Hand Tool

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Hand Tool

A tool used by a person rather than by a machine. Examples include hammers, screwdrivers, welders and so forth. Hand tools are used in various blue collar positions, though a number have been rendered obsolete over time by automation.
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an experienced hand-tool trading company that brings together a wide line of the highest quality hand tools made in Taiwan for sale to global customers, especially in Europe.
Made-in-Taiwan hand tools have become the absolute mainstream in the European market," Lin says, "And all first-class global hand-tool brands now outsource most of their higher-end items from Taiwan.
Plus, Taiwan has just signed ECFA with China and the hand-tool exports to China will soon enjoy zero tariff.
I have several years of experience from the German hand-tool industry and look forward to moving from hand tools to power tools," Sundby commented upon his appointment.