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Brand New! We never stop searching for the best products from across the globe. Tool boxes, cabinets and chests are always a staple in any automotive garage. We already carry boxes from 3 premium brands, including Waterloo, SPG International, and Ranger. So when we were approached by the folks at Extreme Tools asking us to carry their tool boxes, we must admit, we didn’t feel a sense of urgency to get them up on our web site. But after doing further research on them, we found that they have a well deserved reputation for quality and durability. So it made perfect sense to add them to our already star-studded line-up.
If you’re not familiar with Extreme Tools tool boxes, you soon will be. They are growing by leaps and bounds in recent years. And why not? They have all the premium features you would find in a true professional quality tool cabinet, including a premium powder coated finish, ball bearing drawer slides, durable steel construction, and ball bearing caster wheels for smooth rolling across cluttered garage floors.
We currently have only a few of their cabinets and tool chests on on web site, but will be adding more soon. The most popular boxes they manufacture are road boxes and pit box. The road boxes are true to the manufacturer’s name – made for extreme conditions. They will hold up to the constant daily abuse that a professional will dish out. And they won’t fail you. The pit box is a portable tool cabinet on wheels that offers an entirely mobile feature to one of the most rugged boxes on the market.
And of course, they offer the usual assortment of traditional auto shop tool boxes, both bottom and top boxes, made for the serious professional, who appreciates value, and quality. And sure, they’re also appropriate for the serious DIY customer who demands quality and reliability as well. The industrial quality models boast only the finest quality components, along with extreme load bearing capabilities, and a reliability factor that is second to none.
The high gloss powder coat finish will stand up to harsh automotive garage environments, and chemicals, and the beefy drawer capacities are 200 pounds per drawer on double glide drawers and 100 pounds per drawer on single glide drawers. Also featured are full width brushed aluminum drawer pulls. Available colors are traditional black and blue.
So check out our commercial quality tool boxes from Extreme tools now. Because you will be pleasantly surprised at the value they offer.
Waterloo is the largest name in tool boxes, tool cabinets, and tool carts. We have been carrying their products for over 15 years, and they have been around for over 80 years. Their equipment is known all over the world as the best in the industry.
So when they decided to come out with their new Professional Series tool boxes, the automotive equipment industry stood up and took notice. It isnt everyday that such a major manufacturer comes out with a new product line.
This new line of tool cabinets and boxes is a top-of-the-line series that includes all of the features that a serious pro demands, including ball bearing drawer slides, gas struts on select models, heavy duty frame with a beefy 1200 lb. load capacity and a substantial 75 lb. capacity per drawer. Oh, and let’s not forget the generous 7 year warranty. Their side wall post construction makes for a much more stout cabinet than your typical box out there. Plus, they’re equipped with the Waterloo “Posi-Latch” drawer system that allows the drawers to stay shut and secure even while you’re rolling it around. These guys have thought of it all.
Don’t get an inferior substitute that will last only a few years. Get a box that was made to last.
AAPEX and SEMA are the two largest automotive industry events each year. They were held this year in Las Vegas from October 1st through November 3rd. We attended this year and can verify first hand that there were plenty of participants / exhibitors as well as attendees. The figures aren’t in just yet, but last year, over 51,000 people attended the AAPEX show. The AAPEX trade show was held at the Sands EXPO Center, while SEMA was held at the Convention Center. There were many cool cars with plenty of beautiful models to attract attention. Word is that someone managed to make off with one of the exhibit cars on display. We can’t imagine how that was possible. Exhibitors at both shows represented a wide variety of automotive industry heavy weights, in many different areas, such as; automotive lighting, wheels and tires, brakes, chemicals and waxes, suspension, engine components, exhaust, and of course, our particular area of expertise, automotive shop equipment. Most of our suppliers were there – BendPak / Ranger, BelAire, Waterloo, American Forge & Foundry, John Dow, RTI, Dannmar, Clore Automotive, and many others. These manufacturers represent products such as Car Lifts, floor jacks, air compressors, tool boxes and many other categories. If you weren’t able to make it this year, perhaps we’ll see you there next year.
It’s here! The new 64 page full color catalog from ASEDeals. People have been clamoring for our latest, most up to date catalog. We publish a new one every year. We distribute 10,000 each year. This one has more products than any previous catalog. It’s chock full of the latest car lifts, tire changers battery chargers, tool boxes and so many other products from many of the leading manufacturers. It contains auto lifts by BendPak, Dannmar and Challenger. It contains tire changers from Corghi, Ranger and CEMB. Tool boxes from Waterloo and Ranger. Floor jacks from Hein Werner, AFF, Omega, and Zinko. Air compressors from BelAire, BendPak and CAS. If you can think of a type of automotive shop equipment, odds are, it’s in there. So just give us a call, or email us to request a copy, or you can view a copy of it here. Then, just let us know if you have any questions on any of the products, and we will get you the information you need to make an informed decision on your purchase.
Ford Motor Company is no longer the majority shareholder in Mazda Motors. They recently reduced its ownership in Mazda Motors down from 11 percent to 3 and 1/2 percent.
They did indicate they would remain aligned in a strategic partnership for common interests.
Mazda and Ford both have a relationship with Chinese company, Changan Ford Mazda. There will be changes coming soon in this relationship as well, pending approval from China’s government agencies that oversee the auto industry there.
Both companies see the emerging markets as a lucrative market for them to tap into to expand their base. And China is the largest untapped market of all. China has over a billion consumers who’s status and wealth are increasing as this growing giant economy has already overtaken Japan as one of the largest economies in the world.
Many of our products, including some of our floor jacks, Automotive Lifts, and tool boxes are manufactured in China. They have improved their quality control to the point now of having one of the most productive manufacturing facilities in the world. Most economists predict China will overtake the US to have the largest economy in the world sometime within the next 20 years.
What do you think? Will China have the largest economy in the world in 10 to 20 years? What should we do to keep America on top?
Waterloo Industries is the premier tool box manufacturer in the world. They have been around over 80 years and are respected for their quality and durability. Most of the Auto Shop Tool Box models we carry continue to be manufactured here in the USA.
They have one of the most extensive lines of tool boxes out there, ranging from the extreme top of the line Magnum Series boxes, down to some home / hobbyist models. We concentrate on their industrial and commercial quality boxes that are made for professionals. Our customer base demands a certain quality and features that you won’t find on the home hobby models. Some of those features revolve around the load capacity of the boxes and features like high quality ball bearing drawer slides.
As stated earlier, the Magnum line of tool cabinets and boxes are the top of the line. Very few manufacturers offer a line so advanced and durable. They are designed for extreme use and heavy loads. They boast a monstrous 2000 to 3800 lb. load capacity, have a rigorous roll cage construction, industrial quality gas struts, and the Posi-Latch drawer securing system. They have the best warranty in the industry – a lifetime warranty. They are intended for the professional auto shop technician who wants the absolute best that money can buy.
The next step down the scale is the TRAXX series of tool carts, Tool Cabinets and boxes. It has premium features like sidewall post construction, 1200 lb load capacity and the – drawer securing system. Warranty is a healthy 7 years. These would be the top of the line boxes for most manufacturers product lines.
Nest is the Pro Series. Designed for the professional, these tool boxes and tool cabinets have a hearty 1200 lb. capacity, double wall construction, along with ball bearing drawer slides. Warranty is five years. Any professional would be proud to own them.
We’re sure there’s a box to meet any garage technician’s needs in this line-up. Check them out and get back to us with any questions.