News Releases

All media inquiries should be directed to Robin Sutton at +1-980-209-8697 or Robin.Sutton@apextoolgroup.com.

Dec
10
2019
Distribution America, PRO Group Honor ATG With Two Awards
Sparks, MD, December 10, 2019 - Apex Tool Group (ATG) is proud to have brought home two awards from November's executive conference for Distribution America (DA) and PRO Group, held in St. Petersburg,...Continue Reading
Dec
10
2019
Distribution America, PRO Group Honor ATG With Two Awards

Sparks, MD, December 10, 2019 - Apex Tool Group (ATG) is proud to have brought home two awards from November's executive conference for Distribution America (DA) and PRO Group, held in St. Petersburg, Florida.

This year ATG earned honors from both distribution organizations, and was the only supplier to earn two awards in 2019.  "I can't thank our teams...

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Nov
11
2019
ATG Again Named a “Best Places to Work” in Charlotte
Charlotte, NC, November 11, 2019 - Apex Tool Group was again named one of Charlotte’s “Best Places to Work" for the second year in a row by the Charlotte Business Journal.  This annual ranking recognizes employers based on employee...Continue Reading
Nov
11
2019
ATG Again Named a “Best Places to Work” in Charlotte

Charlotte, NC, November 11, 2019 - Apex Tool Group was again named one of Charlotte’s “Best Places to Work" for the second year in a row by the Charlotte Business Journal.  This annual ranking recognizes employers based on employee feedback, benefits / perks, and other company culture benchmarks.  

The “Best Places to Work” competition...

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Nov
10
2019
APEX Industrial Fasteners Join Crescent Portfolio
November 10, 2019 - ATG’s Crescent® portfolio launched the latest member of its “Trusted by the Trades” family during STAFDA's annual convention:  our APEX® line of industrial fastening...Continue Reading
Nov
10
2019
APEX Industrial Fasteners Join Crescent Portfolio

November 10, 2019 - ATG’s Crescent® portfolio launched the latest member of its “Trusted by the Trades” family during STAFDA's annual convention:  our APEX® line of industrial fastening solutions.

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Nov
01
2019
Home Depot Names ATG Tool "Partner of the Year"
Sparks, MD, November 1, 2019 - Apex Tool Group is proud to announce it earned top tool category honors from The Home Depot, receiving the DIY retailer's prestigious “Partner of the Year” at THD’s annual Supplier Partnership meeting in Atlanta,...Continue Reading
Nov
01
2019
Home Depot Names ATG Tool "Partner of the Year"

Sparks, MD, November 1, 2019 - Apex Tool Group is proud to announce it earned top tool category honors from The Home Depot, receiving the DIY retailer's prestigious “Partner of the Year” at THD’s annual Supplier Partnership meeting in Atlanta, GA.

ATG executives Jim Roberts, John Constantine and John Medicus accepted the award on behalf of all...

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Aug
19
2019
GEARWRENCH® Mobile Work Station Wins Award
Sparks, MD, August 19, 2019 - Professional Tool & Equipment News (PTEN) released its list of annual Innovation Award Winners, and for the first time GEARWRENCH® earned top honors in the “Toolboxes and Cart”...Continue Reading
Aug
19
2019
GEARWRENCH® Mobile Work Station Wins Award

Sparks, MD, August 19, 2019 - Professional Tool & Equipment News (PTEN) released its list of annual Innovation Award Winners, and for the first time GEARWRENCH® earned top honors in the “Toolboxes and Cart” Category.

The PTEN Innovation Awards recognize outstanding companies whose products respond to the automotive repair industry's market challenges with creativity and innovation. Winners in 31 categories (out of nearly 150 nominations) were selected based on their ability to make vehicle diagnosis and repair easier and more efficient.

“It is rewarding...

