Press Release Summary:
Product utilizes multi-position comfort grip that pivots to permit access to hard-to-reach places, auto-locking shaft for use as traditional screwdriver, and forward and reverse finger controls. Powered by 3.6 V, rechargeable battery, tool operates at speeds to 150 rpm and comes with AC charger and two double-ended bits. Applications include household projects such as furniture assembly, window treatments, door hinges, and wall hangings.
Original Press Release:
Stanley Goes Cordless With New Screwdriver
Cordless Screwdriver Completes Do-It-Yourself Projects With Ease SUMMARY: Stanley expands its offering of highly functional and durable screwdrivers with the introduction of the Stanley® Cordless Screwdriver. Designed for comfort, durability and ease of use, the Stanley® Cordless Screwdriver features a multi-position comfort grip that pivots for easy access in hard to reach places. The tool has an auto-locking shaft for use as a traditional screwdriver and convenient forward and reverse finger controls. The Stanley® Cordless Screwdriver is an ideal cordless solution for small jobs around the house. Las Vegas, Nevada, January 21, 2003 - Stanley (NYSE: SWK) introduces a versatile 3.6 volt rechargeable cordless screwdriver offering the convenience and simplicity of using a cordless, battery powered tool around the house or workshop. For household projects such as furniture assembly, window treatments, door hinges and wall hangings, the Stanley® Cordless Screwdriver is ready to take on any task. The Stanley® Cordless Screwdriver offers a number of innovative features to make it one of the most dependable cordless screwdrivers in its class. The multi-position handle pivots to fasten screws in hard to reach places where space may be an issue and is designed with a synthetic rubber composite to maximize balance, comfort and grip. The screwdriver features easy to reach forward and reverse finger controls to change from screwdriving to screw removal. The auto-locking shaft allows for manual use as a traditional screwdriver to provide greater control when starting and finishing screws. The cordless screwdriver is powered by a 3.6 volt rechargeable battery which produces 150 RPM. "You'll be surprised how many times you actually put the tool to use around the house," said Michael Morrissey, Global Product Manager for Stanley® Hand Tools/Hardware Product Group. "The screwdriver can take on many home improvement projects and is a tool you can depend on." The Stanley® Cordless Screwdriver comes with a 3.6 volt rechargeable battery, AC charger and two double ended bits are included (#1 and #2 Phillips and two slotted). The Stanley® Cordless Screwdriver is available wherever Stanley® products are sold. The suggested retail price is $19.99. The Stanley Works (NYSE: "SWK") is a worldwide supplier of tools, hardware, doors, fastening systems, storage systems and hydraulic attachments for professional, industrial and consumer use. The company also supplies access control solutions including automatic door and locking systems for commercial applications. Our innovative products help people utilize their skills, express their creativity and realize their visions on work sites around the globe. Brand names include Stanley®, Goldblatt®, Bostitch®, Jensen®, Mac®, Proto®, Best®, La Bounty®, Vidmar® and ZAG® Contact us at 1-800-STANLEY or at www.stanleyworks.com.