Draper Tools Celebrates 100 Years with New Centenary Edition Catalogue

Published:  07 April, 2019

It’s a historic moment for Draper Tools as the company launches its centenary edition catalogue, available April.

In addition to commemorating 100 years of business, the new catalogue also highlights the company’s commitment to growth and broadening its range, with 928 pages of tools and equipment. Plus, with a new structure and order, it’s easier than ever before to find the products you need inside.

Bigger and better for 2019

The centenary edition catalogue is Draper Tools’ biggest one yet and includes over 900 new products for 2019. The catalogue is packed with innovation, marking Draper Tools’ dedication to constantly reviewing and expanding its range, in order to bring customers the latest products and features.

Impressive new products

New highlights to look out for include the impressive D20 power tools range and a completely new collection of storage chests and cabinets. The new catalogue also sees Draper Tools investing heavily in its ever-growing automotive range for the professional workshop, with new equipment such as a digital wheel aligner, a hydraulic scissor jack and a series of pneumatic jacks too.

A continued commitment to quality

While the company’s offering may have changed and expanded over its 100-year history, its dedication to quality and customer service has remained a constant. Commenting on the launch of the centenary edition catalogue, Chairman of Draper Tools, John Draper, said: “We are proud to have reached this important milestone in our company history and would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who has helped us get here. Although we have grown a lot over the last century, we still like to think of ourselves as a no-nonsense, customer-focused tool supplier. Quality and reliability are still very much at the heart of the business and this will continue as we progress and grow into 2019 and beyond.”

A historic occasion

Originally established in 1919 by Bert Draper, Draper Tools is still family owned and run today by the fourth generation of the Draper family. To mark the momentous occasion, the centenary edition catalogue opens with a personal welcome note and message of thanks from the Draper family. The family have always had a strong involvement in the creation of the catalogue, stretching all the way back to 1953, when Joan Draper produced, almost single-handedly, the company's first type-written catalogue. Joan Draper, wife of former chairman Norman, passed away in 1999 but the staff at Draper Tools feel the new centenary catalogue is a fitting tribute to her legacy, and something she would have been very proud to see.

Year-long centenary celebrations

Right now, a year-long celebration of the company’s 100-year anniversary in 2019 is in progress, with exclusive promotions, competitions, charity fundraising and a staff party all in the pipeline. Each month there will be special edition centenary products launched at great prices. Keep an eye out for these fantastic deals on top products including socket sets, spanner sets and more.

To view the Draper Tools centenary edition catalogue online or request a hard copy visit www.drapertools.com

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