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Jun
04
2019
GEARWRENCH® Enters Formula Drift as Sponsor for Driver “Rad” Dan Burkett
Sparks, Md. — GEARWRENCH, a leading brand of hand tools geared toward auto mechanics, has sponsored cars in both NASCAR and the IndyCar Series over the past few years. It’s a source of exposure with millions of fans every time those cars hit the...Continue Reading
Jun
04
2019
GEARWRENCH® Enters Formula Drift as Sponsor for Driver “Rad” Dan Burkett

Sparks, Md. — GEARWRENCH, a leading brand of hand tools geared toward auto mechanics, has sponsored cars in both NASCAR and the IndyCar Series over the past few years. It’s a source of exposure with millions of fans every time those cars hit the track. In 2019, GEARWRENCH is again expanding its racing program, becoming the official hand-tool sponsor of veteran Formula Drift driver “Rad” Dan Burkett and his RAD Industries racing team.

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May
14
2019
Apex Tool Group Bolsters Support for Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports as Official Tool Partner
Sparks, MD. — If 2018 was a toe in the water for the relationship between Apex Tool Group and Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports (Arrow SPM), 2019 is officially a cannonball. Apex Tool Group (ATG), one of the world’s largest manufacturers of...Continue Reading
May
14
2019
Apex Tool Group Bolsters Support for Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports as Official Tool Partner

Sparks, MD. — If 2018 was a toe in the water for the relationship between Apex Tool Group and Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports (Arrow SPM), 2019 is officially a cannonball. Apex Tool Group (ATG), one of the world’s largest manufacturers of professional hand and power tools, is making a splash as Arrow SPM’s official tool partner.

ATG brands, including GEARWRENCH (hand tools and storage), Cleco...

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Apr
01
2019
Crescent® Launches Mobile Showroom; Tours U.S. This Year
SPARKS, MD, April 1, 2019 - Apex Tool Group is pleased to introduce the Crescent® Tools Mobile Showroom, a traveling demo display of the coolest, most advanced hand tools yet from the brand that’s Trusted By The Trades! The Mobile Showroom will...Continue Reading
Apr
01
2019
Crescent® Launches Mobile Showroom; Tours U.S. This Year

SPARKS, MD, April 1, 2019 - Apex Tool Group is pleased to introduce the Crescent® Tools Mobile Showroom, a traveling demo display of the coolest, most advanced hand tools yet from the brand that’s Trusted By The Trades! The Mobile Showroom will be crisscrossing America throughout 2019, visiting hundreds of jobsites and distributor locations. It will also appear at special customer events and trade shows.

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Mar
01
2019
ATG Launches Crescent Lufkin® Shockforce™ and Nite Eye Tapes
Sparks, MD, March 1, 2019 - Tradesmen who use a tape measure thousands of times a year know what makes one stand out from the rest. It’s with their input that Apex Tool Group—a premier tool manufacturer—developed its new Crescent...Continue Reading
Mar
01
2019
ATG Launches Crescent Lufkin® Shockforce™ and Nite Eye Tapes

Sparks, MD, March 1, 2019 - Tradesmen who use a tape measure thousands of times a year know what makes one stand out from the rest. It’s with their input that Apex Tool Group—a premier tool manufacturer—developed its new Crescent Lufkin® Shockforce™ and Shockforce Nite Eye tape measures with patent-pending two-sided blade design and an industry-leading 14 feet of standout.

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Oct
05
2018
ATG Named Canadian Tire's Vendor of the Year in Tool/Fixing Category
Sparks, MD - October 5, 2018 - At Canadian Tire’s annual Products Parade Vendor Forum in September, Apex Tool Group was named the chain's 2017 Vendor of the Year in the Tools/Fixing category - the first time ATG was awarded this honor. ...Continue Reading
Oct
05
2018
ATG Named Canadian Tire's Vendor of the Year in Tool/Fixing Category

Sparks, MD - October 5, 2018 - At Canadian Tire’s annual Products Parade Vendor Forum in September, Apex Tool Group was named the chain's 2017 Vendor of the Year in the Tools/Fixing category - the first time ATG was awarded this honor.   

ATG has been a supplier to this iconic Canadian retailer for over 30 years....

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