2007 Tool & Equipment Guide
ABC Supply Co. Inc.One ABC Parkway
Beloit, WI 53511
608-362-7777; Fax: 608-362-2062
ABC Supply offers a wide assortment of exterior building products, including windows and gutters, as well as the tools and equipment professional contractors need. Through our Catalog Division contractors have easy access to more than 6,000 items, from hand tools to power tools, fasteners, caulks, sealants, ventilation equipment and specialty materials.
Aerosmith Fastening Systems5621 Dividend Road
Indianapolis, IN 46241
800-528-8183; Fax: 317-390-6980
Aerosmith is your next generation in fasteners for today’s construction needs. Aerosmith fasteners are designed to fasten plywood, OSB, composite siding, metal lath, concrete to steel, CFS to CFS and cement fiber board to concrete, faster than screws! Saving time and money is easy with Aerosmith Fasteners.
Airplaco Equipment Co.4141 Airport Road
Cincinnati, OH 45226
888-349-2950 or 513-321-2950; Fax: 513-321-8178
The Pro-Cretor high-pressure pump/mixer is a heavy-duty solution for shotcreting, pressure grouting, plastering, structural concrete repair and refractory applications. It includes a 10 cu. ft. material mixer, full-flow 3-inch S-tube material valve with reversing capability, dual hard-chrome plated material cylinders, variable speed hydraulic piston pump with remote control, diesel engine and heavy-duty trailer with hydraulic surge brakes.
Al's Taping Tools & Spray Equipment2941 Comstock Ln.
Plymouth, MN 55447
800-458-7895 or 763-559-8169; Fax: 763-550-1341
Al’s Taping Tools & Spray Equipment is proud to announce our lowest price on TapeTech Taping Tool Full Sets in a decade. Full sets start at $2,599.00 after rebate. Buy now from Al’s and you will also receive over $2,000 in free tools and parts.
Alimak Hek Inc.8400 Villa Drive
Houston, TX 77061
Alimak Hek, a leading manufacturer of rack and pinion-driven equipment for vertical transportation, introduces its HEK MSHF for heavy range applications. The HEK MSHF mast climbing work platform offers safe and reliable solutions to vertical access needs and is the ideal access solution for façade, towers and structures where anchoring is not an option.
Allied Building Products15 E. Union Ave.
East Rutherford, NJ 07073
201-507-8400; Fax: 201-507-3855
Allied is an independent distributor to specialist contractors in several sectors including residential roofing, commercial roofing, siding/windows and to residential and commercial interior contractors. Headquartered in East Rutherford, N.J., Allied has more than 180 locations nationwide and distributes building materials including residential roofing, siding, soffits, windows, skylights, and tools and accessories.
All-Wall Equipment Company Inc.12700 N.E. 124th St., #8
Kirkland, WA 98034
800-929-0927 or 425-823-7022
Providing taping, hanging, texture equipment-automatic tool sales and repairs. All-Wall is the preferred dealer among drywall tradesmen and many other top manufacturers of drywall products and equipment. We deliver the highest quality tools, backed by a superior level of service. Satisfaction guaranteed.
American Spray Technologies1502 22nd. Street NW, Unit A
Auburn, WA 98001
877-833-4342; Fax: 253-833-4329
For over 40 years since originally patenting the hydraulic control spray system, American Spray Technologies has been making dramatic and industry changing improvements to its equipment. Offerings include portable spray machines, gas spray rigs, diesel spray rigs, electric spray rigs and split skid spray rigs, all engineered for easy use and low maintenance.
Anchoring Systems Inc.327 White Conkwright Rd.
Winchester, KY 40391
800-633-3385; Fax 800-382-6709
Suspension Wire Assembly Tool automatically assembles up to 600 suspension ceiling wires per hour. Assemble over 200 different clips onto 12-gauge wire up to 24 feet in length without any machine adjustments. Utilize either bundled or coiled wire.
