Company donates $12,000 to linemen charities ahead of National Lineman Appreciation Day April 18
LINCOLNSHIRE, IL – Klein Tools unveiled a limited edition Fallen Linemen Tribute Pliers at a tribute ceremony April 5, 2017, at its Heritage Parkway Facility in Mansfield, Texas. In honor of National Lineman Appreciation Day April 18, 2017, the company also donated $12,000 to three non-profit organizations that provide aid and assistance to the families of fallen linemen.
David Klein, associate director of product management, presented representatives from the National Association of Journeymen Linemen, The Fallen Linemen and National Sisterhood United for Journeymen Linemen with donations totaling $12,000.
“Linemen are the backbone of America’s infrastructure and we wanted to recognize them with a special tribute pliers in honor of National Linemen Appreciation Day,” Klein says. “160 years ago, my great, great, great grandfather, Mathias Klein, started Klein Tools after a telegraph lineman needed his pliers repaired. Since then, we have been providing linemen with high-quality tools to keep them safe and get the job done. Today, we salute these line heroes and their families for giving their lives to keep our lights on.”
Limited Edition Fallen Linemen Tribute Pliers features unique laser design and double-dipped handles for added comfort. Reverse side features the heritage lasered lineman logo. Cuts ACSR, screws, nails and most hardened wire. Black oxide finish. Available exclusively through utility distributors.
For more information, visit www.kleintools.com.