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    LENOX® Adds Armor® VP™ Band Saw Blade To Product Line

    New Blade Offers Increased Productivity*

    September 2018

    EAST LONGMEADOW, MA [September 2018] – LENOX® continues to advance its range of industrial products with the introduction of the new Armor® VP™ band saw blade. The Armor® VP™ is ideal for the customer who is looking for high cutting rates and long blade life across a wide range of materials.

    The Armor® VP™ band saw blade was designed for customers who need to cut faster in order to meet their demands. Key industries and customers include steel service centers and metal manufacturers within the aerospace, oil & gas and defense industries. Armor® blades by LENOX® were first introduced to the market in 2005, and the company has continued to make innovative enhancements to the product line over the years. The Armor® VP™ band saw blade is the latest enhancement that will allow LENOX® to re-establish a firm hold in product performance leadership.

    The Armor® VP™ band saw blade boasts extreme cutting rates in a wide range of materials. A few of the important benefits of the blade include:

    • Faster cutting increases productivity*: State-of-the-Art Coating Technology enables an enhanced AlTiN (Aluminum, Titanium and Nitrogen) ARMOR coating to protect the blade’s teeth from heat, allowing for faster cutting rates and increased productivity*.
    • Consistently long blade life: An advanced grade of carbide that is honed with HONEX Technology limits tooth wear, enabling long blade life consistently, blade after blade.
    • Quick cuts on a wide range of metals: Armor® VP™ can handle a wide range of materials at high cutting rates*, allowing users to limit blade changes and increase their productivity.

    "The Armor® VP™ band saw blade has performed extremely well with our customers, allowing them to increase their productivity*," commented Dan Fernandes, Senior Product Manager. "At LENOX®, we are committed to understanding the needs of our customers and designing innovative tools that help them to be more efficient in their everyday tasks."

    LENOX® Armor® VP™ Blades can be purchased at LENOX distributors nationwide. To locate a distributor near you, please visit www.lenoxtools.com/FindRetailer/FindDistributor.aspx.

    *vs. non-coated carbide blades

    About LENOX
    LENOX® blades deliver high performance and are guaranteed to cut through tough materials. With over a century of cutting expertise and category breakthroughs, LENOX has become a gold standard in power tool accessories, hand tools, and band saw blades,® helping users deliver work that is sure to stand out and be recognized on the job. LENOX provides the cutting performance and support that allows you to get it right the first time, every time.

    LENOX is part of Stanley Black & Decker, an S&P 500 company and a diversified global provider of hand tools, power tools and related accessories, electronic security solutions, healthcare solutions, engineered fastening systems. For more information, visit www.stanleyblackanddecker.com.