PM Holdings to Introduce New Tech-Life BeatBlock Twins at AAPEX

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SAN DIEGO, Calif., October 11, 2016 – PM Holdings will unveil its new Tech-Life BeatBlock Twins Stereo-Pairing Bluetooth Speakers at the Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX), Nov. 1-3 in Las Vegas, Nevada. “BeatBlock Twins were created with professional technicians in mind,” said Nick Mazza, CEO of PM Holdings. “These innovative Bluetooth speakers are the next generation in sound and are ideal for a repair shop environment as well as for home, office and outdoor use. We are looking forward to demonstrating them for AAPEX attendees so they can hear for themselves how Tech-Life enhances life in the bay.” In addition to BeatBlock Twins, PM Holdings will showcase its portfolio of innovative GTE tools and Tech-Life products at AAPEX, including The GRID award-winning power strip with…

The GRID by Tech-Life: Professional Power Delivery Station

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SAN DIEGO, Calif., September 21, 2016 – The GRID by Tech-Life is an award-winning all-in-one power station, surge protector and USB charging hub. Designed with professional service technicians in mind, The GRID also has a multitude of uses outside the shop. “The GRID is a 100 percent game changer when it comes to charging cordless tools, phones, tablets and other devices that are used constantly throughout the work day,” said Nick Mazza, CEO of PM Holdings. “It is specifically designed to improve the user’s daily workplace experience by providing power while eliminating clutter. Ideal for a shop environment, The GRID is attractive and functional placed on a work bench, tool box, desk or countertop and can charge and display up to four battery packs at…

The GRID by Tech-Life Honored with PTEN Innovation Award

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SAN DIEGO, Calif., August xx, 2016 –The GRID by Tech-Life, an all-in-one power station, surge protector and USB charging hub, has received a Professional Tool & Equipment News (PTEN) Innovation Award in the Tool Storage category. “Every Tech-Life product we manufacture is designed to help make daily work life easier and more efficient, and The GRID is no exception. It is a one-of-a-kind professional power delivery station that makes charging power tools and mobile devices, like phones and tablets, much simpler and more organized,” said Nick Mazza, CEO of PM Holdings. “The PTEN Innovation Awards are the premier industry awards showcasing the finest new tool technology. We want to thank the editors of PTEN and their voting panel for recognizing us with this tremendous honor.”…

GTE Tools SmartSnap: First Convertible Snap-Ring Pliers Featuring Quick Release Tips

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SAN DIEGO, Calif., Aug. 11, 2016 – GTE Tools has made life a lot easier in the service bay with SmartSnap, the first convertible snap-ring pliers featuring quick release tips. “Other snap-ring pliers require an Allen wrench to change tips,” said Nick Mazza, CEO of PM Holdings. “When using GTE SmartSnap pliers, the user can change tips in seconds, not minutes. This unique feature lets service technicians move from one job to another more quickly and efficiently.” GTE SmartSnap Snap-Ring Pliers convert quickly and easily from internal to external retainer operation with a single switch. Featuring four tip styles, SmartSnap Pliers are made of hardened steel with anti-slip ends for durability and a dependable grip and are backed by a lifetime warranty. Because they are…

Make Pry Jobs Easier, Brighter With New GTE MasterPry LED

Make Pry Jobs Easier, Brighter With New GTE MasterPry LED

EL CAJON, California, June 7, 2016 – The new MasterPry LED by GTE Tools is unlike anything on the market today. The first, and only, auto trim tool set with onboard, super bright LED lights for precise prying eliminates the need for five, seven or 12-piece pry tool sets by combining all the features into two tools. “We designed the GTE MasterPry LED with today’s professional service technician in mind,” said Nick Mazza, CEO of PM Holdings. “As an ASE-certified technician myself, I know the positive impact of time-saving tools on productivity. The GTE MasterPry LED does more than just ‘pop panels.’ It is the first pry tool to come standard with onboard, 30-lumen lights that illuminate the repair area. With just two tools in…