Architectural Products by Outwater, LLC24 River Road, PO Box 387
Bogota, NJ 07603
800-835-4400 or 201-498-8787; Fax: 1-800-835-4403
Intended to not only enable you to easily create “on demand” radii to suit almost any inside, outside or arch radius application without profile deformation or causing excess stress to the mounting surface, the Flexible Polymer Moldings can be installed using typical woodworking equipment, and do not require priming before finishing.
Atlas Copco Construction Tools, LLC37 Capital Drive
West Springfield, MA 01089
413-746-0020; Fax: 413-746-5383
Atlas Copco’s hydraulic-powered cut-off saws cut through a wide range of materials, including brick, steel, cement and concrete. The 16-inch blade on the LS 16 provides a cutting depth of 6.3 inches. A lightweight design, open cutting face and adjustable blade guard make the saws easy to operate.
Berger Building Products905 Pennsylvania Blvd.
Feasterville, PA 19053
Berger Building Products, Inc. offers Ladder-Max, an ideal product for maximizing ladder safety & work efficiency. Ladder-Max has a universal ladder attachment design that is made from rugged, durable steel construction. It provides a secure, stable 19-inch stand-off and allows a more natural work angle. It is OSHA & ANSI certified.
Beta Max Inc.P.O. Box 2750
Melbourne, FL 32902-2750
800-233-5112; Fax: 321-768-9517
Beta Max introduces its Maxial Track Hoist for the industrial painting market. Designed to provide an easier and safer method of lifting general building materials, the hoist is perfect for confined spaces where frame or systems scaffolding is used. All Beta Max hoist systems meet or exceed ANSI and OSHA specifications.
Blue Line Drywall Tools, LLC1250 South Wilson Way, Suite B-10
Stockton, CA 95205
800-423-1806 or 209-942-1351; Fax: 209-942-2817
Loop springs are now fitted to all Blueline USA flat boxes. The new springs feature an extended loop, allowing the spring to slide as the lid is opened. Close the lid down and the new loop-style springs will slide back into action.
BUILDERSCALE CORP.1305 Dickerson Rd.
Teaneck, NJ 07666
201-837-1204; Fax: 201-833-4386
This new, award winning blade design incorporates the Commercial (1/8-inch) and Residential (1/4-inch) Architect Scales and makes reading construction blue prints in the field easier, faster and 100 percent accurate. It has extra large numbers for easy visibility, a magnetic tip, and a lightweight, heavy-duty compact, shockproof case design.
The C. H. Hanson Company2000 N. Aurora Road
Naperville, IL 60563
800-827-3398 or 630-848-2000; Fax: 800-827-5834
SuperPencil is a carpenter pencil with a 100-percent writing surface and lasts seven times longer than a traditional pencil. It is made entirely from a non-toxic, graphite composition that marks multiple materials and its lines are water and smudge resistant. It never needs sharpening–a tremendous time saver when making multiple marks.
Chicago Pneumatic Construction Tools37 Capital Drive
West Springfield, MA 01089
413-746-0020; Fax: 413-746-5383
The vibration-reduced CP 0017 SVR chipping hammer from Chicago Pneumatic is ideal for chipping and repairing concrete, stone brickwork. The CP 0017 features a standard D-type ergonomic trigger handle and strong steel spring vibration isolator assembly that limits vibration levels for increased operator comfort.
Construction Solutions7918 E. McClain Dr.
Scottsdale, AZ. 85260
866-270-8240; Fax: 480-346-8250
The DBX1000M by Construction Solutions minimizes potential fire hazards by providing a recessed area in the wall for the dryer vent hose, reducing the possibility of kinks, which largely contributes to fires caused by lint build-up. It also features a patented metal snap-on trim ring, which reduces drywall and paint repairs.
DEWALT Industrial Tool Co.701 E. Joppa Road, TW425
Baltimore, MD 21286
The new DEWALT 10-inch compound miter saw is designed with a patented miter system that delivers repeatable and accurate cuts. With a best-in-class vertical capacity to cut up to 3 1/2-inch base molding and 4 1/2-inch crown molding, the saw can cut through various dense materials.
