September 2011 News

New Single Family Home Sales Slip Again in August
Sales drop 2.3 percent from the revised July level, but track 6.1 percent above 2010 level.

TechSpray Promotes Ngai
Doug Ngai is new product manager of process chemicals.

Delmar Publishes Job Site First Aid Field Guide
Guide helps prepare contractors, construction workers and others for possible emergency situations.

Coalition Applauds Congressmen for Legislation to Strengthen Enforcement of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Orders
New bill would strengthen U.S. enforcement of existing antidumping and countervailing duty orders.

Woodman Tools SkatePlateH20 Has Arrived
SkatePlate and water jet system is designed for cutting tile, granite, masonry or concrete.

Simpson Names Fitzmyers New Chairman, CEO
Founder Barclay Simpson Moves to Chairman Emeritus.

Lyon Workspace Products Publishes New Modular Drawer Cabinet (MDC) catalog
56-page guide covers 250 pre-engineered cabinets plus much more.

OSHA/CSDA Alliance Puts Safety First
Releases three new Best Practice guides.

IDEAL Promotes Nick Shkordoff to Group VP/GM of Electrical Division
Glenn Hollister to head up new Safety & Health Division.

Four-star General Stanley McChrystal to keynote ISA 2012 event
2012 ISA Product Show & Conference set for April 22-24 in San Antonio, Texas.

August Existing-Home Sales Leap Despite Headwinds
Total existing-home sales rise 7.7 percent.

Simpson Strong-Tie to Supply Software and Truss Plates to U.S. Component Industry
Mike Bugbee will lead new business unit.

Residential Housing Sends More Mixed Signals in August
Permits climb 3.2 percent but starts slide 5 percent for month.

Brokk Names Bigwood VP of Sales and Marketing
Peter Bigwood was president of Atlas Copco Construction Tools for 16 years.

Irwin celebrates National Tradesmen Day
Irwin Tools invites nation to thank a tradesman today.

Second Annual Sonnhalter Tool Drive Raises $26,000 Worth of Tools for Habitat for Humanity
Agency partners with Greater Cleveland Habitat for Humanity on Tool Drive.

Pferd Named One of Top 100 Companies in Germany
Prestigious awards recognize most innovative small and medium size companies.

IDEAL Announces Money4Meters Promotion
New promo pays electricians cash back for old multimeters.

Jore Corporation acquires ReciproTools
Recip saw multi-tool product line expands Jore catalog. 

Porter-Cable Sponsors University of Maryland Solar Decathlon Team
Donates tools and accessories to build solar-powered house for national engineering competition.

Cat Lift Trucks Launches Lift Truck Cost Calculator
Tool provides real time cost savings analysis for electric and internal combustion lift trucks.

RIDGID Awards Four PHCC Scholarships
Awards go to students enrolled in plumbing-heating-cooling apprentice programs.

Manasquan Premium Fasteners Expands Product Line
Adds Starborn Industries, Simpson Strong-Tie and 6 Lobe Star Drive Screws.

PB Swiss Tools Is Recertified for ISO
Earns recertification for Standards 9001, 13485, 14001, OHSAS and FSC.

DDI Presents Online Webinar Thursday, Sept. 8 at 11:00 am EST
See the "Turnkey" solution that only DDI System can deliver!

JET/Wilton Challenger Van Hits the Road
Nationwide distributor tour will range from Minnesota to Florida this fall.

U.S. Construction Dips 1.3 Percent in July
Through July, year-to-date construction lags 2010 rate by 3.5 percent.