Products: Tools & Equipment
Constructing a Reputation for Excellence
The Job: Replacing Outdated Buildings on a Tight Timeline
The original University of Utah West Village apartment buildings were constructed more than 50 years ago and have served as student housing for decad
Faster, More Accurate Takeoffs
Beck Technology, a preconstruction data lifecycle company, and Togal.AI, a machine-learning takeoff software, announce the integration between Destini® Estimator, an integrated construction estimating software
Makita U.S.A., Inc. has released the 18V LXT® Compact Brushless ½" Hammer Driver-Drill Kit (XPH16T, 5.0Ah battery and charger included with kit). The hammer driver-drill features increased power for a range of
Impact Driver Bits
DeWalt announces FlextorQ® Impact Driver Bits, the latest generation of impact driver bits that are engineered for durability.
With redesigned tip geometries, the bits offer users optimal performance
Wright now offers a revamped line of superior-quality, American-made screwdrivers designed for professional tradespeople.
Featuring rugged handles with a tri-lobe design for maximum strength and torqu
Virtual Jobsite Visit Technology
Georgia-Pacific now offers cutting-edge virtual jobsite visit technology through its technical services department. The technology, in use since January 2023, enhances the company’s customer support efforts an
Brushless Mud Mixer
RYOBI introduces the 18V ONE+ HP Brushless 1/2" Mud Mixer to its line of ONE+ HP Brushless products. RYOBI ONE+ HP Technology delivers more power, runtime, durability and speed utilizing brushless motors, adva
Makita U.S.A., Inc. introduces the 40V max XGT® Brushless 2 Gallon Quiet Series Compressor (model AC001G).
The compressor has the performance to drive up to 700 brad nails on a single charge of a 40V
Design-Build Best Practices
The Design-Build Institute of America has released updates to its “Design-Build Done Right® Universal Best Practices,” first released in 2014.
The 2023 Best Practices incorporates several changes that
ASTM International announces its newest innovation in improving digital workflow functionality through its new Compass Points tool.
Compass Points is an online tool that provides users with the abilit
Werner introduces the Podium+ Type 1A ladder with a 300-lb load capacity. The new Podium+ provides a large 360° platform and all the other benefits of the Werner Podium ladder in a lighter weight and compact s
DeWalt announces new 20V MAX XR® Brushless Cordless 3/16 in. (DCF403) and 1/4 in. (DCF414) Rivet Tools for fastening aluminum, steel and stainless-steel blind rivets. Designed to maximize productivity, the DeW
Construction Technology Solutions
DeWalt introduces a suite of construction technology solutions to help construction professionals streamline their operations, enhance productivity, automate workflows and support worksite safety. DeWalt’s con
Drywall Pole Sander Kit
Bosch Power Tools introduces new tools along with a new and enhanced 18V Limited Warranty that offers extended coverage for 18V tools, chargers and batteries.
Among the new tools is the 9 In. Drywall
The Ceiling Tile Game Changer Is Here
For nearly a century, Arrow Fastener has served as a leader in innovation and functionality in the hand tool space, keeping a close eye on tool trends and tailoring our range of project solutions to meet (and
BORA® Tool has added an angle duplicator to its line of workshop tools.
The BORA® MiteriX Compact™ angle duplicator is designed to help turn complex miters into easy cuts. Like the original MiteriX, t
Digital Layout Software
Topcon Positioning Systems introduces Digital Layout, a simple, easy-to-use building construction software to enable more contractors to adopt a digital layout. The software is designed to provide a distinct c
Lighted Measuring Tape
DeWalt has launched ToughSeries Lighted Tape Measures (DWHT35625S), DeWalt’s first electronically integrated tape measure.
Features include an integrated LED light for improved visibility in low-light
Lithium-Ion Battery Storage
Lithium-ion batteries are very popular as a strong, portable power source, but they can be a fire hazard, and thus require special storage considerations. New Rack Fire Protect buildings from DENIOS US, which
Multi-Brand Battery Alliance
Bosch Power Tools, with founding partners FEIN and Rothenberger, announce the launch of AMPShare – Powered by Bosch now available in the United States and Canada. This global multi-brand battery alliance offer
DeWalt introduces its ToughSystem® 2.0 storage portfolio with the introduction of 3 new products: an adaptor, deep compact toolbox and 3-drawer toolbox, providing users with greater connectivity to other stora
Pettibone brings its X-Series telehandler lineup to the 15,000-lb. lifting class for the first time with the introduction of the Extendo 1544X telehandler. The added load capacity is ideal for material handlin
Three-Speed Impact Driver
The WORX® Nitro™ 20V 3-Speed Impact Driver features a digital keypad to change speed and impact rate electronically. Outfitted with a high-performance brushless motor, the driver runs 50% longer and is 25% mor
Cordless Belt Sander
DeWalt announces the expansion of its existing range of cordless woodworking and carpentry power tools with its first 20V MAX XR® 3x21 in. Cordless Belt Sander (DCW220B). The belt sander features up to 22% mor
Get the jump on eye safety with the versatile protection and comfort of Brass Knuckle® Grasshopper (BKDST-1010N). Grasshopper combines a host of superior comfort features with a wall of protection against dust
Online Supply Tool
Armstrong® Ceiling & Wall Solutions is giving customers a convenient way to avert today’s supply chain frustrations with its online FAST134 program. The program allows anyone to go to the company’s website to
Ryobi introduces the 18V ONE+ 1800W Power Station to its lineup of portable power solutions.
