Channellock® Introduces New Screwdriver, Nutdriver Lines


MEADVILLE, Pa. - Jan. 26, 2009 - Channellock, Inc., a global leader in the design and manufacture of quality hand tools, has introduced 23 new and improved screwdrivers and nutdrivers to the CODE BLUE® line. The new tools are packed with functionality and manufactured with the same superior standards that CHANNELLOCK® embodies.

"Both lines enhance our product offering, giving customers a more complete combination of quality hand tools that are guaranteed to make a difficult job easier," said Michele King, communications and training manager at Channellock, Inc. "We are proud of these improved additions to our hand tool line and to be the standard of choice for serious professionals and knowledgeable do-it-yourselfers for decades."

The enhanced screwdrivers line features seven new slotted screwdrivers measuring 3/16"x4", 3/16"x6", 3/16"x8", ¼"x1½", ¼"x4", ¼"x6", and 3/8"x8"; and five Phillips screwdrivers measuring #1x4", #2x1½", #2x4", #2x6", and #3x6". Each screwdriver is equipped with magnetic tips, high-torque, three-sided grips and Go-Thru steel blades.

Additionally, a seven-piece screwdriver set is available: slotted screwdrivers measuring 3/16"x4", ¼"x4", ¼"x6", 3/8"x8" and Phillips screwdrivers measuring #1x4", #2x4", #3x6".

A multi-bit screwdriver with #1 and #2 Phillips bits, 3/16" and ¼" slotted bits, and 5/16" and ¼" nutdriver bits is also part of the new line.

The new and improved nutdriver line includes seven nutdrivers measuring 3/16", ¼", 5/16", 11/32", 3/8", 7/16" and ½" with full hollow shafts. Each tool features high-torque, three-sided grips, making them comprehensive, high-quality additions to anyone's toolbox, from industry professionals to DIYers. The new CODE BLUE® Nutdrivers are available individually or as a seven piece set.

All of the tools also come with CODE BLUE® comfort grips for ease in operation and laser-etched steel caps for easy identification.

Founded in 1886, Channellock, Inc. is a worldwide leader in the manufacture of high-quality pliers and assorted hand tools. For more information on CHANNELLOCK® products, rich history, sales contacts and current news, visit CHANNELLOCK® at www.channellock.com.

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