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DEWALT® Charlotte Manufacturing Plant Celebrates Production Of Its 10-Millionth Tool

DEWALT® Charlotte, NC manufacturing plant celebrated a significant milestone this past week, as the professional tool brand’s 10-millionth tool rolled off the production line. Company executives were on hand to build the 10-millionth tool – a 20V MAX* XR Lithium Ion Brushless 3-Speed Hammer Drill (DCD996P2).

Across its seven U.S. manufacturing plants, the brand produced more than 90 million individual products Made in the USA with global materials in 2016, an almost 50 percent increase from the 62 million individual products in 2015, just one year earlier. This is a meaningful accomplishment towards the brand’s effort to expand its domestic manufacturing using global materials, an effort that began in 2013. In addition to Charlotte, DEWALT operates manufacturing facilities in New Britain, CT; Greenfield, IN; Hampstead, MD; Shelbyville, KY; Cheraw, SC; and Jackson, TN.

Senior Vice President & Group Executive of Global Tools & Storage, Jeffrey D. Ansell, helps to build 10-millionth tool in Charlotte, NC.

Frank Mannarino, President of DEWALT Professional Products Group said, “Year after year, DEWALT has significantly increased its production of tools made in the US with global materials. We have worked hard to drive greater productivity and efficiency at our manufacturing facilities, delivering products with the same Guaranteed Tough quality customers have come to know and expect from the brand. We are a global brand proud to have been founded in the United States and proud to continue to manufacture in the United States.”

DEWALT understands that buying American products and building the American economy are important to its customers. Connie Grant, an employee at the Charlotte plant said, “It makes me proud to work for a company that still values the American workforce.” DEWALT is committed to crafting tools as strong as its American pride. Visit the website to learn more about DEWALT products Made in the USA with global materials.

*Maximum initial battery voltage (measured without a workload) is 20 volts. Nominal voltage is 18.

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About DEWALT

DEWALT is a leading manufacturer of industrial corded and cordless power tools, power tool accessories, and hand tools in categories that include Woodworking, Drilling & Fastening, Concrete & Metal Power Tools, as well as Cutting, Abrasive, and IMPACT READY® Impact Driver Power Tool Accessories. Hand Tool categories include Measuring & Layout, Knives & Blades, Mechanics Tools, and Storage Solutions.

With seven manufacturing locations in the USA, DEWALT remains committed to domestic manufacturing and produced over 90 million individual units of Power Tools, Hand Tools, and Accessories in the United States with global materials in 2016 alone. Visit the website to learn more about DEWALT products Made in the USA with global materials.

DEWALT tools can be found nationally and internationally, wherever tools are sold. With more than 1,000 factory-owned and authorized locations, DEWALT has one of the most extensive service and repair networks in North America. For more information, visit www.dewalt.com or follow DEWALT on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Meet theThe New PORTER CABLE® Cordless Impact Wrench

New impact wrench marks extension of 20V MAX* Lithium Ion Get Linked™ system of tools

PORTER CABLE recently introduced its new 20V MAX* Lithium Ion 1/2 Inch Hog Ring Impact Wrench (PCC740). This new impact wrench is an extension of the 20V MAX* Lithium Ion Get Linked™ system of tools, a range of widely used cordless tools created for residential professionals at an affordable price. This tool is the first cordless impact wrench from PORTER CABLE and operates on any PORTER CABLE 20V MAX* Lithium Ion battery.

The 20V MAX* Lithium Ion 1/2 Inch Hog Ring Impact Wrench (PCC740) is engineered with residential contractors and mechanics in mind. The tool features a 1/2 Inch hog ring anvil, providing 330 ft-lbs of max torque for construction applications and lug nut removal. The 1/2 inch hog ring anvil allows for quick and easy socket changes for a variety of applications. A variable speed trigger enables the user to control the tool’s speed and delivers 0-1,700 Rotations Per Minute (RPM) and 0-2,500 Impacts Per Minute (IPM) to complete heavy-duty applications quickly. By eliminating cords and hoses of electric and pneumatic impact wrenches, the cordless tool offers convenience and efficiency.