Diamond WallP.O. Box 442
Canton, GA 30169
888-235-4397; Fax: 888-470-5252
Diamond Wall’s DANB trowels are designed for use with unique compounds such as diamond plaster, Venetian plaster and natural clay plasters that are used in the new “Old World” and Italian style wall and ceiling surface finishes. These innovative knives are flexible, durable, lightweight and will not burnish the finish.
DUO-FAST2400 Galvin Drive
Elgin, IL 60123
847-783-5518; Fax: 847-783-5501
DUO-FAST’s SureShot 1820 stapler weighs only 1 pound 10 ounces, drives DUO-FAST 1800 series 18-gauge 1/4-inch crown staples, and has a staple size range from 1/2- to 5/8-inch leg length. The tool features a bottom-load aluminum magazine for easy staple loading and a clean nose that allows for easy fastener placement.
ET&F Fastening Systems Inc.29019 Solon Road
Solon, OH 44139
800-248-2376 or 440-248-8655; Fax: 440-248-0423
ET&F Fastening Systems’ innovative pneumatic fastening tools and hardened steel pins allow split second fastening to steel and concrete substrates without the need for pre-drilled holes. Our products have major building code and building component manufacturer approval. We offer engineering assistance, product training and national distribution - as easy as nailing to wood.
Falcon Ladder & Scaffold Mfg.222 Adams Rd.
Kelowna, BC V1X 7R2 CANADA
800-522-3313 or 250-765-2323; Fax: 250-765-4228
The home of the Original Trigger Bench announces the opening of its Atlanta, Ga. manufacturing and distribution center in November 2007. Get all your favorite Falcon products quickly: Scaffolds (indoor and outdoor), ladders, trigger benches, extension planks, drywall carts, etc. Same Day Shipping on many products!
Exaktime27001 Agoura Road, Suite 280 Calabasas, CA 91301 888-788-8463; Fax: 818-222-6148 www.jobclock.com Designed exclusively for contractors, The JobClock System provides 100-percent accurate timekeeping and automates the payroll process. Rugged, weatherproof, and battery-powered, The JobClock System makes payroll preparation a snap. Easily generate customized reports organized by worker, jobsite, or activity and automatically transfer attendance records into popular payroll and accounting packages.
Foam Materials & Equipment Co.5125 N. Second Street
St. Louis, MO 63147
314-231-6712; Fax: 314-231-6448
Foam Materials & Equipment Co. is a distributor of materials, parts, equipment and miscellaneous items for roofing and wall systems. Give us a call or come visit our showroom for more details on our products and services.
Full Circle International Inc.1850 121st Street East, Suite 113
Burnsville, MN 55337
952-545-2401; Fax: 952-545-2405
Full Circle International is focused on creating high quality and highly productive sanding tools for the contractor. There is a proper tool for each part of the finishing process. With the Radius 360 and the introduction of the Flex Edge sander, Full Circle International now offers a system of tools that will finish sand at a higher level than ever before.
Goldblatt Tool15785 S. Keeler Terrace
Olathe, KS 66062
This Flat Box has a hard anodized coating, deeper back spine for easy hand operation, quick release shoes for easy blade change and clean-up, and an adjustable crown dial, which ensures the precise amount of mud. The lid opens wide for easy clean-up. Box is available in 7-inch, 10-inch and 12-inch sizes.
Hilti Inc.5400 South 122nd East Ave.
Tulsa, OK 74146
800-879-8000; Fax: 800-879-7000
Ideal for various repetitive fastening jobs, the Hilti GX 120 drives nails into concrete, masonry, block and steel with ease. With no battery to charge, electronically controlled gas injection and the world’s first-ever gas level indicator, this reliable and efficient system takes productivity to new heights.
