Hultafors Group acquire Scandinavia's leading PPE innovator Hellberg Safety

The Hultafors Group which owns Snickers Workwear, Solid Gear Safety Footwear, and Hultafors Tools has acquired Hellberg Safety.

Hellberg Safety is a specialised supplier of PPE Equipment which includes highly advanced hearing protection products, face protection, and communication solutions for personal protection.

Accurate insulation needed? Try the Festool

I HAVE seen lots of different styles of insulation – from the ‘stuff-it-in-andhope-for-the-best' method, through to the obsessively neat ‘no gaps at any cost’.

Obviously the nearer you get to the ‘no-gaps’ style, the better the insulation factor. The Festool ISC 240 is the tool to help you do it.

Two Blades for Different Insulation Types

If you think of a cordless jigsaw with much longer and specialised blades, then you have a basic grasp of the way in which the saw works – but this being a Festool, the simplicity is only skin deep.

Hire advice from industry expert Dan Daintry

IN A SPEECH in February, Prime Minister Theresa May revealed there is more to her Government than Brexit by announcing new measures to boost housebuilding.

The PM’s government also provided alternative methods to deal with the ‘housing crisis,’ such as allowing an extra two storeys to be added to houses and flats.

When developing houses, building companies and tradesmen need to know all about the current market for hiring or buying tools.

JCB Workwear's summer addictions

LEADING workwear brand, JCB Workwear are launching new items into their range just in time for the summer season.

The new additions include everyday Essential Twin pack T-shirts in White & Marl Grey, an Essential Grey Polo Shirt with a chest pocket, ideal for dual branding.

Also included in the new summer range is the Trade Black & Grey Contrasting JCB logo T-Shirts and a two trade Performance Polo shirts with Stay Dry Technology, available in Black or Grey.

Managing customer and prospect data just got easier for distributor with OGL Computer

FINDING your niche in a marketplace can be rewarding for many years, but over time you will need to take a closer look at the information you have stored, and take a proactive approach towards keeping your data accurate to ensure continued business growth.

Whether you gain business via email marketing, telephone calls or visiting a potential customer, having the correct information readily available is crucial in the selling process.

An individual contact can have a number of roles, and therefore interact with your staff for different reasons.

Welcome to a new world order for ToolBUSINESS + HIRE

AFTER many successful years at the helm of ToolBUSINESS + HIRE Magazine, Editor Anne Hall has passed on the baton to new owners.

Anne, who will be remaining as a consultant to the magazine, will continue to work with new custodians PAL Media Limited - who already publish the leading publication in the recycling, waste and skip hire sectors in the UK and Ireland.

New editor Andrew Gold, who also edits the new owner's Skip Hire & Waste Magazine, believes the change will prove to be great news for ToolBUSINESS + HIRE customers and readers.

Safe, effective and modern welding with Morris Site Machinery

IT WAS BY kind invitation of Richard Denholm, Sales Director at Morris Site Machinery, that ToolBusiness + Hire came to Four Ashes near Wolverhampton to find out a lot more about the market, machines and expertise that are required in the world of welding –particularly hire welding.

Richard is what is called an ‘acknowledged expert’ in welding, having many years’ experience in the art - as well as working in executive positions in the industry, WRITES PETER BRETT.

It All Started Many Years Ago…

Paslode IM360Ci –Don’t Give Up the Gas!

I ALWAYS think that cordless nailers are a bit like wrestlers – beefy, but they also pack a big punch, WRITES PETER BRETT.

Paslode nailers are legendary in the building industry, not only for packing the punch, but also for being a leading brand.  

In fact, I have often heard builders refer to any nailer as a Paslode, because it has become a generic term – like people referring to hoovers, rather than vacuum cleaners.

The new-ish Paslode IM360Ci was designed to be different and address a few of the problems that plague gas nailers.

The Solid Gear VENT safety shoe – precision safety and comfort

SOLID Gear continues to modernise safety footwear with the revolutionary ‘In­finity’ technology in this new shoe.

Combining a lightweight athletic look with maximum breathability and superb safety features, the new VENT safety shoe is ideal for workers who are constantly on the move.

VENT’s upper is made from lightweight mesh combined with Cordura and a TPU reinforcement to ensure cool comfort, maximum breathability, and enhanced durability.

Snickers Will Stretch Your Visibility

A SUPERIOR Range of Hi Vis Working Clothes – for all kinds of light conditions. Snickers Workwear takes personal protection very seriously.

That’s why this new range of cool and functional Hi-Vis summer clothing is streets ahead of anything else.

With an extensive range of jackets, trousers, shorts, toolvests, shirts and ‑ fleeces from Snickers’ LITEWork, FLEXIWork and ALLROUNDWORK families, there’s a host of different garments in the range to satisfy the specific requirements of Classes 1, 2 and 3 protection levels.

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