The tool’s 4.0Ah 20V MAX* Lithium Ion battery pack delivers the runtime and performance that residential professionals require. The 20V MAX* Lithium Ion 1/2 Inch Hog Ring Impact Wrench (PCC740) is 9.9 inches in length and, combined with the 4.0 Ah battery, weighs 6lbs. The cordless impact wrench is designed with an ergonomic over-molded grip for comfort engineered to limit user fatigue. The tool also includes an LED work light to help illuminate dark work areas.

The 20V MAX* Lithium Ion Get Linked™ system of tools offer affordable power and performance for residential professional users. The PCC740LA is reasonably priced kitted with one 4.0Ah battery or the PCC740B is available bare as a stand alone tool. The 20V MAX* Lithium Ion 1/2 Inch Hog Ring Impact Wrench (PCC740) comes with a three-year limited, one-year service, and 90-day money-back guarantee.

Battery     4.0 AH

330 Max ft lbs

RPM      0 – 1,700

IPM      0 – 2,500

Weight w/battery   6 lbs

Length 9.9 inches

Variable speed trigger control

LED work light

*Maximum initial battery voltage (measured without a workload) is 20 volts. Nominal voltage is 18.

ABOUT PORTER CABLE
With more than 100 years of experience producing quality and performance-driven tools, PORTER CABLE is a leading manufacturer and marketer of professional-grade cordless and corded power tools, equipment, and accessories. Known for industry-changing innovation, PORTER CABLE introduced the world’s first helical drive circular saw, portable band saw, and portable belt sander. For more information about PORTER CABLE professional-grade power tools, visit http://www.portercable.com/

DEWALT® ToughSystem® Product Family Offers Storage Solutions for Any Jobsite

2edd34e18b47fc6706b6a2f3_392x394 01aa245d46b5de56901ab4fe_392x394 a4a996c5675119731536f531_392x394The DEWALT® ToughSystem® mobile modular storage system allows you to quickly and easily change the combination of tools you take to work.  The ToughSystem® storage family can be configured to meet your needs with a variety of options taking you from the workshop to the job site including tool boxes, totes and a job site radio.  When carrying the tool boxes by hand, they can be fastened together utilizing side latches allowing them to be carried as a stack. Also offered are two different mobility options.

The ToughSystem® DS130 Suitcase — model DWST08130 — features organizational elements including four deep, large-size cups for storage of smaller tools and parts; storage pockets in the lid for screwdrivers and drills; and a padlock eye for extra security. The ToughSystem® Suitcase also features an IP65 rated dust and water seal, rust-resistant metal latches, and a durable coated handle—all perfect solutions for unpredictable weather elements.

The ToughSystem® DS450 Mobile Storage — model DWST08250 — is a mobile toolbox, compatible with all existing modules of the ToughSystem® storage family.  The stackable base box is made with durable 7″ wheels and a top handle for carrying, this unit brings new meaning to portability and mobility. The patented design of the lid opens with a pull-back handle and a non-detachable lid enables full accessibility and maximum storage volume. A metal-plastic telescopic handle and strong handle grip provides great durability for all job sites. Like the DS130, the DS450 Mobile Storage features an IP65 rated dust and water seal, rust-resistant metal latches and internal organization.

The ToughSystem® Workshop Racking Solution—model DWST08260—is a modular self-assembly solution compatible with all ToughSystem® modules, allowing to store and pull out products quickly and easily. The Workshop Racking Solution can be fully customizable for an array of arrangement options and allow to add a self-made shelf on top of brackets for additional storing. Each racking system can carry up to 440 lbs.  The workshop racking solution is also available as a combination set including the DEWALT® ToughSystem® DS100 Clear Lid Organizer included – model DWST08270.

Each Workshop Solution pack includes:

  • 6 ft. metal bars
  • 2 horizontal beams
  • 5 pairs of brackets (for toolbox and/or shelf)

For more information, visit www.dewalt.com or follow DEWALT on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Meet The PORTER CABLE® Cordless Impact Wrench

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PORTER CABLE’S New impact wrench marks extension of 20V MAX* Lithium Ion Get Linked™ system of tools

image002PORTER CABLE announces the launch of its new 20V MAX* Lithium Ion 1/2 Inch Hog Ring Impact Wrench (PCC740). This new impact wrench is an extension of the 20V MAX* Lithium Ion Get Linked™ system of tools, a range of widely used cordless tools created for residential professionals at an affordable price. This tool is the first cordless impact wrench from PORTER CABLE and operates on any PORTER CABLE 20V MAX* Lithium Ion battery.

