depot Product Quality and Engineering Laboratory Tour

Did you know that The Home Depot had a Home Depot Product Quality and Engineering Laboratory? We didn’t, though once we saw it, we’re not sure how any major retailer of power tools could do without one. Starting the Home Depot Product Quality and Engineering Laboratory Tour Our Home Depot Product Quality and Engineering Laboratory tour started off […]

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Inside Milwaukee SawZall Blade Manufacturing in Greenwood

We’ve visited several manufacturing facilities over the years, and each gives us a new take on the tool industry. We recently got to check out Milwaukee SawZall blade manufacturing in Greenwood, MS. Of course, they also make Milwaukee Hole Dozer hole saws here and handle a myriad of other tasks. We hadn’t visited a reciprocating saw blade factory […]