Klein Tools Chairman Mat Klein (left) presents the keys to a 2008 Dodge Ram® to the grand-prize winner of the “Great Klein Tools 150th Anniversary Extravaganza” contest, Eric Jena of Atco, N.J.

LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill. - Klein Tools announced the winners of its 2008 Great Klein Tools 150th Anniversary Extravaganza promotion. In conjunction with its 150th anniversary, the company’s contest randomly selected participants to win prizes. 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; and 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 to select the company’s anniversary gear that includes hats, shirts, key chains, coasters, cards, and beverage tools. The company 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,” said Abby Ceppos, associate director of marketing. “We were able to reach out to a new, expanding marketplace of potential customers through multiple channels with an exciting, integrated promotional campaign. Congratulations to all of our winners!”

For more information, visit www.kleintools.com.

Publication date:08/25/2008