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Hand-Held and Power Tools

Engineering solutions provider expands offering

By: Gia Costella     5th April 2013   Engineering solutions provider Bearing Man Group (BMG) has expanded its range of tools by introducing industrial tools and equipment manufacturer Atlas Copco’s turbo grinders this month, which are designed for grinding, cutting and sanding, even in confined spaces. 

Pneumatic air tools to be showcased at trade fair for first time

By: Gia Costella     5th April 2013   Industrial products supplier Dowson & Dobson will showcase its range of Mighty Seven (M7) pneumatic air tools at this year’s Automechanika trade fair, which will target trade visitors from sub-Saharan Africa and will take place from May 8 to 11 at the Nasrec Expo Centre, in Johannesburg. 

German wall saw imported for African market first supplied to Botswana

By: Gia Costella     5th April 2013 Manufacturer and supplier of diamond tools and equipment Diamond Products introduced the DP 75 H wall saw to the African market this year and hopes to establish the saw and its technology as an accepted product on the South African market.   

Technology provider focuses on user safety, driven by demand

By: Gia Costella     5th April 2013 To meet the rising demand for operator safety on site, as specified by major construction companies, added safety features have been included in the design of the new GBH 8-45 DV professional rotary hammer, which was launched in January by technology and services provider Bosch Power Tools South... 

New taps tackle tough materials

5th April 2013 International solid-carbide and steel rotary cutting tools manufacturer Dormer Tools last month launched a new range of multi application taps which are designed to support a high level of performance in a range of hard-to-machine materials.   

Upgraded hand-held tool saves costs

By: Yolandi Booyens     6th April 2012 Global polymer processing company Rehau has launched an enhanced version of the Adamik hand-held portable Edgebander, which is used to apply edgeband to chipboard in Europe 

Market demands continual innovation

By: Yolandi Booyens     6th April 2012 The hand-held and power tools market is not easy to enter, as new players first have to prove themselves in one or more facets, says diversified technology company 3M South Africa. 

Company introduces new lithium-ion range

6th April 2012 Outdoor power tool manufacturer Stihl has harnessed lithium-ion technology to produce a new line of environmentally responsible products, eliminating fuel costs and exhaust emissions.  

New jigsaw available

6th April 2012 Power tools manufacturer Makita made a new jig saw, which has been developed to cover the midrange capacity segment, and which provides contractors and woodworkers with a compact, powerful model that provides less vibration, available to the market. 

Air motors better suited for tools

By: Yolandi Booyens     6th April 2012 Industrial equipment supplier Dowson & Dobson Industrial (D&D) will, on June 1, introduce a new range of hand-held tools that make use of turbo air motors, which are better suited as a drive for standard air tools than electric motors.  

Local company experiences continued growth

By: Yolandi Booyens     6th April 2012 Outdoor power equipment supplier Briggs & Stratton reports that it has experienced healthy year-on-year turnover growth on product sales 

Company strives to provide high-quality tools at affordable prices

By: Yolandi Booyens     4th April 2012 Specialist in the manufacture, assembly and sales of diamond tools Diamond Products has introduced its lightweight Shibuya core drill into the market. 

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