Lincolnshire, IL - Klein Tools announced its entry into the Australian market through a significant financial investment and strategic partnership with Mumme Tools, Australia's leading mining tool manufacturer. Klein and Mumme entered into a partnership to combine Klein Tools' superior line of professional hand tools with Mumme's large distribution network to increase each company's respective market share. Klein is the only major tool manufacturer worldwide focused on electrical and utility applications.
"With an estimated $19 billion market in electrical services, we know there is an enormous demand in Australia for a full line of superior tool products," said James Van Huis, Klein Tools' vice president of international sales. "Our partnership with Mumme Tools will allow us to meet that demand and surpass customer expectations for high-quality hand tools."