Wilsonart hires environmental health and safety director
Flooring manufacturer Wilsonart North America has announced the appointment of Kevin Sweeny as the new director of environmental health and safety.
In his new role, Sweeney will focus on developing streamlined policies and procedures that ensure environmental and safety performance, generate cost savings and promote sustainable business practices.
Sweeney brings to Wilsonart 14 years of experience managing programs across multiple locations and effectively leading cross-functional teams to drive performance, most recently with Siemens Industry.
Based in Temple, Texas, Wilsonart is a producer of high-pressure laminate flooring.
New products to star at the National Hardware Show
When the curtain rises on the 2011 National Hardware Show, attendees will be treated to a steady stream of new product introductions from industry leaders like 3M, Robert Bosch Tool Corp., Char-broil, The Coleman Co., Jarden Safety & Security and many others.
“We are excited not only at the depth of suppliers signed up for the 2011 National Hardware Show, but at the unveiling of new products across all categories,” said Rich Russo, event director, National Hardware Show. “The industry can look forward to seeing some of the most creative solutions imaginable in all segments of the industry.”
This year’s nearly sold-out event — to be held May 10 to 12 in Las Vegas — will showcase innovations in Hardware & Tools, Homewares, Lawn & Garden/Outdoor Living, Paint & Accessories, Plumbing & Electrical, Storage & Organization, and Tailgate/Outdoor Recreation, as well as core product categories being featured in the Show’s International Sourcing area.
There will be four areas devoted to new products at the 2011 Show, including the New Product Launch Spotlight, with a highly visible location in the lobby of the Central Hall. New power tools from SKIL, Ryobi/Ridgid and others, as well as never-before-seen lawn and garden products will be tested in the Handy/Gardening How-To Product Test Shop, which also has exhibitors demonstrating their products in 15-minute slots each afternoon at the Show.
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Lufkin launches new series of Power Tapes
Sparks, Md.-based Lufkin has launched Hi-Viz 600 Series Power Tapes measuring tools for professional and do-it-yourself projects. The 600 Series Power Tapes are marketed as offering durability and a full-length blade coating for long-lasting markings. A double-riveted end hook with steel reinforcement enhances the tapes’ longevity.
Lufkin is a brand of the Apex Tool Group.
"The new 600 Series Power Tapes are dependable and cost efficient for pros and DIY enthusiasts alike," said Randi Ligon, product manager for Lufkin. "A variety of sizes meet diverse needs and make Lufkin tapes the go-to tape measure in the toolbox and on the tool belt."
The new 600 Series Power Tapes are available in three lengths: 10 ft., 16 ft. and 25 ft.
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