Fiskars recognized for innovation at 2012 National Hardware Show
Fiskars, a leading global supplier of consumer products for the home, garden and outdoors, received a prestigious Editor's Choice Award from Popular Mechanics at the 2012 National Hardware Show in Las Vegas, Nev. for the ShopBoss™ Hardware Snip. Editors at Popular Mechanics praised the tool's innovative multi-functional features as well as it's ergonomic and easy to use design at an awards presentation in Las Vegas yesterday. Each year, the magazine's Home Editors select the most innovative, useful and noteworthy products on display; out of thousands of products reviewed at and leading up to the National Hardware Show, just 17 were chosen to receive the 2012 award.
Fiskars ShopBoss(TM) Hardware Snip (Photo: Business Wire)
Fiskars' ShopBoss™ Hardware Snip helps complete tasks faster by combining some of the most frequently used tools into one with heavy-duty cutting power and practical multi-functionality:
- Titanium coated, heavy-duty blades designed for tough cutting jobs including light metals, carpet and flooring
- Spring action design reduces hand fatigue when cutting
- Wire cutter and wire stripper for cutting light wire without damaging the blades
- Twine cutter to cut twine cleanly and quickly
- Pry-off bottle opener makes it easy to open bottles with work gloves
- Sheath includes a tape cutter for opening boxes, a deburring file to take the jagged edge off cut metal, a belt clip for easy transport, and a pencil holder.
"Fiskars is honored to be recognized by Popular Mechanics magazine as one of the most unique and useful tools from the broad spectrum of tool manufacturers at the National Hardware Show," said Paul Tonnesen, President, Fiskars Americas. "The ShopBoss™ leverages Fiskars' cutting expertise and design heritage in a convenient tool that stands up to a wide variety of tough projects and home repairs."
The ShopBoss™ follows the success of the award-winning Cuts+More™ Scissors in Fiskars' family of multipurpose tools grounded in value and innovation. Available for under $30, the ShopBoss™ is a tool the handyman is sure to keep close-at-hand. For more information and a product video, visit www.fiskars.com.
Fiskars Corporation is a leading global supplier of consumer products for the home, garden and outdoors. The world famous orange-handled scissors are a registered trademark of Fiskars Corporation. The group has a strong portfolio of trusted international brands including: Fiskars, the World's #1 Scissors Brand, Iittala and Gerber. Founded in 1649, Fiskars has over 360 years of product quality excellence and is Finland's oldest company. Please visit www.fiskars.com and www.facebook.com/fiskars.
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