What are the Pro Tool Innovation Awards Categories?

There are over 200 Pro Tool Innovation Awards categories, and we’ve included them here so that you can understand what types of power tools, hand tools, fasteners, and accessories can be entered. It’s possible that we’re missing a category, but in general we try to ensure every type of product can be accommodated. If you feel that your product isn’t represented by the current categories, please feel free to contact us, and we can consider your request.

You can also download the categories list here.

Accessories-Blades, Band Saw
Accessories-Blades, Circ Saw
Accessories-Blades, Concrete/Tuckpointing
Accessories-Blades, Jig Saw
Accessories-Blades, Metal/Chop Saw
Accessories-Blades, Miter Saw
Accessories-Blades, Multi-tool
Accessories-Blades, Recip Saw, Metal
Accessories-Blades, Recip Saw, Wood
Accessories-Cutting Guides/Plates
Accessories-Drill Bits, Concrete/Masonry
Accessories-Drill Bits, Metal
Accessories-Drill Bits, Wood
Accessories-Driver Bits
Accessories-Driver Bits, Holders/Extenders
Accessories-Driver Bits, Impact-rated
Accessories-Driver Bits, Specialty
Accessories-Dust Collection/Filters
Accessories-Dust Collection/Onboard
Accessories-Dust Collection/Shrouds
Accessories-Grinder Wheel, Abrasive/Grinding
Accessories-Grinder Wheel, Cutting
Accessories-Hole Saws, Concrete/Masonry
Accessories-Hole Saws, Drywall
Accessories-Hole Saws, Metal
Accessories-Hole Saws, Wood
Accessories-Wood/Composite Decking Plug System
Accessories-Router Bits
Accessories-Sanding
Accessories-Step Bits
Accessories-Track Rail
Adhesives-Caulk/Sealants
Adhesives-Construction
Adhesives-Tile Thinset/Mortar
Angle Grinders-Corded
Angle Grinders-Cordless
Batteries-Lithium-ion
Batteries-Charger
Clothing-Boots
Clothing-Gloves
Clothing-Gloves, Cut Resistant
Clothing-Jackets
Clothing-Safety Glasses
Clothing-Shirts
Clothing-Work Pants/Shorts
Combo Kits-Cordless
Concrete/Masonry-Core Drill
Concrete/Masonry-Demo Hammers
Concrete/Masonry-Fastening
Concrete/Masonry-Power Cutter Saws, Electric
Concrete/Masonry-Power Cutter Saws, Gas
Concrete/Masonry-Screeds, Hand
Concrete/Masonry-Specialty
Concrete/Masonry-Specialty, Cordless
Concrete/Masonry-Trowels & Floats
Cutout Tool
Cutout Tool, Cordless
Drill Press
Drills/Drivers-Drywall Screw Gun, Cordless
Drills/Drivers-Corded
Drills/Drivers-Cordless, 12V
Drills/Drivers-Cordless
Drills/Drivers-Cordless, Specialty
Drills/Drivers-Cordless Screwdriver
Drills/Drivers-Stud/Joist
Drills/Drivers-Stud/Joist, Cordless
Edge Bander
Electrical-Accessories
Electrical-Cable Puller
Electrical-Fish Rods/Tape
Electrical-Knockout Tool
Electrical-Knockout Tool, Cordless
Electrical-Punch Tool
Electrical-Specialty
Electrical-Specialty, Cordless
Electrical-Wire Crimpers
Electrical-Wire Crimpers, Cordless
Electrical-Wire Cutters
Electrical-Wire Cutters, Cordless
Electrical-Wire Cutters, Hand
Electrical-Wire Strippers, Hand
Fans-Cordless
Fans-Industrial
Fasteners-Anchors
Fasteners-Hidden Fastening System
Fasteners-Nails
Fasteners-Screws
Fasteners-Straps and Ties
Generators-Battery Powered
Generators-Gas
Grinders-Bench Top
Grinders-Handheld
Grinders-Cordless
Hand Tools-Bolt Cutters
Hand Tools-Chalk Lines
Hand Tools-Chisels
Hand Tools-Clamps
Hand Tools-Concrete/Masonry
Hand Tools-Cutting
Hand Tools-Crimping
Hand Tools-Electrical
Hand Tools-Flashlights
Hand Tools-Hammers
Hand Tools-Hammer Tackers
Hand Tools-Knives, Pocket
Hand Tools-Knives, Specialty
Hand Tools-Knives, Utility
Hand Tools-Landscaping
Hand Tools-Levels
Hand Tools-Marking
Hand Tools-Measures, Laser Distance
Hand Tools-Measures, Tape
Hand Tools-Measures, Trundle/Measuring Wheel
Hand Tools-Multi-tool
Hand Tools-Nut Drivers
Hand Tools-Pliers
Hand Tools-Pry Bars
Hand Tools-Ratchets
Hand Tools-Saws
Hand Tools-Screwdrivers
Hand Tools-Screwdrivers, Multi-bit
Hand Tools-Shear
Hand Tools-Sledge Hammers
Hand Tools-Socket
Hand Tools-Squares
Hand Tools-Staplers
Hand Tools-Specialty
Hand Tools-Straight Edge
Hand Tools-Stud Finders
Hand Tools-Tie Down/Strap
Hand Tools-Tile Accessories
Hand Tools-Tile Cutting
Hand Tools-Tile Grouting
Hand Tools-Tool Sets
Hand Tools-Trowels
Hand Tools-Wrenches
Hand Tools-Wrenches, Pipe
Hand Tools-Wrenches, Torque
Heat Guns
Heat Guns-Cordless

