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Apex Tool Group Launches Industrial End User Specialist Program

Global Hand and Power Tools Company Provides Hands-On Technical Expertise and On-Site Service to Manufacturing Facilities

SPARKS, MD -- (Marketwired) -- 06/09/14 -- Apex Tool Group, one of the largest worldwide producers of hand and power tools, tool storage, drill chucks, chain, and electronic soldering products, today announced its new End User Specialist (EUS) program, which was developed to support industrial facilities operators and industrial tool distributors located throughout North America. The service-oriented program provides end users at manufacturing sites with greater access to Apex Tool Group products that support industrial applications.

End User Specialists will drive fully outfitted trucks featuring 1,700 tools from the company's most popular hand tool brands including: Armstrong, Campbell, Crescent, GearWrench, HK Porter, Lufkin and Nicholson. The End User Specialists will provide technical expertise, offer demonstrations, facilitate customer orders, offer safety seminars, resolve warranty related issues and conduct chain sling inspections. In addition, the highly trained specialists will get hands-on with operators to ensure they are using the correct tool for every application. Industrial customers will continue to purchase tools through their regular distributors.

"The Industrial End User Specialist program demonstrates Apex Tool Group's commitment to supporting our distributors and customers in the industrial sector," said John Constantine, president of North America hand tools for Apex Tool Group. "Having on-the-ground support for the Apex Tool Group hand tool brand portfolio helps our distributors facilitate sales and provides another touch point for us with customers."

The EUS program is currently launching in select regions of the United States. The program will grow over time to include more than 30 specialists throughout the United States and Canada.

"It's important that end users understand the breadth and depth of the industrial tools brands within the Apex Tool Group portfolio. The EUS program unites brands that offer unprecedented end user benefits under one company supported initiative," added Constantine.

For more information about the EUS program call 866-326-7572 or email [email protected]. If you are interested in becoming an End User Specialist, email [email protected].

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.

Editor's note: High-resolution images of the interior and exterior of the EUS Truck are available. Please contact [email protected]

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