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SKIL Power Tools is a leader in portable electric power tools and accessories serving the consumer Do-It-Yourself and professional construction markets.

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SKIL Heritage

Founded in 1924 as the Michel Electric Handsaw Company and renamed SKILSAW Inc. in 1926, SKIL has become one of the most recognized and respected brands in the power tool industry today.

SKIL Tools Press Releases and Fact Sheets


SKILSAW Power Tools Expands Product Line with New SKILSAW 10-1/4 Inch Worm Drive

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SKILSAW Power Tools Builds on Heritage with New Brand Identity and Expanded Product Line

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A New Generation

SKILSAW Introduces Improved Line of Worm Drive SKILSAWs

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New SKIL® 7 inch Wet Tile Saw

Features Unique HydroLock System™ for Less Mess and Easy Clean-up

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Think Pink This Spring

SKIL Tools Offers Pink Product Perfect for Mom

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The Legend… Reborn

Get More MAG and Less Weight with SKIL's New MAG77LT Worm Drive SKILSAW®

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Make Holiday Entertaining A Breeze

With the holidays drawing close, your home will soon be the center of attention when entertaining guests

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Enjoy the New, Fun Way to Open a Bottle of Wine with SKIL!

Invite the World’s Best-Selling Power Tool To Your Dinner Party this Holiday Season

Press Release (October 29, 2012)

SKIL Power Tools Joins The Fight Against Breast Cancer With “Tools For The Cure” Campaign

SKIL to Turn iXO Palm-Sized Screwdriver Pink and Donate Portion of Proceeds to Susan G. Komen for the Cure®

Press Release (June 28, 2012)

SKILSAW-Inspired Custom Chopper by Paul Jr. Designs Goes Up for Auction!

SKIL Tools Auctions Their PJD Chopper to Benefit Veterans

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MAG77-75 Worm Drive SKILSAW®

Often called "The Saw That Built America," the Worm Drive SKILSAW is celebrating its 75th anniversary on America’s jobsites.

Fact Sheet (May 24, 2012)

SKIL Tools and Paul Jr. Designs Unveil SKILSAW®-Inspired Chopper

75th Anniversary Celebration Kicks-Off During the National Hardware Show

Press Release(May 22, 2012)

SKIL Dust Collector

Minimize the mess when drilling into a wall with the new SKIL SDC01 Dust Collector.

Fact Sheet (May 1, 2012)

SKIL Tools Partners with Paul Jr. Designs

American Chopper: Senior vs. Junior Star to Design a Custom SKIL Chopper

Press Release (April 5, 2012)


SKIL Power Tools Launches New and Improved Website Features Simple Navigation, Easier Online Shopping, Plus More

Press Release (Fall 2011)

SKIL Power Tools 2011 Holiday Gift List

Ideal for decorators or do-it-yourselfers, the iLevel™ is an easy to set-up cross line laser that projects a perfect vertical and horizontal laser line for all your leveling and alignment projects.

Press Release (September 8, 2011)

SKIL Tools to Sponsor USA Pro Cycling Challenge in Colorado

Professional cycling race expected to be one of the largest spectator events in the United States

Press Release (August 10, 2011)

What Can Your SKIL Build?

SKIL Power Tools Invites Fans to Showcase Their DIY Talent with Online Contest

Press Release (May 25, 2011)

SKIL's New iLevel™ Line Laser is Ideal for All Your Decorating and Leveling Projects

Ideal for decorators or do-it-yourselfers, the iLevel™ is an easy to set-up cross line laser that projects a perfect vertical and horizontal laser line for all your leveling and alignment projects.

Press Release (May 10, 2011)

SKIL's New Oscillating Multi-Tasker is Perfect for a Variety of At-Home Projects

SKIL Power Tools is launching the new 1400-02 Oscillating Multi-Tasker™, an 11-piece multi-tool kit designed to help do-it-yourselfers with a variety of at-home projects.

Model number: 1400-02

Press Release (April 18, 2011)

SKIL Launches Next Generation of Routers with New Features and Updated Product Design

SKIL Routers Showcase Pro Features at a Do-It-Yourself Price

Model numbers: 1817, 1827 and 1830

Press Release (March 28, 2011)

SKIL Variable Speed Reciprocating Saw Model No. 9216 Fact Sheet

Ideal for the beginning to intermediate DIYer, the SKIL Model No. 9216 Variable Speed Reciprocating Saw is perfect for demolition, cutting and pruning projects.

Model number: 9216

Fact Sheet (March 23, 2011)

New SKIL Premium Flooring Blade Offers Double Life in Laminate

Model number: 75536

Press Release (February 23, 2011)


New SKIL Octo Multi-Finishing Sander Is Best Under Pressure

New sander features Pressure Control Technology for optimal finish

Model number: 7302

Press Release (October 8, 2010)

NEW SKIL Screwdriver and Flashlight Combo Lights the Way

Unique 2-in-1 tool that everyone needs in their home or workplace

Model number: 2350-01

Press Release (October 4, 2010)

SKIL's New Family of Upgraded SKILSAW®s Meets Consumer Expectations

Consumers wanted, SKIL listened and a new family of SKILSAW®s was born

Model numbers: 5480-01, 5580-01, 5680-01, and 5780-01

Press Release (September 20, 2010)

SKIL Wet Tile Saws No. 3510 and 3540 Fact Sheet

Expanding into the tiling category, the SKIL portfolio now includes two tile saws, the 4-3/8 in. Hand-Held Model No. 3510 and 7 in. Stationary Model No. 3540.

Model numbers: 3510 and 3540

Fact Sheet (June 7, 2010)

SKIL's Newest Compound Miter Saw is a Cut Above the Competition

New compound miter saw cuts accurately and quickly for an exceptional value

Model number: 3820

Press Release (May 17, 2010)

SKIL Pumps Up Pro Performance with its Latest SKILSAW®s

New high power SKILSAW®s deliver professional-grade features at an exceptional value

Model numbers: HD5687-01 and HD5687M-01

Press Release (March 8, 2010)

SKIL Floors Users with New-to-Industry Saw

Innovative saw makes cutting hardwood, laminate and engineered flooring a breeze

Model number: 3600

Press Release (January 1, 2010)


New SKIL Smart Design Router Tables Increase Precision, Save Time and Space

Two new router tables offer industry-leading, ultra convenient features at revolutionary prices

Model numbers: RAS800 and RAS900

Press Release (November 9, 2009)

Versatile, Smart, Random Orbit Sander from SKIL

Sander combines smart design and features for premium performance

Model number: 7492

Press Release (June 8, 2009)

Worm Drive Upgrades Keep SKIL a Cut Above

Added Feature gives users the ultimate in power and performance

Model numbers: SHD77 and SHD77M

Press Release (May 4, 2009)

SKIL Set to Dominate with New 18 Volt Lithium Ion Power Tools

New high performance lithium ion power tools give DIYers and contractors professional-grade features at consumer-friendly prices

Press Release (April 6, 2009)


SKIL Power Tools Introduces New Sheet Sander

Updated features ideal for DIY woodworkers and project enthusiasts

Model number: 7292-01

Press Release (June 2, 2008)

Media Contacts

Alyssa Cicero, JSH&A Communications
(630) 916-3034

Linda Mueller, SKIL Marketing
(224) 232-2991

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1800 W. Central Road
Mt. Prospect, IL 60056

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