Hitachi Power Tools3950 Steve Reynolds Blvd
Norcross, GA 30093
800-829-4752 or 770-925-1774
The low-vibration reciprocating saw features User Vibration Protection technology that reduces motor vibration by over 65 percent, significantly reducing vibration transfer to the user and decreasing end user fatigue. It also features a unique swing cutting mechanism, variable speed dial and trigger for ultimate control all packaged into a lightweight and ergonomic tool.
Hy-Safe Technology960 Commerce Drive
Union Grove, WI 53182
800-642-0775; Fax: 262-752-2410
Hy-Safe features all fall protection equipment: harnesses, lanyards, temporary anchorages and kits, as well as engineered systems. The company can design, engineer and install a fall protection system that meets your specific safety requirements. With more than 75 years of comprehensive experience, Hy-Safe Technology’s knowledgeable staff will propose a completely integral, cost-effective solution.
Hyde Tools Inc.54 Eastford Road
Southbridge, MA 01550-1875
508-764-4344; Fax: 508-765-5250
These contractor-quality finishing trowels are available with both flat-blade and curved-blade options. The curved trowels are designed to help drywall installers quickly mud and feather taped seams without removing too much compound from the seam. Sizes available in high carbon steel are 11 inches and 14 inches for both flat and curved styles.
Hydro Mobile Inc.125 de L’Industrie,
L’Assomption, PQ J5W 2T9 CANADA
888-484-9376; Fax: 450-589-0370
Hydro Mobile manufactures three lines of mast climbing work platforms, and provides training and technical support to contractors to help them increase their productivity, reduce workers’ fatigue and decrease the risk of injuries. With over 6,000 platforms on the market, Hydro Mobile is the leader of the industry.
ITW/Binks195 Internationale Blvd.
Glendale Heights, IL 60139
Enjoy the benefits of HVLP technology without sacrificing atomization or productivity with the economical Binks SprayVantage 3 outfit. Designed for professional application of latex, enamels, stains, multi-color, lacquers, varnishes, and adhesives, the SprayVantage 3 offers higher efficiency and performance than turbine systems with reduced overspray, controlled spraying, and better air flow and atomization.
Jenny Products Inc.850 North Pleasant Avenue
Somerset, PA 15501-1069
With roots dating to the 1870s, Jenny Products, Inc. has been an OEM manufacturer for several major manufacturers of air compressors. Today, Jenny manufactures and markets its own line of hand-carry, wheeled-portable and industrial-stationary air compressors.
JLG Industries Inc.1 JLG Drive
McConnellsburg, PA 17233
717-485-5161; Fax: 717-485-6417
JLG’s model 20MVL features a platform height of 19.5 feet and 350 pounds platform capacity. The energy-efficient lift has a direct electric drive with maintenance-free, deep-cycle batteries for long duty cycles. A built-in automatic battery charger and non-marking tires are standard. Counter-rotating rear wheels create a zero turning radius for superior maneuverability.
Klein Tools Inc.450 Bond Street
PO Box 1418
Lincolnshire, IL 60069-1418
Klein Tools added work gloves to its Journeyman line that already includes pliers, cutters and other hand tools. The new Utility, Framer, Heavy-Duty Protection and Leather Work gloves provide comfort and durability. All glove styles are available in medium, large and extra-large sizes.
Knudson Mfg. Inc.10401 W. 120th Ave.
Broomfield, CO 80021
800-548-2622; Fax: 303-469-7994
This year Knudson Mfg., Inc. forged new ground with the KD-125M metric framing machine. The KD-125M FRAMEMAKER features Knudson’s performance specifications of the imperial dimension drywall stud machines and can produce metric dimension punch tooling in nearly any size for international customers.
Kraft Tool Company Inc.8325 Hedge Lane Terrace
Shawnee, KS 66227
800-422-2448 or 913-422-2828; Fax: 800-985-7238
Kraft Tool EZ-Grip Mud Pan is unique with a special non-slip textured surface, which provides a finisher a better grip, offering less hand fatigue. The Kraft EZ-Grip Mud Pan is stainless steel, resists rust and is easy to clean. The pan is tapered and sides sheared to clean knife easily.
