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Corey Dickert

Corey Dickert is VP of Product Management for Plumbing & Electrical. In his time at Milwaukee® he has worked on dozens of new product introductions and led the company's ground-breaking launch of FORCE LOGIC™ hydraulic solutions for crimping and cutting.

Why Should Electrical Contractors Care about Tool Ergonomics

Walk down the aisles of Home Depot, or another major power tool distributor, and you’ll probably see the word “ergonomic” claimed as a feature on the packaging of many tools. In fact, you’d be hard-pressed to find a tool on store shelves that doesn’t promote some sort of ergonomic benefit. But what does that word really mean to contractors and the companies they work for? What’s the difference between a claim of ergonomics and actual, proven muscle effort reductions?