Stanley Black & Decker, currently the world’s largest tool company, announced today that its marquee brands — DEWALT, CRAFTSMAN, BLACK+DECKER, Cub Cadet, LENOX, and IRWIN — were honored with several 2022 Pro Tool Innovation Awards (PTIA) for best-in-class products across the construction, landscaping, and the trades categories.
The winning products were selected based on innovative features such as advanced power delivery, improved ergonomics, technological enhancements, developments in job-site safety, and overall user value.
“Pushing boundaries, thinking differently, and exceeding performance standards — that’s how we’ve evolved our family of brands into trailblazing innovators,” said Tabata Gomez, chief marketing officer of Tools and Outdoor for Stanley Black & Decker. “The Pro Tool Innovation Awards demonstrate our ongoing commitment to embrace technological advancements as a way to make the toughest, strongest, and most advanced tools and outdoor products on the market.”
As a highly respected source in the trade space, Pro Tool Innovation Awards evaluated more than 465 entries from nearly 100 manufacturers to determine this year’s winners.
A few of the award-winning products included:
- Best Ratchet: CRAFTSMAN V-Series 3/8″ Drive Comfort Grip Long Flex Head Ratchet
- Best Wrench: CRAFTSMAN V-Series 7-Piece XXL Metric Ratcheting Single Flex Head Double Box End Wrench
- Best Screwdriver Drill: BLACK+DECKER reviva Cordless Screwdriver
- Best T-Handle Screwdriver: CRAFTSMAN Universal L-to-T Hex Key Set
- Best Mechanics Tool Set, Hand Tools: CRAFTSMAN Three Drawer Mechanic Tool Set
- Best Band Saw Blades: LENOX ARMOR GT Bandsaw Blades
- Best Walls & Flooring Caulk Gun: CRAFTSMAN V20* Caulk and Adhesive Gun
- Best Grease Gun: CRAFTSMAN V20* Cordless Grease Gun
- Best Tool Inventory Software & App: DEWALT TOOL CONNECT™ CHIP
Some of the most notable wins for Stanley Black & Decker include the DEWALT IMPACT CONNECT PVC/PEX Cutter as well as products from BLACK+DECKER’s reviva line. The DEWALT IMPACT CONNECT PVC/PEX Cutter is a quick-change attachment for compatible DEWALT or other select pro-grade 18v or 20v MAX* Impact Drivers that allows users to switch between cutting copper tubing, PVC/PEX, or driving screws in seconds.
The BLACK+DECKER reviva 12V MAX* Cordless Jigsaw and the BLACK+DECKER reviva Cordless Screwdriver are both members of the new reviva family of tools — the brand’s first sustainably led power tool line with housing made from Tritan Renew from Eastman, a 50% certified recycled material.
View the full list of award-winning products here.