Executive Outlook Series

Festool disrupting woodshop technique and making cordless tools match corded

Leo Zirkler, Festool North America's VP Marketing,  says his firm is radically altering how power tools work, and how they are used.
"We have always tried to introduce new, disruptive ways of woodworking compared to the traditional ways. One prime example is our Domino System, which has revolutionized joinery. Another example is the Conturo system, which has changed a way of edgebanding in the woodworking segment.

Woodworking Industry News

Festool’s free wood painting publication offers customer profiles, case studies

LEBANON, Ind. – Festool USA has just released the Spring 2017 issue of “Finish Line” for professional painters. Available via download at no charge, “Finish Line” features customer profiles that range from Paint Track, founded by a former computer programmer, Ray Rahni, to Prep to Finish, an onsite and online service for training. The Spring 2017 Finish Line is a 64-page magalog that includes a host of application-specific product information that spans training, service preparation and customer service.