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Wiha – The Authority on VDE Certified Hand Tools

Are you new to the world of VDE Certified insulated hand tools?  There are many different brands to choose from. Some contain certifications from the American Society for Testing and Materials or the International Electrotechnical Commission. However, the three letters you really want to see on the insulated tools you purchase are VDE.  Verband der Elektrotechnik is a globally recognized institute that’s responsible for […]

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Everything You Need to Know About VDE Certified Tools

Have you ever wondered what the letters VDE stand for on your insulated tools?  If you didn’t know, VDE is an acronym for Verband der Elektrotechnik. It’s the organization that’s responsible for testing and certifying tools and appliances. The VDE Testing and Certification Institute is renowned around the world for its assessment of electrical engineering devices, components, and systems.  But what testing does the VDE […]

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The Wiha Team visits Lowe’s Mooresville, NC

Team members with Wiha Tools USA recently had the chance to travel to Lowe’s flagship store 0595 in Mooresville, NC for the “Lowe’s For Pros” event to kick off their Tool Rental Program and grand opening. We here at Wiha Tools were grateful to have the opportunity to meet with Lowe’s team members and customers to […]

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A Brief History of Insulated Tools

Long before Benjamin Franklin flew a kite in the sky on a stormy night in 1752, the world was aware that electricity existed. Many people knew about sea creatures that would shock anyone who attempted to take them out of their natural habitat. Other cultures learned about static electricity by rubbing materials together. There were […]