Enhance Dad’s Life with Father’s Day Gifts from Tech-Life

Enhance Dad’s Life with Father’s Day Gifts from Tech-Life

SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 11, 2016 – Looking to make your dad the envy of the neighborhood or reward yourself for all you do as a father? Tech-Life suggests three life-enhancing Father’s Day gift options that are sure to make any dad a happy man on June 19. “Tech-Life products are designed to make life easier and more enjoyable at work, home or anywhere that needs a boost of sound, light or power,” said Nick Mazza, CEO of PM Holdings. “With Father’s Day around the corner, sometimes it’s hard to find the right present for dad. Tech-Life has the answer with innovative gift ideas that are sure to make him smile.” BeatBlock – Wireless Bluetooth Speaker • Get big sound anywhere with the first Bluetooth…

Dispense Adhesives Easily with MasterBead by GTE Tools

Dispense Adhesives Easily with MasterBead by GTE Tools

SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 19, 2016 – The new MasterBead by GTE Tools is a first-of-its-kind handheld silicone/adhesive dispensing gun specifically designed for aluminum-type adhesive tubes. While dispensing adhesives from the tube generally requires two hands and can be very strenuous, MasterBead lets service techs use only one hand to put down a consistent and uniform bead every time. “The challenge in working with adhesives is that it can really wreck your hands,” said Nick Mazza, CEO of PM Holdings and an ASE-certified technician. “When a job is a big one, a tech’s hands will fatigue quickly. However, MasterBead has a force multiplying drive mechanism and requires only one hand to operate so it is more comfortable and easier to use and maneuver. The smooth…

Allan Paine Named to California YMCA Youth and Government Board of Directors

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SAN DIEGO, California, March 28, 2016 – Allan Paine, president and co-founder of PM Holdings, has been named to the California YMCA Youth and Government board of directors. “I want to thank the California YMCA for electing me to serve on the board of this prestigious organization,” said Paine. “My goal for serving on the board is to bring a fresh perspective in leadership from the world of entrepreneurship and small business. I want to initiate programs that educate kids on how government interfaces with the private sector, as well as to get them excited about innovation and technology.” In February, Paine attended the California YMCA Youth and Government 68th annual Model Legislature and Court event in Sacramento, where 3,500 high school students from all…

New LugStrong from GTE Offers Twice the Power of Standard Lug Wrenches in a Compact, Self-Storing Design

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SAN DIEGO, Calif. – Dec. 11, 2015 – General Technician Equipment (GTE), an innovator in the development of tools and equipment for professional technicians, has introduced its new LugStrong tire wrench. LugStrong is the market’s most compact tire iron with twice the power of standard lug wrenches. LugStrong generates twice the torque of other lug wrenches through a unique capability to change the configuration of the wrench. Plus, this rugged tool is made of solid chrome vanadium with no plastic parts, compared to thin chrome plated steel and a plastic handle on the largest selling alternative. The tool’s design combines the effectiveness of common T-style lug tools in a compact, self-storing configuration. And LugStrong comes with the three most common lug nut sizes and a…

The GRID from Tech-Life Combines Surge-Protected Power Strip and USB Hub in Unique Configuration with High Versatility and Robust Features

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SAN DIEGO, Calif. – Oct. 31, 2015 – Tech-Life, an innovator in the development of products designed to enhance lifestyle and productivity, has introduced The GRID professional power delivery station. The GRID is an integrated surge-protected power strip and USB hub for the toolbox or workbench. “Toolbox real estate is a big challenge for most technicians, and so is power outlet availability,” said Tech-Life CEO Nick Mazza. “This unique product design solves both of those issues with an elegant and highly functional design.” Unlike most power strips with outlets facing up, The GRID features outlets oriented to the front and rear which leaves a large, flat top surface. This design allows the user to plug up to five chargers into the rear outlets and place…

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