The 20V MAX* Lithium Ion 1/2 Inch Hog Ring Impact Wrench (PCC740) is engineered with residential contractors and mechanics in mind. The tool features a 1/2 Inch hog ring anvil, providing 330 ft-lbs of max torque for construction applications and lug nut removal. The 1/2 inch hog ring anvil allows for quick and easy socket changes for a variety of applications.  A variable speed trigger enables the user to control the tool’s speed and delivers 0-1,700 Rotations Per Minute (RPM) and 0-2,500 Impacts Per Minute (IPM) to complete heavy-duty applications quickly. By eliminating cords and hoses of electric and pneumatic impact wrenches, the cordless tool offers convenience and efficiency.

The tool’s 4.0Ah 20V MAX* Lithium Ion battery pack delivers the runtime and performance that residential professionals require. The 20V MAX* Lithium Ion 1/2 Inch Hog Ring Impact Wrench (PCC740) is 9.9 inches in length and, combined with the 4.0 Ah battery, weighs 6lbs. The cordless impact wrench is designed with an ergonomic over-molded grip for comfort engineered to limit user fatigue. The tool also includes an LED work light to help illuminate dark work areas.

The 20V MAX* Lithium Ion Get Linked™ system of tools offer affordable power and performance for residential professional users. The PCC740LA available kitted with one 4.0Ah battery and the PCC740B is available as a stand-alone. The 20V MAX* Lithium Ion 1/2 Inch Hog Ring Impact Wrench (PCC740) comes with a three-year limited, one-year service, and 90-day money-back guarantee. The tool is available in November 2016 where PORTER CABLE products are sold.

*Maximum initial battery voltage (measured without a workload) is 20 volts. Nominal voltage is 18.

ABOUT PORTER CABLE

With more than 100 years of experience producing quality and performance-driven tools, PORTER CABLE is a leading manufacturer and marketer of professional-grade cordless and corded power tools, equipment, and accessories. Known for industry-changing innovation, PORTER CABLE introduced the world’s first helical drive circular saw, portable band saw, and portable belt sander. For more information about PORTER CABLE professional-grade power tools, visit www.portercable.com.

DEWALT® Introduces New 4-in-1 Multi Functional Utility Bar

e8c7b192e4b0e5d3514471ab_1280x196DEWALT® introduces the new Multi-Functional Utility (MFU) Bar eliminating the need for multiple tools on the jobsite. Available in two sizes, the DEWALT® 30” and 40” MFU Bar is ideal for ripping, striking, prying, and scraping applications for renovators, deck builders, and contractors alike.

The MFU Bar features a hardened striking surface manufactured with 7/8” tri-lobe stock for durability, a gooseneck head for board grabbing, and an extra-wide pry end designed with precision ground edges.  While the MFU Bar can be used for prying applications, it also makes adjusting boards in the floor or a wall a simple task by providing a pivot leverage point, giving the user a mechanical advantage. The angled foot at the bottom of the MFU Bar also offers leverage while scraping or lifting during the demolition process. The nail puller located at the bottom of the bar helps remove stubborn nails with ease.

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The 30” DEWALT® Multi-Functional Utility Bar – model DWHT55292 – retails for approximately $24.98 and the 40” DEWALT® Multi-Functional Utility Bar – model DWHT55293 – retails for approximately $29.98.

 About DEWALT

DEWALT is a leading manufacturer of industrial corded and cordless power tools, power tool accessories, and hand tools in categories that include Woodworking, Drilling & Fastening, Concrete & Metal Power Tools, as well as Cutting, Abrasive, and IMPACT READY® Impact Driver Power Tool Accessories. Hand Tool categories include Measuring & Layout, Knives & Blades, Mechanics Tools, and Storage Solutions.

With seven manufacturing locations in the USA, DEWALT remains committed to domestic manufacturing and produced approximately 62 million individual units of Power Tools, Hand Tools, and Accessories in the United States with global materials in 2015 alone.

For more information visit: http://dewalt.com/

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