Taylor’s named to Roaring 20
The list recognizes the fastest growing Northern Virginia businesses that make significant contributions to their local economies, according to the Journal.
Taylor’s Do it Center is owned by the family of Bob Taylor, president and CEO of Fort Wayne, Ind.-based Do it Best Corp.
DeWalt launches Diamond Edge Chop Saw Blade
Towson, Md.-based DeWalt announced the launch of the industry’s first Diamond Edge Chop Saw Blade.
The new DW8500 Diamond Chop Saw Blade lasts 100 times longer than traditional abrasive cutting blades. It was developed to allow diamond to be used to cut metal without sacrificing cutting performance, while reducing product costs for the end user.
“At DeWalt, we are pioneers in developing power tools and accessories that deliver industry-first innovation and technology that leads to increased productivity and performance,” explained Brad Nohr, product manager. “Our new Diamond Edge Chop Saw Blades are just one example of how we are leading the industry with product development that addresses end user concerns and raises the bar to exceed contractors’ expectations.”
The new blade is designed for tradesmen tasked with cutting pipe, steel studs, angle iron, rebar and threaded rod using a chop saw. The blade features a steel core to provide constant cutting depth, capacity and stability of a solid core with the exposed diamond matrix allowing the blade to cut concrete, plastic, fiberglass, rubber, non-ferrous metals, stainless and ferrous metals, the company said.
The company said the Diamond Chop Saw Blade will be available in December of this year, with an expected retail price of about $249.
Hardware store owner wins mayoral bid
Dieruf, 55, defeated incumbent Clay Foreman on a platform of treating citizens like customers and prioritizing solving their problems the article said.