SPARKS, 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.”
Features and Benefits
Like all GearWrench tools, the new pry bars were designed with end users in mind. The angled tip allows for increased leverage and access while the black phosphate coated shaft helps to reduce corrosion. The new bars feature comfortable ergonomic handles for greater leverage. A special formulation acetate makes the handles resistant to cracking in cold temperatures. The tools are also among the strongest as they not only meet but exceed applicable ASME Performance Requirements.
The new line of GearWrench Standard Pry Bars includes:
- SKU 82408 – 8” x ¼” Pry Bar with angled tip
- SKU 82412 – 12” x ⅜” Pry Bar with angled tip
- SKU 82417 – 17” x ⅜” Pry Bar with angled tip
- SKU 82425 – 25” x ½” Pry Bar with angled tip
- SKU 82431 – 31” x ½” Pry Bar with angled tip
- SKU 82436 – 36” x ½” Pry Bar with angled tip
- SKU 82403 – 3-piece set 12”, 17”, 25” with angled tips
The Standard Pry Bars join GearWrench Indexing Pry Bars to provide a complete solution for end users. The full range of Pry Bars is now available from mobile distributors and automotive parts retailers nationwide. For more information visit www.gearwrench.com.
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.com.