Senior editor Chris Ermides and contributing editor David Frane recently attended Milwaukee’s New Product Symposium. They noted the manufacturer's "stronger presence in carpentry and remodeling tools." Take a look at the slideshow on Tools of the Trade to view all 33 cool tools.

The Rocket Tower (pictured) is a new weather-resistant and portable light stand that will be available in September.

"A new stand light is on the way, this one named the Rocket Tower. It has a 3-light head design for additional directional functionality. It's cordless, and runs on AC power (which does charge the battery)," Ermides writes. "To illustrate the durability and weather resistance of the lights, Milwaukee put them in a shower stall and let the water rip."

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