RapidMaterials Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide

Posted by on 12/11/2018 to Gutters 0 Comments
RapidMaterials Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide

Our 2018 holiday gift guide has plenty of gift ideas for the craftsman or roofer in your life, or maybe for yourself! No matter if you’re looking for gift inspiration, or sending our list to friends and family (hint! hint!), this list should help you select the perfect present this holiday season.

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5 Must Have Tools for Metal Roofers

Posted by Nye Ballard on 6/6/2018 to Roofing 0 Comments
5 Must Have Tools for Metal Roofers

Benjamin Franklin once said, “Employ your time well, if you mean to get leisure.”, and with the following tools, you can achieve just that! Time is a valuable resource and investing in the proper metal roofing tools is essential to optimizing your time and productivity.

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Midwest Tools Clearance Sale

Posted by Rapid Materials on 9/27/2017 to Tools 0 Comments
Midwest Tools Clearance Sale
Time to clean out some space in our warehouse, so we are selling all Midwest Snips and Tools inventory at cost until gone!

Now is your chance to get quality American made hand tools at discounts of 30% and more.

To see all of the clearance tools, go to our Closeout Tools Sale Page.

There is no end date to this sale...it runs until stock is gone!


Midwest Tool and Cutlery Company (Midwest) began manufacturing metal cutting snips and related hand tools in Sturgis, Michigan in 1945. Today, Midwest is a privately held Michigan corporation that operates manufacturing facilities in Sturgis, MI; Kalkaska, MI; and Caledonia, OH.

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Spring Tool Sale

Posted by David Trefzger on 4/19/2017 to News 0 Comments
Spring Tool Sale
Its time for our annual Spring Tools Sale!




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Select Draco and Express Tools on Sale

Posted by David Trefzger on 3/14/2017 to News 0 Comments
Select Draco and Express Tools on Sale
Steep discounts on select Draco metal roofing seamers and Express soldering iron kits with FREE ground shipping for the lower 48 states. While stock lasts.

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NEW FREUND BENDERS - INTRODUCTORY PRICING

Posted by David Trefzger on 10/7/2016 to Tools 0 Comments
NEW FREUND BENDERS - INTRODUCTORY PRICING
Freund Tools is introducing three new sheet metal edge bending tools to the US market and to promote these tools, they are offering low introductory prices!

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Premium Soldering Kit by Freund

Posted by David Trefzger on 2/1/2016 to Tools 0 Comments
Premium Soldering Kit by Freund

One of our most popular products for the metal craftsman, the Premium Soldering Kit by Freund is perfect for the pro or do-it-yourselfer. These kits contain everything you need to successfully solder copper and zinc sheet.

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Lets Talk About Snips

Posted by David Trefzger on 8/4/2015 to Tools 0 Comments

Its a bit of a standing joke around the office. Evidently I like snips a lot and I get pretty enthusiastic about them when someone asks. Truthfully, I like all tools. I've always found the ingenuity that goes into creating or updating a tool fascinating. But today I want to talk a bit about snips.

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Swenson Shear - Metal Roof Panel Cutting Tools

Posted by David Trefzger on 7/30/2015 to Tools 0 Comments

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JS Designs Metal Roofing Tools

Posted by David Trefzger on 7/21/2015 to Roofing 0 Comments

For more than twenty years JS Design has been manufacturing metal roof bending tools specifically designed for the task of bending the top (ridge) and bottom (eave) of roof panels, making the job easy, fast and economical. All JS Design tools are manufactured in the USA.

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Malco TurboShear Products

Posted by David Trefzger on 5/4/2015 to Tools 0 Comments

The Malco TurboShear TS1 has been around for years and has been a resident of many an HVAC and metal roofer's toolbox, but did you know that Malco now offers a TurboShear for cutting just about any construction product?


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