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Abby Robey


I am the Vice President of Sales & Marketing at Xuron Corporation. I've had the pleasure of working here for 25 years and one of my favorite parts of the job is meeting Xuron® tool users and hearing the feedback about the products we make.

496 Split Ring Pliers in use.

What Makes Xuron® Split Ring Pliers Different?

By Abby Robey | October 29, 2020

If you are a fisherman, saltwater or fresh, you have used split rings to join lures to a hook. Pretty simple concept, however opening the rings can be a challenge.  Xuron’s Model 496 Split Ring Pliers offer a fast and convenient option (as opposed to using your fingernail or a thin knife).

170-II Series Micro-Shear® Flush Cutters in Four Configurations

By Abby Robey | July 21, 2020

Xuron Corporation’s legacy tool series, the Model 170-II Micro-Shear® Flush Cutters, have been used in industry for over 40 years. When first introduced, these cutters were used primarily for trimming component lead wires for through-hole printed circuit board manufacturing. Times and technology have changed since the days of through-hole PCBs but rather than facing shrinking […]

Xuron® Model 441 Thread and Cord Scissors for Bead Weaving and Jewelry Making.

441 Thread & Cord Scissors for Bead Weaving & Jewelry Making

By Abby Robey | June 4, 2020

In 2014 we introduced our Model 441 Thread & Cord Scissors. The concept for this tool came from being at trade events and interacting with bead weavers and jewelry makers who wanted a small (hand-friendly) scissors that would hold up to Fireline® and other high strength (and hard to cut) threads used for bead weaving.

Xuron® Model 2275 Cable Tie Cutter.

How To Get Best Results When Cutting Cable Ties

By Abby Robey | May 14, 2019

Cable Ties, also known as tie wraps or zip ties, are commonly used in the industrial sector for bundling wire, cable and cords to keep them neat and organized. Consumers also regularly use them to secure totes, luggage and retail items. Their strength makes them appealing, but when cut without the right tool, it’s easy […]

Xuron® long flat nose and short flat nose pliers holding a jump ring

Pliers, What’s The Difference?

By Abby Robey | January 31, 2019

Choosing a new set of pliers can be a daunting task.  There are so many options. Here at Xuron Corp. we’ve recently introduced even more variations to accommodate more applications.   So, what are all these pliers for?!  Read on to learn the specific features and benefits of our line of precision pliers for jewelry making.

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