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Nicholson Celebrates Important Milestone With New File Set

150 Year-Old Brand Unveils New Set of Files to Commemorate Anniversary

SPARKS, MD -- (Marketwired) -- 07/07/14 -- Nicholson, a premier cutting and material removal products brand from Apex Tool Group, recently announced the company's 150-year anniversary. To honor this milestone Nicholson introduced a new 5-piece Anniversary File set now available for purchase.

Nicholson has been manufacturing files and cutting products since 1864, and remains a dominant leader in the category in the US and around the world. As the first file company to exhibit at the Chicago World Fair in 1893, Nicholson celebrates its longevity and success with new brand colors, a new logo and a commemorative 5-piece set. The new anniversary logo recognizes the past while celebrating the future.

"In today's economic climate, celebrating a century and a half in business is no small feat," said Marisa Stephenson, product manager for Nicholson. "We are excited to celebrate this important milestone in our brand's history with a new set designed with industrial end users in mind."

Nicholson files are made of superior-quality steel and are cut with the famous Nicholson process, ensuring that teeth are more consistent and last longer than any other file or rasp. Each and every Nicholson file is hand inspected and tested to ensure the highest quality.

The Nicholson 150 Year Anniversary 5-pc set retails for around $58 and consists of the following:

  • 6" Slim Taper File, ideal for pattern making and sharpening hand saws
  • 8" Round Bastard File, ideal for grooving and woodworking
  • 8" Mill Bastard File, ideal for draw filing and filing plastics
  • 8" Half Round File, ideal for technicians working with cast iron
  • 10" Flat Bastard File, ideal for beveling and working with a variety of metals including steel, bronze and copper

To learn more, check out the Nicholson Anniversary video: http://www.apexhandtools.com/150.

About Nicholson

Nicholson is a premier cutting and material removal products brand from Apex Tool Group, one of the largest hand tool manufacturers in the world. Nicholson makes files, rasps, hacksaws, and hand saws for industrial and agricultural markets worldwide. The tools are used for a broad range of applications that involve sharpening, smoothing, and cutting. Nicholson is the largest and most widely known brand of files in the world. Additional information about Nicholson® products is available online at www.apexhandtools.com.

About Apex Tool Group, LLC
Apex Tool Group, LLC, based in Sparks, MD, is one of the largest worldwide producers of industrial hand and power tools, tool storage, drill chucks, chain, and electronic soldering products. Directly and through its subsidiaries, Apex serves a multitude of global markets, including automotive, aerospace, electronics, energy, hardware, industrial, and consumer retail. Apex markets its portfolio of diverse products under its own brand names in addition to being the principal manufacturer for several key private label products for certain retailers for many years. Additional information about Apex Tool Group is available at www.apextoolgroup.com.

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