NEWS

Square Foundation Edition       

June 2018

New Representation for BOLT STAR in Hawaii, Pacific Northwest and Upper Mid-West Regions
Bolt Star LLC announced the appointment of new manufacturer reps for distributors in several regions. Illuminetix Inc., based in Kapolei, Hawaii, will represent the BOLT STAR® product line to electrical and construction supply in all of Hawaii. H&K Sales and Marketing LLC based in Seattle, WA, will represent BOLT STAR to electrical supply distributors in Alaska, Oregon, Washington, Northern Idaho and Montana. Electrical Solutions and Design based in Elk River, Minnesota is now representing the BOLT STAR® product line to electrical supply distributors in North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota and Western Wisconsin.


May 2018

International Point-of-Sale Packaging Introduced for BOLT STAR 18″ & 24″
The 18″ and 24″ BOLT STAR assemblies began shipping this month in beautifully designed color packaging. The new packaging is world class, featuring three languages (English, Spanish, French) and an opening on the front cover for visibility to the tool’s engraved measurements and integrated bubble level. On the back there are thumbnail photos showing ease of installation and use, and a new specifications table that presents all measurements in both inches and metrics. The packaging is a key element in the campaign to get this highly innovative product out of the back room and into the show rooms of distributors worldwide. Similar packaging is under development for the 30″ BOLT STAR.


February 2018

Edges Electrical Group Recognized As Top Regional Distributor in 2017
The Edges Electrical Group based in Sacramento, California, was recently recognized by Bolt Star LLC as the “Top Regional Authorized BOLT STAR Distributor” in the nation. Ken Gregory, President of Bolt Star LLC, visited Edges Electrical Group to present its President, Bob Powers, with a plaque and a “The Dark Ages of Building Wood Templates are Over” T-shirt! Edges Electrical Group was formed from the merger in January 2015 of two great Northern California companies, Granite Electrical Supply of Sacramento and Electrical Distributors of San Jose CA. The electrical supply company now has 12 locations servicing the San Francisco bay area and the Central Valley of California from Turlock to Truckee.

December 2017

Square Foundation Edition moves BOLT STAR® on to square forms and building foundations
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November 2017

Thomas Dowling Associates to Represent BOLT STAR in New England
Bolt Star LLC announced that Thomas Dowling Associates, Inc., based in South Windsor, Connecticut, has been appointed as a representative of the BOLT STAR® product line to electrical supply distributors. Thomas Dowling Associates has represented manufacturers of electrical products since 1985, and serves electrical supply distributors in New England, Upper State New York, West Virginia and Pennsylvania.


October 2017

Eco-friendly TEMPLATE PROTECTOR™ enables easy clean-up,
promotes BOLT STAR® reusability

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March 2017

Callas/Kingsley Electrical Sales to Represent BOLT STAR in Midwest
Bolt Star LLC announced today that Callas/Kingsley Electrical Sales, based in Wood Dale, Illinois, has been appointed as manufacturer representative of the BOLT STAR product line to electric supply distributors. Callas/Kingsley has represented manufacturers since 1985 and serves electrical distributors in Northern Illinois and Indiana, Michigan (Upper Peninsula) and Eastern Wisconsin.


BOLT STAR 30-inch is here!
September 2016

BOLT STAR® 30-inch is newest reusable bolt template
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March 2016

Rack-A-Tiers appointed master distributor of Bolt Star in Canada.
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March 2016

One Source Lighting & Design to Represent BOLT STAR in Kentucky
Vine Grove-based One Source Lighting & Design has been appointed as manufacturer representative of the BOLT STAR product line to electric supply distributors in Kentucky. Except for the very northern and eastern portions of the state, One Source plans to focus its efforts primarily on customers in the vicinity of Evansville, Louisville and Lexington.


January 2016

BOLT STAR Makes Industry News
BOLT STAR is recognized in the January issue of Modern Contractor magazine, page 12, for winning the 2015 NOVA Award.


November 2015

Bolt Star Receives 2015 NOVA Award
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October 2015

BOLT STAR® Named “Best Reusable Bolt Template” in the USA
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September 2015

Construction Innovation’s BOLT STAR® Products Achieve 100% Compliance in Idea’s Data Certification Program
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August 2015

BOLT STAR® Featured on Electricsmarts Network
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May 2015

Midwest Manufacturer Reps Discover BOLT STAR
Construction Innovations is pleased to announce that several leading manufacturer representatives have signed on to market the BOLT STAR product to distributor customers in the Midwestern region. In Iowa and Nebraska, Midwestern Equipment Company of Cedar Rapids, IA is representing the BOLT STAR product to its electric supply distributors located in those states. Farther east, Fields Electrical Sales based in Lebanon, OH, is now representing the product to electric supply distributors in Ohio, Michigan, West Virginia, western Pennsylvania and northern and eastern Kentucky. On the construction and concrete supply side, Chris Fedor Associates of Louisville, KY, will be responsible for Indiana, Ohio, Michigan and Kentucky, including all HD Supply/White Cap branch locations in that territory.


December 2014

BOLT STAR® wins 2014 Top Products award by Electrical Products
& Solutions Magazine    



March 23, 2014

BOLT STAR® wins Product of the year    
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customers

January 23–24, 2014

World of Concrete Daily News Article
Bolt Star holds four anchor bolts and electrical conduits in place while supporting
the rebar cage during the pour of the round concrete bases typically specified for parking lot and outdoor area lighting, street lighting, security camera poles, street signs, and flag poles. Because they no longer have to fabricate a wood “bolt template” for every base, contractors report labor savings of 50% or more compared to the conventional process.


January 20, 2014

Reusable “Bolt Template” Setting New Standard for Cast-in-Place
Pole Bases

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