NHS Booth Highlights

By Jerry Rabushka,

  Filed under: Feature


Visit these manufacturers at the National Hardware Show!

(information supplied by participating manufacturers)


Lift’n Buddy: Booth #47100


A lifetime of lifting fives can take its toll! From Fargo, ND comes the Pail Lifter from Lift’n Buddy. It’s the fast, safe, easy way to handle five gallon paint pails. As simple to use as an ordinary 2-wheel hand truck, the Pail Lifter provides workers the added benefit of powered lifting to eliminate manual handling of heavy 5-gallon paint pails.


Howard Products: Booth #7428


“Restore It—Don’t Strip It!” Howard Products, Inc. has been making products for the restoration and maintenance of antiques, furniture, cabinets, paneling and more since 1969. Products include Restor-A-Finish, Feed-N-Wax, Orange Oil, Citrus-Shield Paste Wax, Butcher Block Conditioner, Pine-Ola metal cleaners, Stainless Steel Cleaner and more!


Santint: Booth #7822


Santint will be showing its complete line of paint equipment, including; a complete line of mixers, shakers, manual and automatic colorant dispensers. On display will be our “Combination Machine,” the Santint MS3 Dispenser and Shaker. Its small footprint allows a paint dealer with limited room to dispense colorant and mix all size cans in the same 32′ x 32′ floor space. Santint offers the best pricing and the longest warranty in the industry!


Gardner-Gibson: Booth #6707


Eterna-Kote® Silicone+ Roof Coating provides the ultimate in waterproofing protection, delivering a seamless barrier that even stands up to ponding water challenges associated with flat roofs. In addition to waterproofing, Eterna-Kote® delivers countless benefits including eco-friendly features and application advantages, saving time, energy and money. Visit Gardner-Gibson’s booth for hands on experience with Eterna-Kote. You’ll also see our Gardner caulk line and more!


Allway Tools: Booth #6425


Since 1935, Allway Tools, Inc. has been, and continues to be, a leader in the paint sundry hand tools category. Allway takes pride in its innovative and function-focused product offering, and is confident its tools will enable you to work like a pro. Come visit our booth to meet us and to see all that we have to offer.


Zorr Corporation: Booth #7824


The team at Zorr Corp has a new product that will be making its debut at the NHS. Zorr Corp has two other award-winning products: the Roll A Bucket and the Roll A Tray. Their newest product, the Roll A Tray Max, is a paint tray on wheels that accomodates up to an 18″ roller and has steering capability. It also holds a gallon and a half of paint. Steve Enguita, president of Zorr Corp, will also be painting a patriotic scene on canvas during the NHS opening ceremony. You won’t want to miss it!


Chalk-tique: Booth #7428


Chalk-tique®, by Kalos Marketing, will be at NHS in the Howard Products booth! Drop by to see our sample boards! The Chalk-tique additive is an natural, non-toxic powder that mixes with up to 2 quarts of latex paint, creating a durable chalk-style paint that’s easily distressed for an antique look at a lower cost than boutique paints. The Chalk-tique Kit contains enough additive for a gallon of paint. It also includes Howard’s Paste Wax (Dark Oak or Neutral), and everything else needed to complete a large project.


Benjamin Moore: Booth #7622


Fueled by its network of independent retailers, Benjamin Moore is North America’s leading manufacturer of premium quality residential, commercial and IM coatings. Learn how to join our family of dealers by speaking with a Benjamin Moore expert. Then, visit Benjamin Moore at the Lancaster show (booth L409) to learn about specialty and problem-solving Insl-x® products, including primers, masonry coatings, garage floor paints, cabinet finishes, pool paints, athletic coatings and traffic paints. Meet the Benjamin Moore experts to find out how Insl-x can complement your current coatings business and fill the needs of your customers. www.insl-x.com.


PPG Architectural Coatings: Booth #7416


PPG Architectural Coatings will feature the new PPG Paints™ and PPG Pittsburgh Paints® brands, as well as other PPG brands such as Liquid Nails® Brand adhesives, and Sikkens® Proluxe™, Flood® and Olympic® wood care brands at this year’s National Hardware Show! Learn more about how PPG’s strong, well-respected brands offer a wide range of choices to meet the varying needs of DIY homeowners and professional contractors. PPG’s commitment to global technological advancements enables it to offer a wide range of product choices and leading brands in both the consumer and trade channels of business.


Concrobium: Booth #6527


Concrobium Mold Control is an innovative, market leading product that effectively eliminates existing mold, prevents mold re-growth and eliminates musty odors with no harmful chemicals. The unique technology is used by homeowners, professional remodelers, contractors and remediators and is now officially endorsed by celebrity contractor Mike Holmes as a Holmes Approved product. Mike Holmes, a professional contractor of 30 years, has created and starred in several award winning DIY Network and HGTV television series and is one of the most trusted celebrities in America. Mike will be visiting the Concrobium booth throughout the course of the event.


Trimaco: Booth #7818


Along with is wide breadth of products, Trimaco will be focusing on X•Board™, “The Next Generation in Surface Protection.” A lightweight but tough alternative for surface protection, X•Board will last for the endurance of the job. It is breathable to protect new and existing wood, concrete, stone, tile, linoleum, epoxy, vinyl composition tile (vct) and most other floor types. Worried about spills? Don’t be! Featuring Spill Block™ innovative liquid repellent technology, X•Board protects against paint, mud, water and more. It’s also recyclable, FSC-certified and made in the USA.


3M: Booth #7107


3M Consumer Business Group is a leading supplier of products for do-it-yourselfers and professionals all over the world. Brands include Filtrete™ Home Filtration Products, Command™ Brand Products, ScotchBlue™ Painter’s Tape, Scotch® Brand Products, 3M™ Advanced Abrasives, 3M Patch Plus Primer, and 3M LeadCheck™ Swabs. This year, 3M welcomes Mike Holmes, professional contractor and the host and creator of the hit TV series Holmes on Homes®, Holmes Inspection and Holmes Makes It Right, to its booth on Tuesday, May 5 from 1-2 pm. Demonstrations of our innovative Ultra Flexible Sanding Products will be ongoing throughout the show.


Paint Handy: Booth #6042


Paint Handy wants to change the way you paint! Pour in recommended amount of paint, spread around, tap your brush or move your roller. That’s it. You’re loaded and ready to paint! (And, yes, turn it upside down to see it doesn’t drip.) Very easy to clean and re-use! This product makes it easier to dip a brush or roller, climb a ladder, or reach into hard spots. It will save contractors and consumers from having to bend into bad positions to reload their applicator and saves time on prep. Easy to clean or store in a ziplock bag! tpd endcap