Contractor Engineered®Tools & Products Designed & Manufactured by CE Tools
CE Tools Inc. designs and manufactures high-quality tools and supplies for contractors, carpenters, DIYers and others in the building industry. Third-generation contractor and entrepreneur Dan Lemcke founded CE Tools Inc. with the same values that brought him success in his long career in construction.
One of the things that sets us apart from other tool and supply manufacturers is our focus on innovation. We are constantly developing new and innovative tools to meet the needs of our customers. For example, CE Tools Inc. was the first company to introduce the releasable chalk line, which allows users to release the hook from a distance, saving time and steps.
Our products are known for durability, ease of use and innovative features. If you are looking for tools that will stand up to the rigors of even the toughest job sites, our products are right for you.
Three key commitments guide our company and our people – innovation, dependability and responsiveness.
CEO and Founder
Dan is a third-generation contractor who recognized that the tools and products necessary to contractors could be better.
Tristan handles marketing and development for CE Tools Inc.
Managing financial operations for CE Tools Inc. is Christy Starr, who also serves as liaison for retailers who sell the company’s products.
- CE Tools Contractor Engineered® Red Edge Levels are made with thick-walled aluminum housing and robust end caps, making them ideal for the rigors of the job site. They also feature a high visibility red outlined bubble, a side view vial for vertical viewing and a precision shockproof vial that is accurate to within 0.0005 in/inch.
- CE Tools SnapBack® Releasable Chalk Lines feature a patented releasable tip that allows users to release the hook from a distance, saving time and steps. CE Tools SnapBack™ Releasable Chalk Lines are also made with durable materials so they can withstand the rigors of construction and DIY projects. They are highly accurate and easy to use, and they can be used for a variety of tasks.
- CE Tools Extreme Visibility Chalk can be used in any chalkline. CE Tools Ultra Fine Chalk is highly visible even in low light conditions, and it is non-toxic and easy to wipe away. It comes in four colors.
- CE Tools Tough Towels are made with high-quality materials and construction, making them highly durable and absorbent. They are also low-lint, so they won’t leave behind any residue on surfaces. Tough Towels can be used for a variety of tasks, including cleaning tools, wiping up spills, absorbing liquids, protecting surfaces and polishing surfaces.
- CE Tools Tough Wipes are packed with features that make them ideal for tough job: scrubbing beads, more cleaning fluid per wipe than most other wipes on the market, a scentless/odorless formula, antibacterial properties, high absorbency and gentleness on the hands. Tough Wipes can be used for a variety of tasks, including cleaning hands, tools, equipment and surfaces.
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Pulaski, TN, 38478
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The Toughest Wipes for the Toughest Job Scrubbing beads make the difference! CE Tools Tough Wipes are the perfect solution for cleaning your hands and tools. What makes Tough Wipes better than others on the market? Scrubbing beads: Tough Wipes contain scrubbing...
Better than the average shop towel! CE Tools Tough Towels are the perfect choice for any professional contractor, carpenter or DIYer. Made in the U.S.A. from high-quality materials, Tough Towels are effective for cleaning tools, grime and spills. Tough Towels have a...
A Different Kind of Chalk That's Just Better The CE Tools Ultra Fine Chalk is the perfect choice for construction professionals who need a precise, visible, and durable chalk line. This chalk is uniquely formulated to cling to the string and not spill out of...
The one-man chalk line for professional contractors, carpenters and DIYers The CE Tools SnapBack® Chalk Line with Releasable Tip® is the new standard in chalk lines. It's the perfect tool for any job, big or small, and it's designed to save you time and effort....
CE Tools is proud to manufacture its products in the United States, and the company is committed to providing its customers with the highest quality tools possible. Manufacturing products in the United States allows CE Tools to maintain a high level of consistency in...
Roher.com review was among the first in the industry to review our innovative products. Read their review of our chalk line, which was world’s first of its kind with a self-releasing tip. ...
Late in 2017 at STAFDA, we got our first look at the Snapback Chalk Line from CE Tools. In a sector that sees incremental changes from time to time, inventor Dan Lemcke took a holistic look at chalk lines and decided he could make a better one. Did he succeed? Read...
Contractor Engineered Red Edge Levels CE Tools Contractor Engineered® Red Edge Levels are the perfect choice for retail buyers looking for high-quality, durable, and accurate levels. These levels are available in three lengths: 24”, 48” and 72”, and they have...