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DEWALT® Wins Prestigious Design Award for Metal Folding Sawhorse

Press Release   •   May 03, 2016 08:00 EDT

New Britain, CT (May 2016) —DEWALT® is pleased to announce that its Metal Folding Sawhorse (DWST11155) has been awarded the 2016 Red Dot Award for Product Design, the international distinction for high-quality design.

Entries were judged by an independent panel of 41 jury members who assessed over 4,600 entries submitted from 57 nations. The Red Dot panel, consisting of independent designers, design professors, and journalists, reviewed criteria such as degree of innovation, formal quality, functionality, and ecological compatibility.

“With their performances, the Red Dot winners not only demonstrated an extraordinary design quality, but they also showed that design is an integral part of innovative product solutions,” said Professor Dr. Peter Zec, founder and president of the Red Dot Award.

The robust metal structure of the DEWALT® Metal Folding Sawhorse provides a load capacity of 2,000 lbs. per pair. Top metal bars allow the use of trigger clamps and are provided with V-grooves to help position and secure pipe and small work pieces. When using a twin pack, 2 x 4 lumber recesses facilitate creation of a jobsite table, and side latches allow for stacking and carrying 2 folded products. The sawhorse quickly folds up to a compact size for ease of use and storage.

Red Dot winners will receive their trophies and certificates in July during the Red Dot Gala in Essen, Germany. 

DEWALT® is a leading manufacturer of industrial corded and cordless power tools, power tool accessories, and hand tools in categories that include Woodworking, Drilling & Fastening, Concrete & Metal Power Tools, as well as Cutting, Abrasive, and IMPACT READY® Impact Driver Power Tool Accessories. Hand Tool categories include Measuring & Layout, Knives & Blades, Mechanics Tools, and Storage Solutions.

With seven manufacturing locations in the USA, DEWALT remains committed to domestic manufacturing and produced approximately 62 million individual units of Power Tools, Hand Tools, and Accessories in the United States with global materials in 2015 alone.

DEWALT® tools can be found nationally and internationally, wherever tools are sold. With more than 1,000 factory-owned and authorized locations, DEWALT has one of the most extensive service and repair networks in North America. For more information, visit or follow DEWALT on Facebook and Twitter.

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