By Robert Archer · May 8, 2019 • The Bosch GSB18V-535C 18-volt EC Brushless Compact 1/2-inch hammer drill/driver and GSR18V-535C 18-volt EC Brush Compact Tough 1/2-inch Drill/Driver feature Bluetooth and companion app.
By Bob Dolph · March 20, 2019 • Integrators may want to keep adhesives like hot glue and double-stick mounting tape in their trucks to use when more traditional tools won't cut it.
By Robert Archer · February 27, 2019 • Adding to its Test and Measurement product line, Klein Tools has announced two new AC/DC voltage testers.
By Jason Knott · March 15, 2018 • 29-year veteran installation technician Jimmie Guarino of AVS in NYC carries 75 tools worth $20K in his 50-pound toolbag. How does yours compare?
By Robert Archer · June 19, 2017 • Fluke Networks jumps to the top of the tools and testers category, followed by Klein, SnapAV, Platinum Tools and Labor Saving Devices. Check out the complete list in our 2017 Brand Analysis.
By Robert Archer · March 2, 2017 • Celebrating its 70th anniversary, Lowell Manufacturing announces its RLB Series of vertical-mount light bars and RPL Series of light-panel mounts to illuminate racks for dealers.
By CE Pro Editors · September 9, 2016 • Vanco's Evolution IR Signal Analyzer is a convenient, handheld device that allows for testing strength, frequency, voltage and pinout configuration.
By Robert Archer · July 13, 2016 • The new DeWalt FLEXVOLT cordless products include a choice of saws, drills, grinders and specific specialized tools.
By Jason Knott · June 22, 2016 • Study by Klein Tools shows strong uptick in electricians working on 'high-tech' commercial projects and 'home technology' installations in 2016, as growing unrest from the recession still lingers in the field with 42% looking to move into related fields, including IT.
By Robert Archer · February 3, 2016 • Platinum Tools' latest product, the Linemen's Pliers, is a new take on a classic tool design, featuring carbon alloy steel and molded comfort grips.
By Robert Archer · December 1, 2015 • DeWalt's latest product is its new 20V Max XR Brushless Deep Cut Band Saw (DCS374), which features the ability cut strut, pipe, and angle iron.
By Julie Jacobson · October 20, 2014 • Klein Tools’ Foam Wire Pulling Lubricant is a clean, effective alternative to gels and waxes. Seriously, it's good stuff but the promo video is pretty darn funny.
By CE Pro Editors · October 9, 2014 • The Cable Prowler features the functionality of a high-end cable tester and length measurement tester.
By Jason Knott · September 4, 2014 • Southwire, owners of Coleman Cable and Romex, will launch over 40 lines of Voice/Data/Video (VDV) tools and testers targeting the custom installation market at the upcoming CEDIA Expo 2014.
By CE Pro Editors · September 1, 2014 • Company will also showcase the EZ-RJ45, which Platinum Tools refers to as "the world’s easiest twisted pair termination system."