The latest news and information on corded and cordless tools, handheld tools, storage solutions and accessories for the plumbing contractor


Cordless Tool Showcase: Festool Experience Returns For 2024

March 5, 2024
Festool will showcase a variety of brand-new and existing power tool solutions in over 150 US cities throughout the year.

Carhartt Makes Sales Donation, 'For the Love of Labor' Grant to Metallica’s Foundation

March 5, 2024
Women’s gear sales on March 8 to fund scholarships for women pursuing fulfilling careers in the skilled trades.

Weekly Product Gallery: RectorSeal, NIBCO, Kohler, Taco, Bemis, RefrigiWear

Feb. 22, 2024
This week's product gallery focuses on a reusable heat absorption putty, a hydraulic separator, a retro line of bathroom colors, a line of verticle turbine submersible pumps, ...

Weekly Product Gallery: Weil-McLain, Franklin Electric, Lochinvar, Carhartt, Werner Co., InfinityX1

Feb. 14, 2024
This week's gallery highlights a stainless-steel vertical fire-tube boiler line, an undermount mini-split condensate pump, a commercial boiler with an adjustable combustion system...
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Investing in High-Quality Workwear for Contractors

Feb. 7, 2024
Let’s dive into the importance of high-quality workwear for contractors, and why making the investment can be extremely worthwhile.

Malco Announces Winners of New Product Ideas Contest

Jan. 31, 2024
Malco encourages trade pros to submit feedback on existing products, as well as ideas for new product innovations.


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eBook: Hydronic Applications

Sept. 9, 2022
The best Hydronics & Radiant case studies from the pages of CONTRACTOR.
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Weekly Product Gallery: Jones Stephens, Oatey, RectorSeal, Bemis, Malco, FedPro

Dec. 7, 2023
This week's gallery focuses on a PEX-a plumbing system, antifreeze for hydronic closed-loop systems, a condensate neutralizer for HVAC systems, a toilet seat with a microbial ...
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Weekly Product Gallery: Ford, Legrand, LTA, Nibco, Festool, Knipex

Oct. 19, 2023
This week the gallery features an EV truck, a power charging station, an injection molded truck top, a line of fittings, a power tool combo kit, and a modular backpack designed...
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Malco Products Announces New Leadership Roles

Oct. 10, 2023
Company expands its senior leadership experience to focus on critical areas of the business as part of company’s strategic plan.

Lowe’s Announces Partnership with Carhartt to Outfit Pros

Oct. 4, 2023
Home improvement retailer rolls out premium workwear collection online and at stores across US.