There have been 2 big questions that readers have asked me about Milwaukee’s Packout tool box system, and until now I haven’t been able to answer either of them.
The first: When are Milwaukee Packout tool boxes and bags coming to Europe?
Answer: It looks like they’re launching soon, as some UK and EU retailers have started to list Packout SKUs.
The second question was tougher: Will Packout tool boxes be available in black?
Answer: Yes! But… maybe only in Europe. I have not (yet?) seen any indication that we’ll see anything other than the bright Milwaukee-red Packout tool boxes here in the USA. Well, at least we know that there will be Milwaukee Packout tool boxes in black, and so it’s not an impossibility.
The tool bags look the same, and so it’s only the tool boxes that will be available in black.
Honestly, while I like bags and such that don’t call attention to themselves with bright colors, I can’t say if I’d prefer the black plastic Packout tool boxes over the red. I’d have to see both in person side by side to decide.
Here’s a look at a Packout stack.
It looks like Milwaukee Packout products will be slowly rolling out to UK and EU retailers. Most have a limited number of SKUs, presumably due to supply constraints and high anticipated demand.
What do you think – should Milwaukee release special edition blacked-out Packout tool boxes here in the US?