Ridgid Launches 2009 Roadshow

In May, Ridgid will kick off its Reputation Roadshow. The events will feature new Ridgid tools and technologies in 20 cities throughout the U.S., Canada and Latin America.

Each show stop will provide tradesmen a chance to experience the latest Ridgid innovations, give them the opportunity to demo the new tools and offer a sneak peeks at upcoming tools in the Ridgid product line. Lunch will be served at every show and a model from the well-known Ridgid calendar will be present to sign autographs. To round it off, the events offer timed competitions and a daily prize drawing.

“The Ridgid Reputation Roadshow 2009 continues our commitment to trade professionals,” said Wyatt Kilmartin, director, Ridgid branding. “This year it is more important than ever for us to be out talking to our customers and helping improve their businesses by introducing new Ridgid tools that can drive efficiencies and increase their profits. We are very excited to get back on the road in 2009.”

This year the Roadshow will stop in Las Vegas (May 6); Albuquerque, N.M., and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (May 14); Bakersfield, Calif. (May 20); Baltimore (May 21); San Diego (May 27); Toluca, Mexico (May 28); Nashville, Tenn. (June 4); Denver (June 10); Regina, Canada (June 11); Atlanta (June 17); Charlotte, N.C. (June 25); Monterrey, Mexico (July 1); St. Paul, Minn. (July 13); Philadelphia (July 16); Edison, N.J. (July 22); Buffalo, N.Y. (July 27); Pewaukee, Wis. (Aug. 4); Cleveland (Aug. 20); and Cincinnati (Aug. 26). For more information on the Reputation Roadshow, visit the website at

Elyria, Ohio-based Ridgid is a leading manufacturer of hand and power tools, and markets its products in more than 140 countries. The company’s offering of more than 300 types of tools serve the rental, plumbing, HVAC/R, utility, industrial, electrical, petroleum, institutional, commercial and hardware markets.

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