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Award-winning: Red Dot for Wiha’s 26one® LiftUp magazine bit holder

This is now the third award that Wiha Werkzeuge GmbH has received this spring. The Black Forest hand tool manufacturer is delighted that the Red Dot Awards expert panel has just honoured the 26one® LiftUp magazine bit holder. This product innovation has received the internationally coveted quality seal for high quality design after the panel assessed thousands of products from all over the world over a number of days.

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New: Wiha torch with LED, laser & UV light for professionals

And then there was light… thought Wiha after a detailed market and needs analysis and is now launching its new Wiha torch to the hand tool market. Equipped with ingenious, practical functions – laser, UV light and a very strong LED lamp with two light levels – this new hand tool for users in trade and industry provides a variety of usage options and makes daily work easier in many respects. This practical little tool contains special features such as a retaining clip, magnetic positioning mechanism, and easy positioning and transmission of measurements thanks to the swivelling light head and permanent laser function.

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Wiha two-time award winner: if DESIGN AWARD 2017 & Plus X Award 2017

Wiha has won the ‘if DESIGN AWARD 2017’ and the ‘Plus X Award 2017’ for two of its product innovations. The LiftUp 26one® magazine bit holder and the TorqueVario® torque tool impressed the external jury of experts thanks to their innovative product features and special function design. For Wiha, participation and awards in competitions of this type provide confirmation of its innovative capacity and can act as a benchmark for high product quality in the sector and the hand tool market.

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Hammer dowel holes – effortlessly and, more importantly, safely with the new dowel racket from Wiha

The hand tool manufacturer Wiha presents an innovative new product which clearly makes it easier to insert dowels into softer materials. Unique in its shape and adaptability for professional applications worldwide, the dowel racket makes it safe to insert dowels without a drill. A simple strike of a hammer on this new hand screwdriver tool avoids the use of much heavier power tools, generally much more noise- and dust-intensive, and protects users from electric shocks thanks to the galvanic separation in the solid steel cap. This feature guards against the risk of electrocution if users should hit hidden wires or cable lines beneath the plaster.

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'I feel Wiha' – the Wiha health offensive 2017 promises information, explanation and surprises

Safety, ergonomic design and health protection are not words which normally spring to mind when we think of hand tools. This is something which Wiha wants to change. The hand tool manufacturer is announcing a 'health offensive' under the slogan 'I feel Wiha' for 2017. The marketing campaign is set to reach users and specialist trade via all media and information channels. Wiha is the only manufacturer in its sector to actively tackle health and ergonomic design for the first time. Sharing information and knowledge, capturing attention and offering advice are just some of the measures announced, as part of the campaign planned some time ago, which Wiha will implement over the coming year.

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