March 14, 2014

Lincolnshire, Ill.-based Klein Tools introduced a new Cushion-Grip Impact Punchdown Tool and Blade. 

Marking an expansion of the company’s Voice/Data/Vido punchdown tool line, the  Dura-Blade is a newly designed metal injection molded punchdown blade designed to deliver long-lasting cutting performance. 

September 10, 2012

The 2011 ProDealer Industry Summit included a yard tour of a San Antonio branch of San Marcos, Texas-based McCoy's Building Supply.


April 28, 2011

The 2011 National Hardware Show kicks off May 10 In Las Vegas. Highlights of the three-day event include:

• An outdoor tailgate party making the most of the latest in tailgating products on display;

• Celebrity autographs, including football great Jack Youngblood and actor Ed Begley Jr.;

• A data dive from the Home Improvement Research Institute (HIRI) on consumer projects;

February 22, 2011

Northeast Retail Lumber Association president Rita Ferris described the mood of the 2011 LBM Expo as "reflective, hopeful and positive." Here are some scenes from the event, courtesy of NRLA photographers.

January 31, 2011

From Saddle Brook, N.J., to Garden Grove, Calif., factories in the United States are turning out products to be used in or around the home. On the following pages, Home Channel News editors profile a diverse collection of domestic home channel manufacturers. 

June 22, 2010

It's a long way from 1973, when "single family" usually meant "single story." But numbers clearly show a dip in the size of new American houses.

After three decades of steadily expanding home sizes, the average area of a new house competed in the United States is down  more than 80 square feet from its 2007 peak, according to statistics released recently by the Census Bureau. The average size of a house nationwide declined to 2,438 square feet in 2009. At its peak, the figure was 2,521 square feet.

June 22, 2010

New York City -- Product managers at Stanley Black & Decker played an elaborate game of show and tell Thursday in a Manhattan conference room.