Content about Ergonomics

December 20, 2011

Knipex Tools has announced the promotion of Todd Shumate from the position of sales manager to VP sales, North America. All field operations will report directly to Shumate, including channel managers, regional managers and the KTLP nationwide manufacturers' representative network.

Prior to joining the Arlington Heights, Ill., company in 2008, Shumate held regional sales manager positions at Minerallac/Cully, Progress Lighting/Hubbell Lighting and Klein Tools. He also held management roles at Dalloz Safety and Chase Ergonomics.

May 5, 2011

ErgoDig announced the introduction of a comprehensive collection of ergonomic, ash wood-handled lawn and garden tools. 

Each of the 40 garden tools in the line features a wooden handle with an angle at a degree consistent with the human arm, the company said.