News Releases

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Nov
20
2013
Armstrong® Launches New Site
ATG's premiere industrial brand, Armstrong®, has a new home.  The new site includes over 4,000 products and features easy navigation to help customers quickly find what they need.  As an added benefit, the search function even works with...Continue Reading
Nov
20
2013
Armstrong® Launches New Site

ATG's premiere industrial brand, Armstrong®, has a new home.  The new site includes over 4,000 products and features easy navigation to help customers quickly find what they need.  As an added benefit, the search function even works with competitive part numbers.   Give it a try!

Please visit us at www.armstrongtools.com 

Oct
10
2013
Crescent® Innovation Microsite Launch
This week, ATG unveiled its new Crescent® Innovation Microsite, www.Innovation.CrescentTool.com . The site will be promoted through print and digital...Continue Reading
Oct
10
2013
Crescent® Innovation Microsite Launch

This week, ATG unveiled its new Crescent® Innovation Microsite, www.Innovation.CrescentTool.com . The site will be promoted through print and digital advertising in the Family Handyman, Hardware Retailing, Hardware Connection and other media during the upcoming 2013 holiday season. 

The circling images,... 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...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... 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...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... Continue Reading

Mar
03
2013
GearWrench® Introduces 120XP™ Flex
GearWrench®, a premier hand tool brand from Apex Tool Group, known for tools that deliver speed, strength and access, today announced the new 120XP™ Flex Head Ratchet will be available for purchase mid to late March. The new ratchet...Continue Reading
Mar
03
2013
GearWrench® Introduces 120XP™ Flex

GearWrench®, a premier hand tool brand from Apex Tool Group, known for tools that deliver speed, strength and access, today announced the new 120XP™ Flex Head Ratchet will be available for purchase mid to late March. The new ratchet includes all the features of the standard 120XP™ Ratchet plus an adjustable flex head with six positions, giving the end user additional clearance and improved access.

The 120XP™ Flex Head Ratchet has a longer reach handle than the standard 120XP™, providing unprecedented access for hard to reach fasteners. Like the original 120XP™ Ratchet, the Flex Head... Continue Reading