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The Fein Cordless Revolution

The industrial world has changed beyond recognition in the last 150 years.

In 1867 the largest suspension bridge in the world was opened in Cincinnati, USA. The Suez Canal welcomed the first vessel through its waters and Joseph Lister discovered antiseptic surgery. It was the year when Wilhelm Emil Fein founded a company to manufacture electrical equipment.

It was just over 100 years ago that  we were introduced to a whole new power tool concept –  the cordless drill.  It had a universal electric motor, which could run on alternating current or direct current and the pistol-grip handle with a trigger control and amongst its many customers has been NASA who used the tool for the Apollo mission to extract rock samples from the surface of the moon.

Despite the growth and challenge of a global market, FEIN’s history and track record of innovation and has led to the introduction of its own bespoke cordless tools which today are the everyday choice of customers.

Oscillating machines, which came to the commercial market in 1984 to work on the removal of car windscreens are today an unbeatably versatile and powerful tool range. The FEIN MultiTalent, MultiMaster, FEIN SuperCut Construction and FEIN SuperCut Automotive make up the 4 best of oscillating power tools on the market.

Metal nibblers are extremely versatile and curve-compatible. The Fein BLK 1.3 T is particularly suited for trapezoid sheet metals, corrugated sheet metals, profiles and curved single rolled sheets up to 1.3mm.

The success of FEIN over 150 years is due to its commitment to innovation and ensuring its products are what the market demands. This includes the advances in batteries and chargers that have seen the introduction of lithium ion leading to longer working time.

Lightweight, ergonomic and compact for optimum results their dry wall screw guns are the specialist tools for drywall and interior applications while the metal screw gun with models including the ASCS 6.3 Select Cordless.

Looking after the expectations of the end user is key to continued success. The new cordless mag drill for example, crucially accompanied with a new high power battery to support heavy application work, will enter the market in the New Year.

2018 brings the potential of a whole new generation of tools with the substantial growth of the cordless market. New cordless angle grinders, die grinders and rotary hammers will ensure consumers have the tools they need for the jobs that need to be done.

In 1867 Wilhelm Emil Fein founded a company with a promise to manufacture electrical equipment that met the demands of customers while consistently looking at innovative solutions for the industry. 150 years later that company continues to deliver on that promise.