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.
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The Safari Club International (SCI) is throwing their 40th Annual Hunter’s Convention show at the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, and we are there right now! This is the world’s largest international hunting show and is a hunter’s paradise. Attendees from all over the world come to celebrate the accomplishments of SCI as well as swap epic hunting stories and learn new hunting skills and techniques. The latest in new and exciting hunting tools and gadgets premier at this show which is why COAST products is here!
Benjamin Moss of Coast Australia was on the My Security TV to discuss COAST’s new line of LED flashlights and Emergency Area Lights. COAST Australia launched in the fourth quarter of 2011 and has had great success selling our full line of lights, knives and multi-tools.
COAST Products has recently received new information from Mercy Ships’ representatives about recent use of the LED headlamps by the engineering crew on the Africa Mercy in Sierra Leone. It seems the ship engineers have been happy to have the hands-free headlamps for cleaning out the ship’s various water tanks.
ToolGuyd.com recently spent approximately 2 weeks testing Coast’s A25 LED flashlight. With an impact and water resistant stainless steel body, this flashlight has an high setting output of 196 lumens, and a low setting output of 27 lumens. Here is a summary of ToolGuyd’s opinion on the A25 flashlight:
Mercy Ships Impacts Global Health – COAST Products makes LED Light Donation to Assist with Mercy Ships EffortsFriday, 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.”