LENOX301 Chestnut Street
East Longmeadow, MA 01028
413-525-3961; Fax: 413-525-8867
The LENOX Gold bi-metal utility blade features a titanium nitride-coated edge, making it the longest lasting utility blade ever made. Users can extend the life of these blades even further by using the LENOX Gold utility knife, which has a patented titanium-coated stainless steel nose that stands up to the most abusive work situations.
Level Rite Ladder Safety Accessories3120 Foothill Blvd.
Oroville, CA 95966
Contractors, roofers, painters and installers use Level Rite Ladder Levelers constructed of ultra-strong aluminum. The extension leg on the Dual-Leg Leveler transfers to either ladder rail. A (black) extension leg accessory, sold separate, adds 8 inches more length for steep inclines. Mechanical operation won’t jam or break. Exceeds OSHA guidelines.
Lift Equipment Inc.65265 San Jacinto Lane
Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240
800-225-0057; Fax: 760-288-2254
Lift Equipment specializes in lightweight, portable and truck-mounted conveyors, platform hoists, motor ladders and bulk conveyors.
Loggerhead Tools, LLCP.O. Box 83
Palos Park, IL 60464
888-564-4374 or 708-671-9034; Fax: 708-923-1041
LoggerHead Tools Bit Dr. packs the function of a 21-piece driver set in the weight of one standard screwdriver. Its ergonomic features set it apart: In addition to 21 driver heads, it offers six driving positions, three length adjustments, an intuitive ratcheting function and fingertip control.
Louisville Ladder7765 National Turnpike - Unit 190
Louisville, KY 40214
800-666-2811; Fax: 800-274-4566
The new camouflage stepladders feature a molded top with tool slots, slip resistant feet and pinch resistant spreader braces. Rated at Type II, the ladder will safely support the user and materials up to 225 pounds. The fiberglass extension features exclusive Quicklatch rung locks, swivel safety shoes, D-shaped rungs for comfort and mar-resistant end caps.
Lyropa Corp.900 Simpson St.
Eddystone, PA. 19022
The Pro-Fit line of hole saws cut through any type of wood, Medium Density Fiberboard (MDF), cement fiber siding, plastic, wall tile and polyurethane. They come equipped with a drill & drop arbor, which makes it possible to make quick changes between saw sizes and also allows the quick dislodging of slug or waste.
Makita U.S.A. Inc.14930 Northam St.
La Mirada, CA 90638
Makita has released its new staplers, combining a range of features for durable and reliable performance for pro-level work. Staplers feature a depth-drive adjustment, allowing users to drive staples to the precise level on the surface and a quick-release “tool-less” cam-lock that opens the guide assembly to easily clear jammed staples and minimize downtime.
Marshalltown Co.104 South 8th Avenue
Marshalltown, IA 50158
800-888-0127; Fax: 800-477-6341
The new “walking foot” design of the Skywalker 2.0 stilts features a fully adjustable ankle spring, allowing for a more natural walking motion. A flip-and-switch system makes for quick height adjustment. Stilts are available in two sizes: SW218, adjusting from 18-30 inches; and SW224, adjusting from 24-40 inches.
Metabo Corp.1231 Wilson Drive
West Chester, PA 19380
800-638-2264; Fax: 800-638-2261
Metabo Corp., a leading international manufacturer of professional grade portable electric power tools and abrasives for industrial, construction and welding applications, has made its four-piece 18-volt cordless combination kit available with lithium-ion batteries. The kit includes a drill/driver, circular saw, reciprocating saw and flashlight. Using lithium-ion battery technology, these tools are lighter and run longer than with traditional NiCad batteries.
Midwest Tool and Cutlery Co.P.O. Box 160, 1210 Progress St.
Sturgis, MI 49091
Midwest Tool and Cutlery Co. produces the Made in the USA Midwest Snips brand of aviation and tinner snips. The company also produces a full line of folding tools, cable cutters and other specialty tools for the HVAC/R, construction, siding, roofing and sheet metal industries.