With 3,000 starting watts and 1,800 running watts, this power station is the perfect, cordless portable pow
3-Speed Impact Driver
DeWalt introduces the 20V MAX XR® 1/4 in. 3-Speed Impact Driver (DCF845) that boasts 30% more torque (rated torque vs. DCF885 impact driver with rated torque of 1,400 in-lbs) and is designed for tough fastenin
Brushless Hammer Drill
The new Cat® 18V 1/2 in. DX13 Brushless Hammer Drill claims the distinction of being the first portable power tool to feature a Graphene battery. This state-of-the-art 18V, 5.0Ah Graphene battery delivers twic
Prep-Paint-Finish Wiping System
Hospeco Brands Group presents TaskBrand® Prep, Paint and Finish Wiping System, a prep-to-finish system that includes all the wiping products needed for each stage of the paint or refinishing process. The metho
Saw Plate with Tool-Free Saw Mounting
BORA® Tool has added a new saw plate to its line of saw guides. The BORA® NGX Saw Plate RT incorporates revolutionary new technology that offers quick, tool-free saw mounting and helps make sure every cut is c
Ryobi™ introduces the 18V ONE+™ 1 Gallon Wet/Dry Vacuum to its lineup of 18V ONE+™ cordless cleaning solutions.
At only 7 lbs, this is Ryobi’s most compact and portable wet/dry vacuum. With powerful s
Hilti North America has announced that in 2023 more than 30 new cordless tools will be added to its already robust portfolio of more than 70 existing Nuron battery-powered tools.
The latest Nuron inno
Built to work in the most demanding conditions, the new Cat® DX11 18V 1/2" Drill-Driver with brushless motor delivers 600 in./lbs. of torque to handle the toughest jobs. This cordless powerhouse is one of seve
Milwaukee® expands its lineup of trade-dedicated workwear solutions with the introduction of the WorkSkin™ Warm Weather Hardhat Liner.
The custom-built fabric is engineered to be breathable and wick m
Jig Saw Blades
Diablo Tools introduces an innovative, complete range of jig saw blades to fit both barrel grip and top handle corded and cordless jig saws. Designed with superior performance in mind, the blades’ ability to c
Reality Capture App
EarthCam announces its redesigned VR Site Tour app. EarthCam has helped contractors easily capture and share detailed photos and videos of job sites for more than two decades. Now, a ground-up redesign of the
The new 18v LXT® Recipro Saw from Makita combines power and performance in a compact size that’s ideal for one-handed use.
The One-Handed Recipro Saw delivers 0–3,100 strokes per minute combined with
BORA® Tool is adding a new NGX Rip Guide to its cutting guide lineup.
The all-new BORA® NGX Rip Guide makes it quick and easy to accurately rip or cross-cut sheet goods and dimensional lumber. Whether
Battery with Pouch Cell Technology
DeWalt unveils the DeWalt 20V MAX 5Ah Battery, its most powerful battery in its class.
The DeWalt Powerstack™ 20V MAX 5Ah Battery builds upon the innovative Powerstack™ platform providing unparalleled
The Canadian Construction Materials Centre has added the new Typar® Construction Tape to its list of approved products, making the complete Typar Weather Protection System now available to the Canadian market.
Milwaukee Tool introduces new hammers that will deliver application-specific features for maximum efficiency on the job site.
The 15 oz. Drywall Hammer (pictured) features Milwaukee’s ShockShield™ gri
Metal Connector Nailers
Kyocera Senco Industrial Tools introduces 2 powerful metal connector nailers that fire 2 1/2" nails commonly required in hurricane and seismic zones.
The JN91P1 and JN91P2 pneumatic metal connector na
Q-Drive Blade for Hard Abrasive Aggregate Material
iQ Power Tools brings to market a new 16.5" blade for its iQMS362 saw that has been specifically engineered to cut harder concrete products with a mix of abrasive and hard aggregates at a PSI range of 7,000+.