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Klein Tools to open small R&D facility in Texas

Klein Tools Inc. confirmed plans to open a small research and development facility in Mansfield, Texas that will employ between 20 and 30 people

The Lincolnshire-based company bought a 126,000 square-foot building for $4.5 million in Mansfield earlier this year to prepare for the facility, which will be used to test certain robotic and automated equipment, Chris Hargan, Klein Tools senior vice president of operations told the Tribune. Get the full story »

Illinois Tool Works affirms full-year outlook‎

Illinois Tool Works Inc. said on Monday its operating revenue rose in the previous three months and stood by its forecasts for fourth-quarter and full-year earnings. Get the full story »

Sears to open Craftsman store in River North

Sears Holdings Corp. is opening a Craftsman “experience” store in a River North loft building at 233 W. Huron Street, a block away from it’s Kenmore Live Studio. The move is part of the company’s strategy to sell the key brand through more channels. Earlier, it struck deal to sell Craftsman tools in about 100 Ace Hardware stores. Get the full story >>