KD Tools Quality Meets GearWrench Innovation, Bringing End Users a New Level of Productivity in Automotive Specialty Tools
SPARKS, 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.
“The news means automotive professionals can now access more tools in more categories under the GearWrench brand,” said Paul Steinweg, director of marketing for Apex Tool Group Automotive. “End users can feel confident knowing they’ll receive the quality and craftsmanship from KD Tools with cutting edge innovation, which has become synonymous with the GearWrench brand.”
The GearWrench Serpentine Belt Tool is an example of a new productivity‑enhancing specialty tool that is a result of the change. End users can expect more new innovations in the specialty tool category from GearWrench in the future.
Award-winning GearWrench customer service and the rock-solid GearWrench lifetime guarantee come with all GearWrench tools, including rebranded KD Tools. The full line of GearWrench® Professional Tools is available from mobile distributors, auto parts stores and industrial distributors. To find the one nearest you, visit GearWrench.com and click onWhere To Buy.
GearWrench is a premier hand tool brand from Apex Tool Group, one of the largest hand tool manufacturers in the world. Since the launch of the original patented five-degree ratcheting wrench, the GearWrench brand has continuously led the industry with breakthroughs in pass-thru ratchets, sockets, screw/nut drivers, pliers and specialty tools. Millions of GearWrench products have been “Professionally Tested” throughout the world. Additional information about GearWrench is available online at www.gearwrench.com.
About Apex Tool Group:
Apex Tool Group, LLC, based in Sparks, MD, is one of the largest worldwide producers of hand and power tools, tool storage, drill chucks, chain, and electronic soldering products. Directly and through its subsidiaries, Apex serves a multitude of global markets, including automotive, aerospace, electronics, energy, hardware, industrial, and consumer retail. Apex markets its portfolio of diverse products under its own brand names in addition to being the principal manufacturer for several key private label products for certain retailers for many years. Additional information about Apex Tool Group is available at www.apextoolgroup.co