Product Development

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General Tools and Instruments Changes Hands

This supplier to Home Depot, Lowes, and nearly every other tool distributor has... More

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Milwaukee Plans to Kick A-- and Take Names

No one at Milwaukee spoke those words, but that’s how I interpreted what TTi CEO Joe Galli said during a speech to investors in March. More

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Can't Get it Yet: Circular Circ Saw

We’ve all seen concept cars – bizarre designs that are displayed at auto shows but never go into production. Well here’s the world’s first concept cordless circular saw and it’s radical. More

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Can't Get It Yet: KwickGripper Nail-Puller

Every now and then inventors will call and ask if I’d like to review proto–types of tools that they hope to produce and sell. More

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A Promise Kept: Chris Dutra

Chris Dutra first began working for Bostitch in channel marketing and then in... More

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New Milwaukee Tools–The Very Latest

I visited the Milwaukee Electric Tools headquarters in Brookfield, Wisconsin last... More

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Randall Coe, VP of Marketing, Bosch Power Tools

If you look beyond Randall Coe's titles at Bosch, first as director of product... More

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2009 Editors' Choice Awards

No one in our industry has been immune to the deep economic downturn, including... More

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A Tool Is Born

We often say the best ideas are born on jobsites by toolhounds looking for a... More

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Dream Team 2

Meet the brainpower behind your next tool More


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