Heaters
Heaters-Cordless
Impact Drivers-Cordless, 12V
Impact Drivers-Cordless
Impact Wrenches-Cordless, 12V
Impact Wrenches-Cordless
Jointers
Knockout/Punch Tools
Ladders
Lathes
Lighting-Area
Lighting-Handheld
Lighting-Personal
Lighting-Portable Work Lights
Lighting-Shop/Bay Lights
Nailers-Finish
Nailers-Finish, Cordless
Nailers-Framing
Nailers-Framing, Cordless
Nailers-Metal Connector
Nailers-Metal Connector, Cordless
Nailers-Palm
Nailers-Roofing
Nailers-Roofing, Cordless
Nailers-Staplers
Nailers-Staplers, Cordless
Oscillating Multi-tools
Oscillating Multi-tools, Cordless
OPE-ATVs, UTVs
OPE-Augers
OPE-Backpack Blowers
OPE-Backpack Blowers, Battery Powered
OPE-Blowers, Gas
OPE-Blowers, Battery Powered
OPE-Chainsaws
OPE-Chainsaws, Battery Powered
OPE-Hedge Trimmers
OPE-Hedge Trimmers, Battery Powered
OPE-Lawn Mowers, Battery Powered
OPE-Lawn Mowers, Riding/Zero Turn
OPE-Log Splitters
OPE-Plate Compactors
OPE-SnowBlowers, Gas
OPE-SnowBlowers, Battery Powered
OPE-String Trimmers
OPE-String Trimmers, Battery Powered
Painting-Spray Guns
Painting-Sprayers
Painting-Sprayers, Cordless
Painting-Brushes and Accessories
Planers-Hand
Planers-Hand, Cordless
Planers-Stationary
Plumbing-Drain Snake
Plumbing-Drain Snake, Cordless
Plumbing-PEX Expansion
Plumbing-PEX Expansion, Cordless
Plumbing-Pipe Beveling
Plumbing-Pipe Cutters
Plumbing-Pipe Cutters, Cordless
Plumbing-Press Tools
Plumbing-Press Tools, Cordless
Plumbing-Specialty
Plumbing-Specialty, Cordless
Pneumatic Tools-Air Compressors, Accessories
Pneumatic Tools-Air Compressors, Cordless
Pneumatic Tools-Air Compressors, Electric
Pneumatic Tools-Air Compressors, Gas
Pneumatic Tools-Impact Wrenches
Polishers
Polishers-Cordless
Radios-Cordless
Ratchets-Cordless
Roofing Cutter
Rotary Hammers
Rotary Hammers-Cordless
Rotary Tools
Routers
Routers-Cordless
Router Tables
Sanders-Cordless
Sanders-Electric
Sanders-Manual
Sanders-Pneumatic
Saws-Band Saws
Saws-Band Saws, Cordless
Saws-Circular Saws
Saws-Circular Saws, Cordless
Saws-Jig Saws
Saws-Jig Saws, Cordless
Saws-Metal Abrasive Cutoff Saws
Saws-Metal Cold Saws
Saws-Miter Saws
Saws-Miter Saws, Cordless
Saws-Reciprocating Saws
Saws-Reciprocating Saws, Cordless
Saws-Specialty
Saws-Stands, Miter
Saws-Stands, Table Saw
Saws-Table Saws, Cabinet
Saws-Table Saws, Cordless
Saws-Table Saws, Job Site/Portable
Saws-Tile
Saws-Track Saws
Saws-Track Saws, Cordless
Software & Apps-Tool Control
Software & Apps-Tool Inventory
Software & Apps-Tool Tracking & Security
Soldering Tool
Soldering Tool-Cordless
Storage-Backpacks
Storage-Bags
Storage-Coolers
Storage-Fixed
Storage-On-Site
Storage-Rolling Chests & Cabinets
Storage-Rolling Jobsite
Storage-Tool Boxes
Storage-Tool Rigs
Storage-Truck Boxes
Storage-Truck Racks
Test & Measurement-Clamp/Fork Meters
Test & Measurement-Continuity Tester
Test & Measurement-Inspection
Test & Measurement-Line Laser Levels
Test & Measurement-Multimeters
Test & Measurement-NCV Testers
Test & Measurement-Rotary Laser Levels
Test & Measurement-Temperature Meters
Test & Measurement-Thermal Imaging
Vacuums-Cordless
Vacuums-Dust Extractors
Vacuums-Dust Collectors
Wheelbarrows
Wheelbarrows-Powered

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