With its long handles and nose allowing greater access to hard-to-reach areas, the company’s long-nose pliers provide holding power at the tip with minimal effort. The 45 and 90-degree bent nose pliers are designed to reach around obstructions. The pliers are hot-riveted for smooth opening and closing action, eliminating handle wobble. A knurled jaw design provides precise gripping and sure wrapping and looping of wire. The pliers are manufactured from custom U.S. tool steel that is forged, precision machined, hardened and tempered. Plastic-dipped yellow handles provide comfort and easy identification for end users.
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Annual Salary Survey
Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey