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Klein Tools Searches for the 2013 Electrician of the Year

Grand prize winner will receive $5,000 in tools and cash plus an ultimate garage package

September 26, 2013 (Lincolnshire, IL) – Klein Tools, ( for professionals since 1857, is on a quest to find and reward the 2013 electrician of the year. This new award is based on three criteria: professional achievement, safety excellence and community dedication. Six regional and one grand prize winner will be chosen by Klein Tools.

Anyone can nominate a deserving electrician online at or by filling out a nomination form found at local electrical distributors and mailing it to Klein Tools. The electrician of the year award search runs September 26 through November 30, 2013 and is based in the United States only.

Klein Tools will select six regional winners in December. Each regional winner will receive a Klein Tools Ultimate Garage Package which includes the following:

- A 41-piece Klein Journeymen Tool Set
- One Klein Mini-Refrigerator
- One Klein Golf Bag
- Two Klein Bar Stools
- Six Klein Can Insulators
- Two Klein Beverage Opener Tools
- One 2’ x 4’ Klein Modular Peg Board Display

From the six regional winners, one grand prize winner will be chosen in January. In addition to the Klein Ultimate Garage Package, the grand prize winner will receive $2,500 in cash and $2,500 in new Klein tools.

“We know there are a lot of great tradespeople out there who are exceptional electricians, emphasize safety and are involved in the world around them,” states Tom Barton, product marketing manager. “Klein Tools wants to recognize and celebrate their contribution to the trade and the community as a whole.”

Open to U.S. residents only.