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GearWrench releases new line of standard pry bars

Monday, September 29th, 2014

GW 82404 MAIN 220x78 GearWrench releases new line of standard pry barsSPARKS, MD (September 23, 2014) – GearWrench®, a premier hand tool brand from Apex Tool Group, known for tools that deliver speed, strength and access, today announced several new open stock Standard Pry Bars and a set, further expanding its offering in the popular pry bar category.

“This line expansion demonstrates our commitment to providing automotive technicians with the best range of tools to help them get their job done efficiently,” said Jim Stewart, product manager for GearWrench. “These new pry bars stand up to the toughest tasks.” Read More→

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KD TOOLS JOINS GEARWRENCH® FAMILY

Thursday, July 17th, 2014

KD Tools Quality Meets GearWrench Innovation, Bringing End Users a New Level of Productivity in Automotive Specialty Tools

GearWrench KD TOOLS JOINS GEARWRENCH® FAMILYSPARKS, MD (July 1, 2014) – GearWrench®, a premier hand tool brand from Apex Tool Group, known for tools that deliver speed, strength and access, today announced that the complete line of KD Tools is now available under the popular GearWrench brand.

For over 95 years, KD Tools has made tough jobs easier for automotive professionals. As one of the first automotive specialty tool brands, KD Tools has a storied history among automotive professionals.  Now end users will benefit from the quality of KD Tools coupled with GearWrench innovation.  The transition offers end users the best in service kits, engine tools, brake tools, inspection tools, and more. Read More→

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Extra Long Ratchet Handles Provide Speed, Strength, Leverage and Access

84T ratchet2 220x95 GEARWRENCH INTRODUCES NEW 84 TOOTH LONG HANDLE RATCHETSSPARKS, MD (August 13, 2013) – GearWrench®, a premier hand tool brand from Apex Tool Group, known for tools that deliver speed, strength and access, today announced its new 84-Tooth Long Handle Ratchets. The handle on the new ratchets is over 25 percent longer than standard ratchets offering increased reach and greater leverage. It has a low profile GearWrench teardrop head and a flush-mount on/off

The 84-tooth gear offers a 4.3 degree swing arc making it easy for technicians to start fasteners in the most confined spaces. Like many GearWrench ratchets, the new 84-Tooth Long Handle Ratchets exceed ASME torque performance specifications delivering the required strength.  The longer handle provides technicians with increased reach and leverage.  Read More→

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New Sockets Offer Unprecedented Durability and Strength, Last Three Times Longer than Other Thin Wall Sockets

gearwrench 220x215 GEARWRENCH UNVEILS HIGH STRENGTH WHEEL PROTECTOR IMPACT SOCKET SETSPARKS, MD (May 20, 2013) – GearWrench®, a premier hand tool brand from Apex Tool Group, known for tools that deliver speed, strength and access, today announced its High-Strength Wheel Protector Impact Socket Set, sku # 84946.

The new GearWrench High-Strength Wheel Protector Impact Sockets last three times longer than other wheel-protecting thin-wall sockets due to the high-strength reinforcing ring that increases durability and provides added strength.  Read More→

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Added LED Lights Help Improve Access and Visibility in Work Area

GW Ratcheting SDriver LED Lights 2 220x170 GEARWRENCH INTRODUCES 2 POSITION RATCHETING SCREWDRIVER WITH  LED LIGHTSSPARKS, MD (May 13, 2013) – GearWrench®, a premier hand tool brand from Apex Tool Group, known for tools that deliver speed, strength and access, today announced the new 2-Position Ratcheting Screwdriver with LED light technology. The new screwdriver (sku # 82788) has two LED lights that help illuminate a work area, making it easier to work in poorly lit spaces. Read More→

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Innovative Ratchet Design Enables Unprecedented Access

SPARKS, MD (October 1, 2012) – GearWrench®, a premier hand tool brand from Apex Tool Group, known for tools that deliver speed, strength and access, today announced the launch of the 120XP™ Ratchet. The new hand tool is the only ratchet that features 120 positions for every full rotation, allowing it to turn fasteners with a swing arc of as little as three degrees. Read More→

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Expanded Hand Tool Line Also Includes Impact Sockets and “XL” Tool Storage Options

LAS VEGAS (November 2, 2010) – GearWrench®, a premier hand tool brand from Apex Tool Group, today announced the launch of the Indexing Double Box Ratcheting Wrench at the 2010 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show in Las Vegas. The new Indexing Double Box Ratcheting Wrench combines the benefits of a specialty obstruction wrench with the length and power of a GearBox ratcheting wrench. In addition, GearWrench will showcase its new line of impact sockets and the “XL” line of professional tool storage. Read More→

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