Starrett, a company known for precision measuring tools, has recently released a new line of tape measures. The Exact Plus Tapes are made of impact-resistant ABS plastic with an over-mold for added durability and ergonomics. The 1-inch blade has a nylon coating to protect it from the wear and tear of the jobsite. Tapes are available in lengths from 16 to 35 feet and also in metric. Price: $16 for 25-foot tape. COO: China. 978.249.3551. starrett.com.