Klein Tools® Announces “Great Klein Tools 150th Anniversary Extravaganza” Contest Winners

LINCOLNSHIRE, ILL. – July 2008 – Klein Tools has announced the winners of its 2008 “Great Klein Tools 150th Anniversary Extravaganza” promotion.

In conjunction with its 150th anniversary, the Klein Tools contest randomly selected participants to win prizes. Participants entered by visiting Klein Tool’s web site at (www.kleintools.com) from October 15, 2007 through March 30, 2008. The top prize winners are:

• Eric Jena, Atco, N.J., the grand-prize winner of a 2008 Dodge Ram® 1500 Hemi pickup truck.

• Elizabeth Garner, Spring, Texas, the first-place winner of $1,000 retail value in Klein Tools products.

• Erin Zieroth, Oak Forest, Ill., the second-place winner of $500 retail value in Klein Tools products.

In addition to the above top prize winners, the contest randomly awarded 24 weekly prize packages of select Klein Tools anniversary gear that included hats, shirts, key chains, coasters, cards and beverage tools. Klein also held a monthly drawing that awarded six winners special edition Journeyman 150th anniversary tools.

“With more than 56,000 entrants, the ‘Great Klein Tools 150th Anniversary Extravaganza’ was a great way to acknowledge loyal customers who have contributed to our success in the past 150 years. We were able to reach out to a new, expanding marketplace of potential customers through multiple channels with an exciting, integrated promotional campaign,” noted Abby Ceppos, associate director of marketing, Klein Tools, adding “Congratulations to all of our winners!”

“At first I was in disbelief when I heard from Klein Tools. I’ve never won anything big before, so I was shocked and surprised,” said Eric Jena, of Atco, N.J., the grand-prize winner of the 2008 Dodge Ram 1500 Hemi pickup truck.

Klein Tools is a leading manufacturer of professional hand tools and occupational protective equipment. For more information about Klein Tools, please contact: Klein Tools, P.O. Box 1418, Lincolnshire, IL 60069-1418. Phone: (800) 553-4676. Fax: (847) 478-0625. E-mail: marketing@kleintools.com. www.kleintools.com.

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