Klein Tools

    OverviewSuggest Edit

    Klein Tools is a company that manufactures and sells hand tools. Its product line includes HVAC equipment, knives and cutting tools, insulated tools, connecting devices, cable cutters, levels and measuring tools, personal protection and safety products, steel construction tools, etc. The company caters to the construction, electronics, mining, electrical, telecommunications, and general industries.

    TypePrivate
    Founded1857
    HQLincolnshire, IL, US
    Websitekleintools.com
    Employee Ratings4
    Overall CultureB

    Latest Updates

    Employees (est.) (Sept 2021)693
    Cybersecurity ratingCMore
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    Key People/Management at Klein Tools

    Thomas R. Klein

    Thomas R. Klein

    Chairman Corporate Administration
    Tom Klein

    Tom Klein

    President Operations, Research and Development
    Mark Klein

    Mark Klein

    President Sales and Marketing
    Sunil Malhotra

    Sunil Malhotra

    Executive Vice President of Operations
    Matthew Thomason

    Matthew Thomason

    Chief Financial Officer
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    Klein Tools Office Locations

    Klein Tools has offices in Lincolnshire and Mansfield
    Lincolnshire, IL, US (HQ)
    450 Bond St
    Mansfield, TX, US
    501 Easy Dr
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    Klein Tools Financials and Metrics

    Summary Metrics

    Founding Date

    1857

    Klein Tools Cybersecurity Score

    Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

    C

    76/100

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    Klein Tools Online and Social Media Presence

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    Klein Tools Company Culture

    • Overall Culture

      B

      72/100

    • CEO Rating

      A+

      87/100

    • Compensation

      A+

      90/100

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    Klein Tools News and Updates

    Klein Tools New Magnetic Wire Puller Makes Fishing Wire and Cable Quick and Easy

    June 9, 2021 (Lincolnshire, Ill .) – Klein Tools ( www.kleintools.com ), for professionals since 1857, introduces the new Magnetic Wire Puller, to help professionals quickly and easily fish wire and cable behind walls or enclosed spaces using rare earth magnets.read more

    Klein Tools Introduces New Low-Profile Respirators for Respiratory Protection

    June 3, 2021 (Lincolnshire, Ill .) – Klein Tools ( www.kleintools.com ), for professionals since 1857, introduces the new P100 Half Mask Respirators, to provide particulate protection efficiently and effectively without compromising comfort and wearability.read more

    Klein Tools Introduces Next Generation Data Cable Tester

    May 20, 2021 (Lincolnshire, Ill .) – Klein Tools ( www.kleintools.com ), for professionals since 1857, introduces the LAN Scout ™ Jr.read more

    Klein Tools Introduces New Digital Level with Programmable Angles and Plumbers Kit for Working with PVC and Non-Magnetic Pipes

    May 18, 2021 (Lincolnshire, Ill .) – Klein Tools ( www.kleintools.com ), for professionals since 1857, introduces the new Digital Level with Programmable Angles for measuring offset angles or tilts from true level, and the Plumber’s Kit for working with PVC and non-magnetic pipes.read more

    Klein Tools Adds to Line of Cooling Products to Keep Pros Safe This Summer

    May 13, 2021 (Lincolnshire, Ill .) – Klein Tools ( www.kleintools.com ), for professionals since 1857, introduces new additions to its line of cooling gear to keep trade professionals cool and comfortable on the jobsite all summer long.read more

    Klein Tools Pairs Two Essential Electrical Testers in Convenient Value Kit

    May 5, 2021 (Lincolnshire, Ill .) – Klein Tools ( www.kleintools.com ), for professionals since 1857, introduces the AC/DC Voltage and Receptacle Electrical Tester Kit (Cat. No. ET45VP) for electricians, technicians and more to quickly diagnose potential electrical problems.read more
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    Klein Tools Blogs

    A Letter from Klein Tools' Presidents

    Posted on:April 2, 2020 To our valued customers: We’d like to reassure you that you can continue to rely on Klein Tools during these difficult times. While millions of Americans are forced to take shelter, Klein Tools understands that you are necessary for the operations and maintenance of criti…

    Don’t Get “Distanced” Because of Your Jobsite Hygiene - Get the Blacksmith Collection

    Posted on:April 1, 2020 Since 1857, Klein Tools has been providing the highest quality hand tools to help trade professionals succeed on their jobsites. With over 160 years of experience, we’ve perfected the products you need to get your job done right. However, our founder, Mathias Klein, had a vi…

    Essential Tools for Essential Workers

    Posted on:March 27, 2020 During these trying times, we recognize how hard your jobs can be. Being trade professionals, many of you remain needed and at work, even as the majority of the population works remotely or not at all. We’ve started to hear your stories about the work you’re continuing to d…

    Cleaning and the Spring Equinox

    Posted on:March 20, 2020 This week we celebrated the Vernal (spring) Equinox, the day during which the sun shines directly on the equator and the length of both day and night are almost exactly the same. This event also marks the season change from winter to spring. This is the perfect time to refr…

    Klein Snapshot: March 13

    Posted on:March 13, 2020 Every month in 2020, we’ll be brining you a Klein Timeline Snapshot: a look back in time at a specific year, looking at what the world was like in said year, and what was happening with Klein Tools. This month’s year: 1901 Prime rib: $0.17 per poundWomen’s shoes: $1.10-$1.2…

    Women In Construction 2020

    Posted on:March 6, 2020 March 1-7 is National Women in Construction week. According to the National Association of Women in Construction, this week was created to highlight women as a viable component of the construction industry, and to raise awareness of the opportunities available for women in t…
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    Klein Tools Frequently Asked Questions

    • When was Klein Tools founded?

      Klein Tools was founded in 1857.

    • Who are Klein Tools key executives?

      Klein Tools's key executives are Thomas R. Klein, Tom Klein and Mark Klein.

    • How many employees does Klein Tools have?

      Klein Tools has 693 employees.

    • Who are Klein Tools competitors?

      Competitors of Klein Tools include Fluke, Greenlee and Ideal Industries.

    • Where is Klein Tools headquarters?

      Klein Tools headquarters is located at 450 Bond St, Lincolnshire.

    • Where are Klein Tools offices?

      Klein Tools has offices in Lincolnshire and Mansfield.

    • How many offices does Klein Tools have?

      Klein Tools has 2 offices.