SPARKS, MD--(Marketwired - Aug 24, 2016) -  Crescent®, a premier hand tool brand from Apex Tool Group, today announced the latest addition to its line of pliers. Designed for versatility, the new 4 1/2" Mini Tongue and Groove Pliers allow users to access hard to reach spots. With a single-dip handle for easy cleaning and secure grip, its small size is ideal for access and portability.

Emergencies often call for an undersized, versatile fastening tool to get into tight areas on equipment or objects. The Crescent 4 1/2" Mini Tongue and Groove Pliers have a rivet design with precision-machined joint interlock, assuring smooth, positive joint action and decreased chance of slipping position or coming apart under load.

"These new pliers fit a range of fasteners and are easy to use in tight spaces," said Marisa Stephenson, product manager -- Shaping, Fastening, and Striking Construction Tools. "We designed the Mini Tongue and Groove pliers for professionals who often need a versatile tool capable of getting into hard-to-reach areas. Mechanics and small engine techs will appreciate the improved access this tool provides."

The new Crescent 4 1/2" Mini Tongue and Groove Pliers come in a rust-resistant black oxide finish and have non-slip, easy to clean cushion grips.

About Crescent:
Crescent® is a premier hand tool brand from Apex Tool Group, one of the largest hand tool manufacturers in the world. The original Crescent adjustable wrench was introduced in the early 1900s and could replace an entire set of dedicated-size wrenches. This made it perfect for frequent repairs required by early cars and airplanes. In fact, Charles Lindbergh was quoted as saying he carried only "gasoline, sandwiches, a bottle of water and a Crescent wrench and pliers" on his famous 1927 solo transatlantic flight. Today, the Crescent line has expanded beyond adjustable wrenches to include a wide selection of pliers, ratcheting wrenches, screwdrivers, and tool sets.

About Apex Tool Group:
Apex Tool Group, LLC, based in Sparks, MD, is one of the largest worldwide producers of hand and power tools, tool storage, drill chucks, chain, and electronic soldering products. Directly and through its subsidiaries, Apex serves a multitude of global markets, including automotive, aerospace, electronics, energy, hardware, industrial, and consumer retail. Apex markets its portfolio of diverse products under its own brand names in addition to being the principal manufacturer for several key private label products for certain retailers for many years.

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