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Hilti Blog

Discover the latest blog posts from the team behind the scenes at Hilti

Construction Productivity

How to do more with less in 2019

How many tools does your construction business need?

Find out how reducing your tool park through lean thinking can improve construction site productivity.

How many tools does your business need

Latest Blogs

pm 30 mg laser

Why is accuracy so important in construction?

There's a new addition to the Hilti laser family. But, why is accuracy so important in construction?

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true cost of tool ownership

How to calculate the true cost of tools ownership

Find out how reducing your toolpark through lean thinking can improve construction site productivity.

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spreadsheets

Construction companies are no longer using spreadsheets

Find out why businesses are moving away from spreadsheets and choosing digital asset management systems.

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3 ways to reduce tool theft

Three ways to reduce tool theft

According to research, 51% of builders in the UK are victims of tool theft, with a van broken into every 23 minutes.

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everyday fastening

Not all anchors are born equal

Here at Hilti installing anchors safely and correctly is key, but how are anchors made? And what facts can we learn about Hilti anchors. 

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inserts and fixings

How to select the right Hilti fixings and inserts for the job

We discuss how to select the right Hilti inserts and fixings for your job through our ultimate, premium or standard range of consumables.

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cordless technology

Cordless technology: It's more than a revolution, it's a way of life

Join the cordless revolution. Understand the voltage and amp hours to select the right batteries fitting to your tool park. 

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onsite challenges

How to reduce the time taken to manage your tool park

Tool parks can take up considerable time, find out six ways to improve your construction site productivity and reduce the time taken to manage your inventory.

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Previous Blog Posts

asset management software

5 signs that you have a tool inventory challenge

Find out the five main problems that you can address to help a tool inventory challenge and improve your construction site productivity.

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asset management software

How asset management software can boost productivity in the construction sector

By reducing wasted hours and improving workers’ access to tools, asset management software can have a major impact on construction site productivity. 

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Myth-Busting Hand-Arm Vibration Monitoring

Myth-Busting Hand-Arm Vibration Monitoring

At Hilti, we understand the growing concern for Health & Safety Managers around Hand-Arm vibration so we think it’s about time to bust some myths…

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how to make the business case for quality tools

How to make the business case for the quality tools that your team needs

If you're looking to make a case for purchasing more quality tools for your team, we have the key factors to consider.

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Causes of poor inventory management

Three causes of poor inventory management

Poor tool inventory management can affect all construction businesses - from self-employed tradesmen to the biggest multinational companies.

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PPC electrical ON!Track

PPC Electrical get ON!Track

PPS previously used a paper based system to track their assets, however, with the Hilti ON!Track assessment management software they have full visibility.

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why having the correct tools is key to improving construction productivity

Why having the correct tools is the key to improving construction site productivity

Having the right tools for the job speeds up work, reduced downtime saves time and costs and means less time wasted looking for tools.

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Firestop with CLC

Firestop with CLC

We speak to CLC Group about the current challenges in the Firestop industry - skills shortage and solutions after recent firestop incidents.

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TE 2000

The right demolition breaker for the job

After discussing construction lasers and levels with HSS Hire, this time it’s about breaking concrete and few things will get the job done as quickly and efficiently as Electric Demolition Breakers. 

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profis engineering

How to solve challenges when designing a steel to concrete connection

Steel to concrete connection detailing is a tricky business, but we discuss the challenges and how to solve them with PROFIS engineering anchor design software.

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Discover a Smarter Pipe Press Process

Discover a Smarter Pipe Press Process

Since we launched the tool in August last year, we’ve had loads of questions from our community on social media  surrounding the pipe press process, the press jaws and about the tool itself; so, we’ve got our Product Manager for Cordless, Dean Murphy, to answer the top 9 questions.

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Tips and tricks on battery safety

5 Tips and tricks on battery safety

Here’s five tips and tricks on battery safety from Moritz, our Cordless Product Manager, that can help you to boost productivity and lifespan of your batteries.

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Laing O'Rourke

Interview with Laing O'Rourke

Last month, we met with Mr. Ged McColgan, Logistics Manager at Laing O’Rourke about the implementation of ON!Track and how they plan to use it in major projects.

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evolution of batteries

Evolution of batteries

We explore optimising your tool park with a cordless battery pack could make a significant difference to you or your business.

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further education at Hilti

Further education at Hilti

We chat to James and Sofia who are both studying with funds from the Apprenticeship Levy about their reasons behind studying...

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IWD 2019

I didn't choose the construction industry, it chose me!

To celebrate International Women's Day, we put the spotlight on some of the women at Hilti for our #BalanceForBetter series - this time it's Sam Lane.

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IWD 2019

No two days are the same at Hilti!

To celebrate International Women's Day, we put the spotlight on some of the women at Hilti for our #BalanceForBetter series - this time it's Dawn Leitch.

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Miguel Melo

My journey from site to the commercial world

What’s it like to go from working onsite to the commercial world? Miguel Melo gives us an insight into his journey and how Hilti was there along the way...

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HSS lasers hilti

Customer take over series with HSS

We chat to HSS Hire about construction lasers and levels being a significant piece of the construction puzzle.

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finland to manchester

From Finland to Manchester: relocating abroad

We chat to some employees who have taken advantage of the international opportunities and relocated from Hilti Finland to our HQ in Manchester. 

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howards plastering

5 minutes with Howard Plastering

We catch up with Howard Plastering to find out how after integrating out ON!Track solution, they have improved processes and saved costs. 

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bookbridge 2018

When Hilti’s ON!Track becomes part of a social enterprise…

Since 2012, Hilti have been collaborating with Bookbridge, a social enterprise providing action-learning programmes. But, what does it involve?

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