News Releases

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

Aug
06
2014
ATG Acquires Niagara Tools
Sparks, Maryland — On Tuesday Apex Tool Group announced the acquisition of specialty cutting tool manufacturer Niagara Tools of St. Catharines, Ontario; the transaction was effective July 31, 2014. Niagara Tools becomes part of Apex’s...Continue Reading
Aug
06
2014
ATG Acquires Niagara Tools

Sparks, Maryland — On Tuesday Apex Tool Group announced the acquisition of specialty cutting tool manufacturer Niagara Tools of St. Catharines, Ontario; the transaction was effective July 31, 2014. Niagara Tools becomes part of Apex’s Power and Professional Tools business unit; this precision tooling, cutting and grinding manufacturer serves the North American automotive and aerospace markets and employs 40 associates. 

“Niagara Tools is a strong strategic complement to our Power Tools business,” said Steve Breitzka, President and CEO of Apex. “This acquisition allows Niagara to...

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Jun
20
2014
JOBOX Launches Flammable Liquid Storage Cabinets
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Jun
20
2014
JOBOX Launches Flammable Liquid Storage Cabinets

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New Safety Cabinets Earn Highly Respected UL Listing and Feature Industry First EZ-Level™ Bolster System

SPARKS, MD (JUNE 20, 2014) – JOBOX®, a premier storage solutions brand from Apex Tool Group, one of the largest hand tool manufacturers in the world, today announced its new line of safety cabinets and cans with superior fire resistance for the industrial sector.

The new JOBOX cabinets take fire safety to a new level by combining fire...

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May
06
2013
Weller® Launches New Iron, Wins Award
Weller®, a global brand of Apex Tool Group known for innovative soldering solutions, today announced the launch of its high performance consumer soldering irons for DIY and hobbyist...Continue Reading
May
06
2013
Weller® Launches New Iron, Wins Award

Weller®, a global brand of Apex Tool Group known for innovative soldering solutions, today announced the launch of its high performance consumer soldering irons for DIY and hobbyist applications.

Three on-board LEDs provide significant application lighting with minimum tip shadowing, setting these irons apart from others on the market. This means no more fumbling for a flashlight or other light sources for those soldering in a basement, garage or poorly lit area. Good solder connections are essential for long-term reliability and performance. Delivering a focused light beam to the...

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May
01
2013
Lufkin® Launches Control Series™
Lufkin®, a premium tool brand from Apex Tool Group, today announced that its new Lufkin® Control Series™ tapes are now available for purchase. The tapes provide greater control and accuracy for construction/trades, industrial, and DIY...Continue Reading
May
01
2013
Lufkin® Launches Control Series™

Lufkin®, a premium tool brand from Apex Tool Group, today announced that its new Lufkin® Control Series™ tapes are now available for purchase. The tapes provide greater control and accuracy for construction/trades, industrial, and DIY users.  

The Lufkin® Control Series™ tapes feature a unique Drag Strip™ feature on the bottom of the tape which allows users to regulate the feed and return of the tape by applying pressure directly to the blade with their index finger. The opening is ergonomically positioned to allow maximum control while the hand and fingers remain in a natural grip...

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