Milwaukee Electric Tool Corp.13135 W. Lisbon Road
Brookfield, WI 53005
Milwaukee Electric Tool’s new 12-volt Sub-Compact Driver delivers 100-in/lbs. of torque and weighs only 2 pounds. Powerful enough to drive 130 3-inch screws in a single battery charge, the driver utilizes a 1.4 Ahr battery that runs longer without sacrificing the ergonomic balance end-users prefer.
Multiquip Inc.18910 Wilmington Ave.
Carson, CA 90746
800-421-1244 or 310-537-3700; Fax: 310-537-3927
Ideal for a wide range of applications the Multiquip’s DuoScreed works with a unique blade profile that enables one person to strike-off concrete. It features a unique reversing blade, one side is used for standard form-to-form, and the other is for wet screeding. It is lightweight and easy to use.
Muro North America Inc.7 Tilbury Court
Brampton, ON L6T 3T4 CANADA
800-665-6876; Fax: 905-451-7936
Muro is a proven leader of Auto Feed Screw Driving Systems. Our tool line-up includes coil & strip feed systems, capable of driving a variety of fasteners from ¾ inches to 3 inches saving you time on every job. Muro represents quality, performance and durability, the choice of professional contractors throughout the world.
North American Bocker302 W. Lane St.
Raleigh, NC 27603
888-262-5371; Fax: 919-832-8493
NA Bocker has served the United States and Canada since 1985, providing unparalleled customer support and products. Offerings include telescoping hydraulic hoists and remote-controlled towable cranes, Freund hand tools for metal and slate, Draco nibblers and shears, Wuko clippers and benders, Excalibur shears, Express soldering equipment and many other manufacturers.
OLFA - North America5500 N. Pearl Street, Suite 400
Rosemont, IL 60018
800-962-OLFA (6532); Fax: 800-685-3950
OLFA North America, a marketer and distributor of premium-quality utility knives and blades for industrial applications, safety managers, contractors and do-it-yourselfers, has added two new models of safety knives. They feature self-retracting blades for optimum protection and are engineered with specially designed dual-edge, spring-loaded blades crafted of high-quality carbon tool steel for maximum performance and durability.
Palfinger North AmericaPO Box 846
Niagara Falls, ON L2E 6V6 Canada
800-816-1858 or 905-374-2975; Fax: 905-374-1203
Palfinger North America is a leading manufacturer of truck-mounted forklifts. These forklifts offer the speed, power, lift capacity and maneuverability you need to deliver wallboard over rugged terrain, to crowded work sites and tight spaces with ease and reliability and in fewer trips.
PAM Fastening Technology Inc.2120 Gateway Blvd.
Charlotte, NC 28208
800-699-2674; Fax: 704-394-9339
PAM Fastening Technology Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Buehnen Group, in Bremen, Germany. PAM’s newest products include a line of autofeed screwdriver systems and collated screws for construction applications such as fastening subfloors, drywall, and roof tiles. PAM’s products are sold primarily through a nationwide network of distributors and manufacturer representatives.
Paslode888 Forest Edge Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061
847-634-1900; Fax: 847-634-8091
Paslode, a division of ITW, is a leading manufacturer and marketer of cordless and pneumatic fastening systems for construction, remodeling and industrial applications.
PrimeSource Building Products Inc.2115 East Belt Line Rd.
Carrollton, TX 75006
The Grip-Rite GRTFN250 16-Gauge Finish Nailer is engineered to work with Grip-Rite Collated Finish Nails designed for baseboard, cabinet, chair rail, trim, molding and finish work. The nailer has a 360-degree tool-free air exhaust and depth adjustment, and a nail capacity of 110. All Grip-Rite tools come with a limited 12-month warranty backed nationwide by our authorized service centers.
Putzmeister America Inc.1733 90th Street
Sturtevant, WI 53177 800-884-7210; Fax: 262-884-6338
Primarily for outside plaster and stucco, the compact yet powerful Putzmeister 18 hp S5 GH gas version features a new hydraulic drive technology. The technology offers the ease of fully variable volume pump output and a reverse pump feature to relieve line pressure.
