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Premium hand-tools

Nupla is the leader in specialty industrial grade hand tools since 1938. Nupla offers over 1,000 hand tools including soft-face and steel hammers, shovels, rakes, axes, non-conductive tools and replacement handles.

Tools that are built to last a lifetime

NUPLA has continued innovating for over 80 years and has earned the reputation as the industry standard for fiberglass striking, cutting, digging and fire tools. We have earned our stripe as the manufacturer of the World’s Strongest Hand Tools and we put that stripe on every tool we produce.


Fiberglass Strands


Forged Blades


Yellow Handles


Inventor of the dead blow and replaceable tip soft face hammer and pioneer in pultruded fiberglass manufacturing, Nupla’s earned the respect of trade professionals industry wide. Nupla’s vast striking category is outfitted with either classic or ergo handles, and includes products such as: soft face, non-sparking, steel, brass, rubber, axes, mauls, picks, mattocks, and sledges.


All Nuplaglas handled digging tools feature polystyrene core construction with sections of solid fiberglass at critical stress points for superior strength-to-weight ratio. Shovels, spades, trench, scoop, non-conductive, rakes, hoes, and other specialty irrigation and landscape tools are available with classic Nuplaglas or Ergo-Power handles.


Maker of the strongest wildland and residential firefighting hand tools. Classic Nuplaglas and I-Beam handle designs are featured on our pike poles and rubbish hooks. Classic Nuplaglas and Ergo-Power handles are available on Pulaski, pick head, and single bit axe. McLeod, fire rakes, swatters, halligans, bolt cutters and other specialty tools round out the product assortment.