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December 2, 2011

Wiss, a Sparks, Md.-based Apex Tool Group brand, has unveiled its Auto-Retracting Utility Knife, which automatically retracts its blade once it loses contact with the material being cut. This safety feature works even if the blade slider is in the open position.

November 17, 2011

Stanley introduced a new carbide utility blade that it says lasts more than five times longer than competing blades.

The key to the product is Carbide Blade Technology, which provides increased blade life, maintains first-cut sharpness and offers snap resistance.

December 5, 2010

While the utility knife is a staple of home channel tool sales, an array of...

While the utility knife is a staple of home channel tool sales, an array of pocket knives, multi-tools, folding knives and the like are getting shelf space at hardware retailers.

Brands like SOG, Buck and Gerber are finding their way into national retail chains where they say customers are looking for more options in cutting tools—and they’re not afraid of higher price points.