Radians7580 Bartlett Corp Drive
Bartlett, TN 38133
877-723-4267 or 901-388-7776; Fax 901-388-0144
Radians has introduced two new eye protection products, the Cloak Goggle and the Dagger Safety Glass. Both meet ANSI standards and are 99.9 percent UVA/UVB resistant. These glasses are manufactured with a closed-cell foam padding that forms a perfect seal, which provides excellent eye protection in environments such as sanding, woodworking, and machinery operation.
RIDGID Tool Company400 Clark St.,
Elyria, OH 44035
RIDGID industrial two-stage wet/dry vacuums are designed specifically for clean up of heavy debris and liquids. Two models are available, offering a 14-gallon and 16-gallon drum. The stronger, quieter RV two-stage proprietary motor series and its patented blower wheel are designed to handle heavy debris and liquid more quickly and efficiently.
Robert Bosch Tool Corp.1800 W. Central Rd.
Mount Prospect, IL. 60056
224-232-2000; Fax 224-232-3169
The hand-held Digital Multi-Detector is capable of detecting ferrous and non-ferrous metal materials, wood studs and 120V wiring behind walls or within concrete. The sensor area features a light ring that changes from green to red to clearly communicate when it passes over detected materials. There’s also a zoom feature that helps detect small and hard-to-recognize metal objects.
Rodenhouse Inc.974 Front NW Suite 100
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
800-249-4747; Fax: 616-454-0404
The Plasti-Grip CBW is a large plastic washer that secures commercial building wrap and seals around the screw penetration. The multi-use fastener applies house wrap, EIFS, stucco, and rigid foam. This adds to the popular Grip-Plate plaster repair washer that applies diamond lath, stucco wire, and/or repairs old sagging plaster.
Simpson Strong-Tie5956 W. Las Positas Blvd.
Pleasanton, CA 94588
925-560-9000; Fax: 925-847-1597
Fastening drywall has never been as fast or as cost-effective with Quik Drive auto-feed screw driving systems by Simpson Strong-Tie. Quik Drive’s precise countersink adjustment produces consistent dimples and its auto-feed mechanism allows fast, hassle-free driving.
Sto Corp.3800 Camp Creek Parkway
Building 1400, Suite 120
Atlanta, GA 30331
800-221-2397; Fax: 404-346-3119
The All Purpose Stucco Pump from Sto Corp. can spray most Sto products, including Sto Powerwall Stucco and operates off of single-phase 230V power. It has a flow rate of 21 liters/minute, and can spray up to 210 feet. Using the All Purpose Stucco Pump helps applicators complete stucco jobs faster and more efficiently.
Stud Chopper, LLCPO Box 579
Slidell, LA 70459-0579
985-641-2753; Fax: 985-641-5945
The Stud Chopper product line was launched at METALCON in 2000. Stud Choppers have been proving themselves for the past seven years with their demonstrations of speed, safety and clean, quiet performance. After seeing these machines in action, it becomes clear why this company’s mantra remains: “Makes You Money or Your Money Back.”
Subaru RobinA Division of Fuji Heavy Industries, Ltd. Group
940 Lively Blvd.
Wood Dale, IL 60191-1204
800-277-6246 or 630-350-8200; Fax: 630-350-8212
Subaru inverter generators reduce running sound for near-silent operation. The line includes the 4,300-watt RG4300iS, powered by Subaru’s EX chain-driven overhead cam gasoline engine. Subaru inverter generators run the engine at slower speed for low power use and automatically increase speed as more electrical power is required.
Tajima Tool Corp. (USA)3510 Torrance Boulevard, Suite 112
Torrance, CA 90503
888-482-5462 or 310-540-7900; Fax: 310-540-7939
Tajima announces the Aluminist Magazine series, the newest addition to the Rock Hard line of heavy-duty snap-blade knives. The series features an automatic blade-loading system that uses a removable five-blade magazine for fast and sure blade refilling, dual-blade locking systems, comfortable non-slip grips embedded in the handles, heavy-gauge stainless steel blade sleeves, and rugged die-cast aluminum handles.
