August 5, 2020
Acme Tools Presentation Team

ATG Names Acme Tools 2019 Partner of the Year

Sparks, MD, August 3, 2020 - Grand Forks-based Acme Tools, a premier tool and equipment retailer in the Upper Midwest, was recently recognized by Apex Tool Group as its 2019 Partner of the Year.

“Acme Tools has been a tremendous industrial channel partner over the years,” said Jim Roberts, CEO of Apex Tool Group who spoke at the recognition event.  “In 2019 their performance reached a new high, with significantly increased store and online sales that helped us launch leadership new products and grow our strategic brands.”  

From a customer relationship and overall partnership perspective “we couldn’t be more pleased,” shared Jeff Campbell, VP, Sales at Apex Tool Group.  “Acme Tools carries a complete line of our latest GEARWRENCH® and Crescent® products, they collaborate and support us in their branches, and their online channel continues to drive robust sales for ATG.”  

Apex Tool Group is a leading global manufacturer and supplier of high performance hand and power tools, tool storage, drill chucks, chain and electrical soldering products for industrial, commercial and demanding do-it-yourself applications. ATG designs, manufactures, markets, and sells proprietary brands, including GEARWRENCH®, Crescent®, SATA®, Cleco®, Weller®, and APEX®. ATG serves a multitude of global markets, including automotive, aerospace, electronics, energy, hardware, industrial, and consumer retail.  Learn more at

Family owned since 1948, Acme Tools is an omnichannel premier retailer of tools and equipment with 10 retail stores in the Upper Midwest and a leading authorized online retailer offering more than 80,000 products online at