Mac Tools and Kalitta Motorsports recently hosted Auto Service Professional and sister publication Modern Tire Dealer at its Westerville, Ohio headquarters to showcase a new lineup of products and emphasize a commitment to professional automotive technicians.
President Brett Shaw stressed the company’s heritage of providing products that are made in the U.S. Many Mac Tools products, including tool boxes, hand tools and power tools, are made in Georgetown, Ohio, and Cheraw, South Carolina.
Products showcased at the event include:
- The Mac Tools Cordless Line that features the new BWP050C ½-inch Drive Compact 12V Max Impact wrench with a die-cast aluminum housing and built from glass-filled nylon for toughness in harsh environments.
- The new MB199UC three-drawer Utility Cart with a split-shelf work surface, separate storage for electronics and versatile storage areas; model no. MB199UCFD has five drawers.
- A new Mac Corded Light Family of shop lights for professional technicians that feature a higher wattage of light output to illuminate work areas, available in 36W and 18W models.
- The Mac-Grip screwdriver line that maximizes torque, reduces slippage and removes fasteners quickly, available in Slotted, Phillips, Torx, TamperProof Torx, Nut Drivers and Square Tip.
(Stay tuned to Auto Service Professional for upcoming detailed info on these products online and in print.)
Mac Tools has a product line in excess of 42,000 items, and uses the direct sales approach with a mobile sales force of distributors. Mac Tools says its philosophy of excellent quality, price and service remains unchanged since the company’s founding in 1938. The company says the spirit that made it successful in 1938 is the same spirit that makes its tools and team “Great to Work With.”
Mac is the primary sponsor of Team Kalitta Motorsports including the Doug Kalitta Mac Tools Top Fuel Dragster (shown in the photo). To certify Mac Tools make the grade, Mac has partnered with Team Kalitta to implement the Top Fuel Tested and Approved program. The program showcases the strength and durability of the entire product line.