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COAST Expands Line of High Performance LED Headlamps

Monday, June 3rd, 2013

In early May 2013, COAST premiered its latest LED headlamps, knives, lanterns, multi-tools and flashlights during the National Hardware Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Among the new LED headlamps are the HL8 and HL27, among the brightest, most comfortable and durable headlamps on the market.HL8 LED Headlamp (more…)

New Knives from COAST Feature Double-Lock Technology

Monday, May 27th, 2013

DX350COAST’s latest folding knives come with our patented Double-Lock technology, making them the perfect addition to the toolbox of every DIYer, professional retailer and distributer in the hardware and home improvement industry.


COAST to Introduce Powerhouse HP314 LED Flashlight at National Hardware Show

Monday, May 20th, 2013

HP314 LED FlashlightAt the 2013 National Hardware Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center, we introduced our newest LED flashlight, the HP314. The HP314 features COAST’s Long Range Focusing Optic technology, giving you 1,132 lumens of light and a beam distance of 2,240 feet (683 meters) – all on only four D-cell alkaline batteries. (more…)

New Generation of Rechargeable LED Flashlights from COAST on Display at National Hardware Show

Monday, May 13th, 2013

HP7RWe recently displayed our latest rechargeable LED flashlights at the 2013 National Hardware Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The NHS is the premier opportunity for individuals in the housing and home improvement industries to come together discover new products, share ideas and spot upcoming trends. We regularly attend this convention, and it’s not unusual for us to win prizes for our innovative LED flashlights and other products. (more…)

COAST Multi-Tool Wins Prestigious “Popular Mechanics” Award at National Hardware Show

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012

PORTLAND, OR, May 17, 2012 – A reimagined “everyday” tool from COAST Products has received what many consider the top tribute for a new product – the Editor’s Choice Award from Popular Mechanics. COAST’S 2-LED Pro Pocket Pliers (c5899) garnered the prestigious distinction at this year’s National Hardware Show (NHS) on May 1st. In a ceremony hosted by the legendary media giant at the show, COAST’S President, David Brands, accepted an engraved glass trophy honoring the tool. David Brands accepts Editor’s Choice Award from Senior Home Editor Roy BerendsohnEstimates say that more than 100,000 products, perhaps 10% of them new products, were on display at the massive NHS, which attracts nearly 3,000 exhibitors. These manufacturers are hoping to gain attention for their wares from the tens of thousands of store owners and chain buyers looking for the next great product to sell into the $343 billion US home improvement and DIY markets.


COAST to Introduce New LED Flashlights, Knives and Multi-Tools at National Hardware Show

Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

In June of 2011 COAST Products began upgrading every product in its product line-up. At this year’s NHS, May 1-3, everyone can see the stunning results of that effort – at Booth #7854 – as COAST introduces its all-new LED flashlights, knives and multi-tools to retailers and media.


Mercy Ships Impacts Global Health – COAST Products makes LED Light Donation to Assist with Mercy Ships Efforts

Friday, October 7th, 2011

Kofi Annan, 2001 Nobel Peace Prize recipient and seventh Secretary-General of the United Nations was quoted as saying, “The biggest enemy of health in the developing world is poverty.”


Safe and Easy Sporting Knife Projects for Kids

Saturday, September 3rd, 2011

Many parents hope to teach their children basic techniques for using sporting knives. From cooking to cleaning game, deftness with a knife is a useful skill for anyone to have. And although digital technology presents today’s children with a plethora of entertainment options, kids still enjoy creating things with their own hands. The sporting knife exercises listed below can help kids gain confidence – safely – and have fun while they learn how to properly wield hunting knives. (more…)

10 Signs You’re a Flashaholic

Thursday, September 1st, 2011

Light PaintingExercise moderation in all things, advised ancient Roman playwright Terence. This simple advice is difficult to actually exemplify, as most of us are quite addicted to our treats. From coffee to sugar to energy drinks, it seems nearly everyone is addicted to something.


What Your Multi-Tool Says about You

Monday, August 29th, 2011

Different Types of Multi-ToolsWhat type of multi-tool do you carry? And what might that tool say about your personality? You can tell a lot about a person by meditating on the products they choose to carry every day.