Irwin

Stanley Aquires Lenox Irwin

The giant conglomerate that is Newell manages a ton of different brands which include Irwin, Lenox and Hilmor under their tool division but also Graco Car Seats and Yankee Candles and many many more. We are guessing it is hard to effectively cover so much ground and at nearly $2 billion this is not chump change. Stanley, Black & Decker …

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We aren’t suggesting you need to send out any flowers today and we do acknowledge it is a completely made up holiday. That being so we are happy to support the effort to raises awareness and appreciation for the hard work done everyday by the great men and women who continue to built this country.

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If you didn’t already know today is National Tradesman Day! While this is sort of a made up holiday by the Irwin Tool company we couldn’t be more on board with showing some respect and gratitude to all the men and women who have built all the offices we work in, road we drive on and homes we raise our …

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We’ve done several utility knife comparison posts including: 1) Utility Knife Showdown 2) Utility Knife Showdown 2 – Irwin Strikes Back 3) Return of the Utility Knife – The Final Showdown but of course the trilogy didn’t die there as we also had the launch of the Milwaukee Fastback 2 and now the new FK Irwin Series. Time to accept …

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Right off the bat we will be the first to say this test and most others we have read on circular saw blades are pretty flawed. To do it right we would love to take off a week of work and do nothing but cut stuff morning, noon and night. Say 20 of each blade that we could use until …

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We would like to show our support and give the first 10 Tradesmen, a FREE Irwin Vise Grip and Tradesmen Day tee shirt (shown above on the beautiful Ashley). For tradesman, simply say thanks to a fellow tradesman who mentored you early in your career with a short thank you post on our Facebook page. First 10 who post (that live in continental US) will get a …

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  Yesterday Irwin Tools and the 2010 North American Ultimate Tradesman champ, Delwyn Thornton were in New York to ring the opening bell on the NYSE. This is a pretty big event and nice to see a little recognition for a tool brand. It looks like Irwin is planning events all month long leading up to Friday, September 16, 2011 …

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  Well several months back we took a modest selection of 5 utility knives and compared a few common features in the original Utility Knife Showdown. However just after that launch Irwin launched several new knives that brought some interesting new features to the table as well as some very trade specific knives so we did the follow up Showdown …

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