MORENO VALLEY, CA -- iQ Power Tools, manufacturer of premium power tools with integrated dust collection technology, recently announced the promotion of Paul Guth to president.

For more than 15 years, Guth has been the vice president of product development at iQ Power Tools. A third-generation mason by trade, he brings more than 30 years of experience as a general, masonry, concrete and tile contractor, providing major contractor insight to all of iQ Power Tools' designs.

As the firm's lead designer, Guth not only manages a creative team for solution-based tool designs, he also has invented, designed and patented several innovative new tools and fastening solutions for the construction industry. A true inventor, Guth currently holds 10 patents, as well as numerous new inventions in patent-pending stages.

During his extensive career, he has managed the research and development, production, and distribution of related construction power tools, diamond blades, fasteners and more. Guth has been responsible for introducing game-changing dust collection solutions to the construction marketplace via new product launches and industry tradeshows.

He is an active member of the Masonry Industry Training Association, Masonry Contractors Association of California, Masonry Contractors Association of America and the California Association of Specialty Contractors.

“I am very excited about this new leadership role," said Guth. "I’m eager to continue bringing to market innovative power tools that increase jobsite efficiency and safety.”

Recognizing that health and safety in construction is a global issue, Paul is spearheading the path to expand iQ Power Tools beyond North America to the global construction markets starting in Europe, Australia, and eventually, the world.