November 7, 2014

The Briggs & Stratton Power Products Group has announced its  new SnowShredder serrated auger on single-stage snow blowers, which allows the user to clear snow and ice. 

August 1, 2014

Hardwood flooring company Lumber Liquidators has donated one of its Dura Dance flooring systems to the Cincinnati, Ohio-based Highsteppers Drill Team as part of its Lay It Forward charity campaign.

The 15-year-old drill team recently moved into a new space, but didn’t have a proper floor, which led to Lumber Liquidators installing the Dura Dance system, which features underlying rubber to reduce impact and absorb energy.

April 2, 2014

A first-of-its-kind HCN survey of store managers sheds light on pocketbook patriotism and what’s really happening where it counts.

March 25, 2014

Citing a shock and fire hazard, Ace Hardware is recalling the Ace Clamp-On LED Work Light, sold at Ace locations and other hardware stores between September and December 2013.

According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the cord bushing inside the light base has exhibited a tendency to fail, which allows the cord wiring to pull out of the base and expose bare wire.

No injuries have been reported.

August 15, 2013

Rubber-Cal Inc. is launching a new recycled rubber flooring, Z-Cycle, which marks the latest entry in its eco-friendly product lineup.

Z-Cycle, made from 100% recycled rubber and tire crumb, is designed to provide an affordable, durable solution for heavily trafficked areas like garages, gyms and basements.

October 31, 2012

Long before Hurricane Sandy arrived, hardware stores throughout the Eastern Seaboard found themselves swamped with customers trying to stock up on everything from batteries to rubber gloves. But now that the worst is over -- and property damage estimates are in the $50 billion range -- the effect on the home improvement industry is coming into focus. 

December 7, 2011

DeWalt announced the launch of its new Rolling Miter Saw/Planer Stand, designed for jobsite mobility thanks to its wide rubber wheels and fold-up feature. The product, availavle exclusively at Home Depot, is designed for a variety of contractors including cabinetmakers, trim carpenters, framers, installers and many other professionals who are tasked with using a miter saw or portable thickness planer on the jobsite.

March 24, 2011

Medina, Minn.-based Rockler Woodworking and Hardware introduced a Protective Bench Mat made from 100% recycled rubber tires. The three-millimeter thick mat measures 24 in. by 60 in.; protects the tops of work benches; and saves tools and projects from the scratches, dings and dents associated with general labor tasks in a shop. 

October 31, 2010

Do you want to engage customers? Then turn them loose in the power tool aisle....

July 13, 2008

The worst flooding in the Midwest in 15 years has left communities across several states...

May 12, 2008

A St. Louis company that makes rubber mulch from recycled tires is moving into a...

March 20, 2008

The retailer will recycle approximately 2.5 million tires in 2008 to manufacture the eco-friendly Majestic...