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General's Teletube®
Urinal Auger
Gets Through Urinals
Where Other Snakes Can't

General Pipe Cleaners Teletube® Urinal Auger gets through urinals where other snakes can't. The specially designed spring has the toughness and flexibility to negotiate tight urinal bends. The Telescoping Urinal Auger features a 48-inch spring for clearing stoppages just beyond the urinal. No need to pull the urinal off the wall, because the Teletube has an extra 2 feet telescoped inside the guide tube until you need it.

General Pipe Cleaners,
A Division of General Spring Wire Co.

1101 Thompson Ave.
McKees Rocks, PA 15136
(800) 245-6200
JLG LiftPod® FT140
JLG LiftPod® FT140 is simple to assemble, operate, transport, and enhances jobsite productivity. Featuring a platform height of 14 feet and a working height of 20 feet, the FT140 is an ideal solution for facility, safety, and trade professionals seeking a new solution to ladders and scaffolding. It features a new telescoping mast and allows workers to stand in an enclosed platform and move hands-free in a 360-degree range of motion.

JLG LiftPod®
PPG Industries Rebrands
U.S. Paint Stores

PPG Industries' architectural coatings business is rebranding its more than 600 US paint stores to leverage the equity of the PPG name to establish one, unified store footprint nationwide. In the coming months, facility managers will have new and familiar options available at newly branded PPG Paints stores as the parent brand brings together all former PPG labeled products, select former PPG Pittsburgh Paints products, and select former Glidden Professional products.

PPG Industries
RIDGID RE 6 Electrical Tool
The new RE 6 Electrical Tool from RIDGID cuts wire, crimps lugs and punches boxes with one tool using the patent-pending RIDGID QuickChange System™. Featuring an inline design for easy, one-handed operation, the RE 6 provides a 6-ton hydraulic force output to cut and crimp up to 750 kcmil (MCM) copper & aluminum and punches holes in boxes up to 3.5 inches. It also includes onboard diagnostics, LED indicators and automatic ram retraction to ensure superior performance.

The New PPG Pittsburgh Paints
PPG is combining the heritages of the PPG PITTSBURGH PAINTS® and DEVOE® Paint brands to create the NEW PPG Pittsburgh Paints, a brand sold exclusively through independent, locally-owned retailers. PPG Pittsburgh Paints has strong equity with the pro painter and competes in all market segments. The PPG Pittsburgh Paints product line-up features well-known and respected sub-brands such as WONDER-TONES™ and WONDER-PRO™, with product formulas that pros know and trust. See your participating local paint dealer for details.

PPG Pittsburgh Paints
Now, you can affordably
install Schlage wireless
electronic locks on
interior doors

The new Schlage® NDE Series wireless lock with ENGAGE™ technology combines the most popular mechanical lock platform together with the latest innovation in electronic security. NDE wireless locks feature standard cylindrical door prep for easy installation without additional holes or wires. Free ENGAGE cloud-based apps make it easy to manage basic lock and credential capabilities from anywhere. They are ideal for businesses who want to upgrade interior applications including offices and sensitive storage spaces.

Phone: (877) 671-7011
Chicago Faucets EQ Series
EQ Series electronic faucets are extremely reliable, easy to install, and simple to maintain. They are also incredibly smart. Built-in intelligence allows EQ to scan its surroundings and adjust water usage accordingly. No programming or complicated faucet setup are necessary. Tough enough for demanding public installations, but attractive enough for any restroom decor, EQ Series — the next generation of electronic faucets — performs more consistently and saves water more easily than any other electronic faucet.

The Chicago Faucet Co.
Phone: (847) 803-5000
Fax: (847) 803-5454
Electric Eel
Ecam ACE 2 Pipeline
Inspection Camera System

The ACE 2 features One-touch USB recording, an on-screen footage counter, and a wheel kit for easy transport and maneuverability. Other features: stainless steel housed 1.68-inch dia. color camera, 20 LED light ring and high resolution CCD element (optional self-leveling color camera available), 200 feet of Kevlar braided 1/2-inch dia. push rod, industry standard 512 Hz Sonde, 5.4 inch LCD monitor with AR Film, protective acrylic anti-glare monitor shield and heavy-duty screen cover, video output jack for recording option, flexible camera spring to navigate 3-inch P-traps.

Electric Eel Mfg. Co. Inc.
501 W. Leffel Lane
Springfield, OH 45501
Phone: (800) 833-1212
Kubota Z700X Series Zero-Turn Mower
Introducing the new standard for turf care professionals. If you need quality, durability, precision and all around productivity, no other commercial mower comes close to Kubota's Z700X Series. Available with 48-, 54- or 60-inch decks, cut with the power of a 23.5 or 25.5 horsepower Kawasaki engine. Plus, a variety of attachments and accessories. Demo one today at your local Kubota dealer during the More Power to You Sales Event.

Kubota Tractor Corp.
3401 Del Amo Blvd.
Torrance, CA 90503
Phone: (310) 370-3370

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