HIGH POINT, N.C., June 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Diablo, superior manufacturer of premium construction cutting tools, partners with Habitat for Humanity, the nonprofit housing organization, as they team up with professional homebuilders across the U.S. to give hope to low-income families seeking affordable housing as part of Habitat for Humanity's Home Builders Blitz 2012. During the week of June 4, Habitat for Humanity will build, rehabilitate or repair more than 200 homes as part of its Home Builders Blitz program. Diablo donated 1,250 7-1/4" 24 tooth framing blades to assist more than 250 building industry professionals during their week-long Builders Blitz.
"We are excited to partner with Habitat for Humanity on this courageous effort," states Freud America President and CEO Russell Kohl. "We know what a difference these construction companies are making by donating their time and resources and we want to contribute as much as we can."
Habitat's Home Builders Blitz is a partnership between Habitat affiliates and the building community to build and renovate homes across the United States. Builders and Habitat affiliates work closely to organize all aspects of building, including securing subcontractors and suppliers, fundraising and seeking donations of materials. Builders participating in the program this year will work with more than 80 Habitat affiliates.
Diablo is the premium brand of contractor tools specifically designed to provide superior performance while withstanding the most extreme conditions for the contractor. Diablo is produced by Freud America, Inc., a manufacturer of high quality woodworking tools for the last 50 years and a leader in the carbide cutting tool industry. Freud is the only manufacturer of woodworking tools in the world that produces its own MicroGrain Carbide with Titanium, called TiCo™ Hi-Density carbide. By producing their own carbide, Freud and Diablo have the unique ability to formulate each tool for each specific application; thereby maximizing the cutting life and performance of the tool while saving the contractor time and money. Diablo´s full line of high-quality cutting tools includes saw blades, reciprocating saw blades, as well as bonded and coated abrasives. For more information, visit www.diablotools.com or email our media contact at [email protected]. You can also connect with us on Google+, "like" Diablo on Facebook (www.facebook.com/diablotools) , or view product and demonstration videos on Diablo's YouTube channel (www.youtube.com/diablotools).
About Habitat for Humanity International
Habitat for Humanity International is a global nonprofit Christian housing organization that seeks to put God's love into action by bringing people together to build homes, communities and hope. Since 1976, Habitat has served more than 500,000 families by welcoming people of all races, religions and nationalities to construct, rehabilitate or preserve homes; by advocating for fair and just housing policies; and by providing training and access to resources to help families improve their shelter conditions. For more information, to donate or to volunteer, please visit www.habitat.org, or follow us at www.facebook.com/habitat or at www.twitter.com/habitat_org or join Habitat's blog community at www.habitat.org/blog.