Klein, M. & Sons

Klein Tools is said to have started in 1857.  Here is the link to the Klein website history page.

Klein, M & Sons (New York, NY)

Sub Brands / Trade Names / Trademarks

  • Man on Telephone Pole (First use 1/1/1911)
  • XELA (Knives, Screwdrivers, Pliers, Shovels, etc.) (First Use 1/15/1910
  • Klein Koat (Pliers)
  • Klein-Kord (Pliers) (First use 5/5/1933)
  • Klein-Lok (Linesmen's Pliers) (First use 12/8/1933)
  • Klein Line (Pliers)
  • Grip-It (Chain & Strap Wrenches)
  • Goehst Insulation Cutters (Pliers/wire insulation slitter)
  • Klein Chicago, USA (Pliers) (First Use 2/11/1950)