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iF Design Award for Hultafors Tools

Added to the Red Dot Design Award for Workwear, the Hultafors Group has just won the iF Design Award for the Hultafors Snap-Off Knife (SRP18A) and the HDM Dry Marker. With over 7200 entries from 56 countries, competition was intense. After much deliberation, the 78-member jury – made up of …

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Tools needed to help young people in Africa

RGB Building Supplies is delighted to have once again joined forces with South West-based charity Amigos to invite customers and members of the local community to donate preloved tools, which will go on to be used by young people in Africa. For the past 13 years Amigos has been providing …

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Introduction of the new Tool Angel service at Williams & Co

Tool theft was a huge topic for Tradespeople in 2019, with one insurer estimating that a third of tradespeople have had their tools stolen – plumbing, heating and ventilation contractors being the 4th most impacted trade. Williams & Co began to listen to what their customers had to say, and …

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Draper Tools advent calendar raises £3,000 for 100-year-old charity

Family-run tool firm, Draper Tools, launched its first-ever tool advent calendar earlier this year, with 24 doors of tools to open in the countdown to Christmas. With Christmas being the season of goodwill, Draper has been donating £1 from the sale of every calendar to its 2019 charity partner, Care …

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Woodwork project up and running with thanks to Thompson and Parkes Stourport

A local school’s woodworking project has benefitted from a donation of tools and accessories from Stourport business Thompson & Parkes. Realising that some of their woodworking equipment was reaching the end of its life, Oak Class from Astley C.E. Primary School wrote letters to Thompson & Parkes in Stourport asking …

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Bosch Professional expand 18V System tools

The benefits of cordless freedom are maximised by compact, lightweight and ergonomic design.  They not only boost work efficiency, day after day but save in the longer term through their high durability. They can be combined with the latest ProCORE18V batteries – at 4, 8 and 12Ah capacities – for …

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Covers Chichester to host free anti-theft tool marking events

Covers Timber & Builders Merchants in Chichester will be hosting a series of free anti-theft tool marking events during February and March. The company, which is based on Quarry Lane, is inviting local tradespeople to visit their depot to get their tools officially marked by Sussex Police to protect their …

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Viessmann’s new promotion to fight van tool theft

Viessmann has launched a ‘Security and Style’ sales promotion to help installers fight the threat of van tool theft. Throughout the whole of 2019, installers purchasing Viessmann Vitodens boilers and Vitocell cylinders will be rewarded with points, which can be used to obtain selected items from Birchwood Price Tools, the …

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The revolutionary HiKOKI Multi Volt battery pack

Innovative battery pack technology from leading power tool manufacturer HiKOKI. More power, same size With 36 Volts (V) the BSL36A18 Multi Volt battery packs have a capacity of 2.5 Ampere-hours (Ah), and 5.0Ah with 18V. HiKOKI also offer a BSL36B18 with a capacity of 4.0Ah and 8.0Ah with 18V. That …

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Snickers’ new ALLROUND Tool Vest

Versatile and adjustable, the ergonomic design features a wide range of hard-wearing pockets for a variety of tools fixings and accessories. It’s lightweight, hard-wearing, comfortable and easy to keep clean. The Tool Vest’s ergonomic comfort also looks after your back by providing for comfortable heavy tool carrying through the speciallydesigned …

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