It's nearly impossible for your customers to complete their projects without tools. They want those tools to last them for years and perform their jobs well. So you've got to make sure you're stocking the latest and greatest rotary hammers, insulation tapes, nails, nail guns, and pliers to keep your customers happy. Below, listed oldest to newest, you'll find every tool we've heard about so far in 2016. With six months of 2016 come and gone, there's no better time to update your inventory.

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  • Kett Tool has introduced its new KD-440 Double-Cut Shears.
  • Milwaukee Tool has released its new Inkzall Liquid Paint Marker.
  • Dewalt has announced its new 20V Max 3-Speed drill and its 20V Max 3-Speed hammer drill.
  • Klein Tools has launched its Journeyman High-Leverage Side-Cutting Pliers with wire stripper/crimper.
  • Milwaukee Tool has introduced an adjustable pipe wrench called the Cheater Pipe Wrench.
  • Milwaukee Tool has added the Max Bite pliers to its Torque Lock line of tools.

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  • Bosch Power Tools has introduced its new Bulldog 36V Rotary Hammer.
  • Berko has introduced five new electric infrared heaters.
  • Wiss has introduced a new folding pocket knife.
  • Dewalt has announced several new pneumatic construction nailers.
  • Milwaukee Tool has introduced its Fastback Utility Knife and Jobsite Tech Bag.
  • Bosch has announced its REAXX Jobsite Table Saw will be available June 1.
  • 3M has released its new Thinsulate Window film.
  • Trimble has announced its new Spectra Precision LT52 Point and Crossline laser pointer.

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  • SENCO introduced its new SHD150XP deck fastener installation tool.
  • Bosch announced its new Blaze GLM 20 Laser Measure.
  • Kett Tool introduced its new KSV-432 Vacuum Saw.
  • Klein Tools announced its new Heavy-Duty Nut Drivers.
  • Wiss released its new Single Ring Shop Shears.
  • Dewalt announced its new 4-in-1 multi-functional utility bar.
  • Dewalt announced its new U-Type Died Crimper (DCE300), Dieless Crimper (DCE350), Cable Cutter (DCE150), Press Tool (DCE200), and Threaded Rod Cutter (DCS350)
  • Bosch introduced its new GLL 30 Self-Leveling Cross-Line Laser level.
  • AcromaPro released its new AccuStain wood finishing system.
  • Bostitch announced its new Anti-Vibe Hammer Tacker.
  • Milwaukee Tool introduced its jobsite highlighters to the Inkzall line.

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  • RIDGID introduced its new RE 12-M manual hydraulic crimp tool.
  • 3M introduced ScotchBlue Platinum Painter's Tape, which it promotes as the first and only poly-backed masking tape that tears by hand at a 90-degree angle for interior surfaces. More
  • Toter launched its redesigned Atlas line of commercial waste containers.
  • Coast introduced several new knives that it debuted at the National Hardware Show May 4-6.
  • Simpson Strong-Tie has announced its new stainless steel Deck-Drive DWP Wood SS screw and its Strong-Wall Wood Shearwall.
  • Bosch Power Tools has introduced its 18V EC Brushless Impact Wrench.
  • CS Unitec has announced its ELS 225.1 long-reach drywall sander.
  • Dewalt has announced its new 20V Max Brushless Planer.
  • Bosch Power Tools has introduced its new GBM9016 Drill Mixer.

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  • Empire Level has announced its e75 Series True Blue Box levels.
  • Lutron has released its new Hi-lume Premier 0.1% driver.
  • Klein Tools has announced its 12:1 Dual-Laser Infrared Thermometer.
  • General Tools has introduced its new ToolSmart line that includes a free Android or iOS mobile app that connects to measuring and inspecting tools.
  • Arrow Fastener has announced its new T50DCD electric stapler.
  • RIDGID has introduced its IR-200 Non-Contact Infrared Thermometer.
  • Dewalt has released expansions of its Abrasive Accessories, Impact Ready Accessories, and Saw Blades & Oscillating Accessories lines.
  • Trimble introduced its Spectra Precision QML800G QuickMark Layout system that automates layout of interior walls.

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  • Rockwell has introduced its new F80 Duotech Oscillation Sonicrafter multi-tool.
  • Simpson Strong-Tie has introduced its new Strong-Drive SDWS Timber screws.
  • My Paint Saint has released its new paint touch-up tool.
  • Bosch Tools has announced two new heavy-duty multi-tools: GOP40-30 and GOP55-36.

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  • Slobproof has introduced its Touch-Up Paint Pen.
  • Empire Level has launched its new e95 UltraView LED series of box levels.
  • OX Tools has released its new 25’ Pro SS Tape Measure.
  • Paslode has released its new cordless XP framing system, positive placement metal connector nailing system, and 16 GA straight cordless li-lion finish nailing system.
  • Makita has introduced its new 12V max CXT Jig Saw, Tile/Glass Saw, LED flashlight, and two-mode sander.
  • Milwaukee Tools has released its new INKZALL Ultra Fine Point Markers and Pens.
  • General Equipment Co. has introduced its new surface planer (SP8/GH9HP).
  • Dewalt has announced its new Flexvolt system.