Enjoy the New, Fun Way to Open a Bottle of Wine with SKIL!

Invite the World's Best-Selling Power Tool To Your Dinner Party this Holiday Season

Oct 29, 2012, 10:32 ET from SKIL Power Tools

MT. PROSPECT, Ill., Oct. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Opening a bottle of wine just got a whole lot easier and more fun with SKIL Power Tools. The iXO Vivo™ Power Corkscrew (model # 2354-10) is a unique twist on the popular SKIL iXO Cordless Screwdriver. The iXO Vivo combines the versatility and reliability that SKIL users have come to expect of the iXO, with a unique corkscrew attachment that works to safely and securely remove the cork from a wine bottle in under 10 seconds! Be the talk of any party this holiday season with SKIL iXO Vivo Power Corkscrew.

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"Since the launch of the original SKIL iXO in 2005, users have loved the iXO for fixing everyday do-it-yourself tasks," says Mallika Patel, Product Manager for SKIL Power Tools. "Now, it can help our consumers unwind and relax when they choose to enjoy a bottle of wine at home or with friends."

The iXO Vivo is the ideal gift-giving solution for both the wine-lover and DIYer in your life. It's the perfect tool to keep in any kitchen drawer, whether to pop open a bottle of wine or tighten a cabinet knob.

Additional features of iXO include:

  • Lithium Ion Battery holds a charge for up to 18 months
  • Sitelight™ LED Work Light illuminates hard-to-see areas
  • Battery Fuel Gauge shows when it's time to charge the tool
  • Forward/Reverse Indicators show drilling direction
  • ¼" Hex Bit Holder allows for fast and easy bit changes

The SKIL iXO Vivo kit includes a 4V max palm-size screwdriver, corkscrew attachment, foil cutter, wine stopper, 5-piece bit set, charger and storage box. The kit will be available in October 2012 at select stores nationwide and online with a suggested retail price of $49.99 (USD). Visit the SKIL interactive website at www.SKILiXO.com for details on where to buy, product information, project ideas and more.

About SKIL Power Tools
SKIL Power Tools, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Robert Bosch Tool Corporation in Mount Prospect, Ill, is a leader in portable electric power tools and accessories serving the consumer do-it yourself and professional construction markets. Founded in 1924 with the invention of the worm drive SKILSAW, SKIL now delivers a complete line of power tools designed and engineered to help DIYers achieve home project success, while providing professionals durable, cost-conscious tools for the jobsite. For more information about SKIL Power Tools including information on where to buy the products above, visit www.skil.com or call toll-free 877-SKIL-999.

About Robert Bosch Tool Corporation
Robert Bosch Tool Corporation in North America, was formed in January 2003 when Robert Bosch GmbH combined its North American power tool, accessory and lawn and garden divisions into one organization. As a manufacturing pioneer with more than a century's worth of experience, the Bosch name has become synonymous with engineering excellence. With 18,000 employees worldwide and 3,500 in North America, the Robert Bosch Tool Corporation is a world leader in the design, manufacture and sale of power tools, rotary and oscillating tools, accessories, laser and optical leveling and range finding tools, and garden and watering equipment.