- Published on Friday, 08 March 2013 10:41
The latest releases come in compact structures and integrate a wider selection of tools.
- Enhanced designs: China makers of multitools are rolling out more compact multitools. When closed, these new models measure up to 5cm in length and 40g in weight. Handles in brighter hues such as red, green and orange are gaining popularity. Those in camouflage patterns are the best-sellers as well.
- Increased portability: Under this measure, suppliers are integrating a nylon or leather sheath, or a lanyard ring.
- Wider functionality: Besides the basic tools, new implements are targeted for camping and fishing. These includes a fish scaler and hook disgorger, tent needle and corkscrew.
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