Tapco Integrated Tool Systems29792 Beck Road
Wixom, MI 48393
800-521-7567; Fax: 888-459-0702
Tapco Integrated Tool Systems is a leader and innovator in professional installation tools and accessories, including brakes, saw tables and the new PowerPole, a drill-powered pole scaffolding system. Tapco markets and sells its products through the wholesale distribution channel to contractors, remodelers, installers and builders.
Tools For Trades Inc.335 Wilbanks Drive
Ball Ground, GA 30107
800-582-8665; Fax: 800-282-8665
Tools For Trades, Inc. is a wholesale construction tool distributor specializing in drywall, acoustical, and various other trowel trades. Distribution centers in Georgia, Utah, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Florida provide unbeatable national delivery. We represent all major manufacturers such as Diamond Wall, TapeTech, Dewalt, DuraStilts, Stanley, Kraft, Wal-Board, and many more.
Topcon Positioning Systems Inc.7400 National Drive
Livermore, CA 94551
925-245-8300; Fax: 925-245-8599
The RL-VH4G is a professional interior laser that is fast, self-leveling, accurate and four-times brighter than conventional lasers due to its ultra-visible GreenBeam technology. It features a protective removable laser guard and is equipped with Topcon’s SmartScan technology, allowing the user to quickly and easily draw a laser light on any surface, to any length needed.
TRAMEXc/o Black Hawk Sales Inc.
28 Pin Oak Drive
Littleton, CO 80127
303-972-7921; Fax: 303-972-7106
The most powerful scanner for non-destructive moisture detection and leak tracing in the building envelope including: EIFS (exterior insulation and finishing systems), built-up, single-ply and modified roofing and foam insulation systems.
Triangle Fastener Corp.4661 Hinckley Pkwy.
Cleveland, OH 44109
800-486-1832; Fax: 216-351-5008
Triangle Fastener Corporation supplies standard and specialty fasteners, tools, sealants and accessories for the construction industry. A complete line of fasteners for metal-to-metal, metal-to-wood, drywall and concrete anchoring is available from each of our 24 locations. We offer jobsite assistance, technical assistance, Pak-One inventory management programs, and product development.
USG Sheetrock ToolsUnited States Gypsum Co.
130 South Jefferson Street, Suite 250
Chicago, IL 60661
312-454-2118; Fax: 312-214-4301
Professional Mud Mixer, one of the newest innovations from USG Sheetrock Tools is designed for mixing joint compound. It facilitates quick mixing while minimizing the spinning and shaking of the bucket. Its unique tri-fold mixing action folds material from the sides, top, and bottom, resulting in less shake, less spin and less splatter.
Warner Tool Products13435 Industrial Park Blvd.
Minneapolis, MN 55441-3899
For more than 80 years, Warner Manufacturing Company has been a leader in the paint sundries industry. The Warner tool line–scrapers, knives, wallcovering tools and accessories–carries a reputation for high quality and customer satisfaction. Stop by your local dealer or distributor and let us help you complete your job.
Werner Ladder Co.93 Werner Road
Greenville, PA 16125
Werner Ladder Co. makes ladder climbing easier and safer with The Equalizer. The innovative factory-installed leveling system promotes the safe use of an extension ladder on uneven ground. With unmatched product performance in lab testing for strength and durability, it exceeds all ANSI and OSHA test requirements for extension ladders and levelers.
Williams Brothers Corporation of America1330 Progress Drive
Front Royal, VA 22630
800 255-5515 or 540 636-4444; Fax: 540 636-4455
Our newly re-designed Williams Brothers exterior access door is cutting edge in the industry. With a zinc coating and double gasketing on the offset return frame edge and rear door flange, this access panel is weather resistant and perfect for outdoor applications.