Press Release Summary:
Utilizing M12(TM) RED LITHIUMÂ® battery technology, M12(TM) Cordless Heated Jacket actively warms body and stimulates blood circulation in cold jobsite conditions. Jacket utilizes 3 sewn-in carbon fiber heating zones, strategically placed in key areas, to warm user's core. Touch of button on lapel enables user to set heating elements to high, medium, or low. Hidden in back pocket, battery delivers up to 6 hours of continuous heat on single battery charge.
Original Press Release:
Milwaukee® Introduces the Hottest Tool on the Jobsite
MILWAUKEE, WI - Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation continues to expand the industry's largest sub-compact battery system with the introduction of the new M12(TM) Cordless Heated Jacket. Compatible with the entire line of M12(TM) professional power tools, the new heated jacket utilizes the innovative M12(TM) RED LITHIUM® battery technology to actively warm the body and stimulate blood circulation in even the coldest jobsite conditions. Hidden in a sleek back pocket, the RED LITHIUM® battery delivers superior runtime, with up to six hours of continuous heat on a single battery charge.
"The opportunities to use this product are endless," says Robert Shaw, Product Manager, M12(TM) Cordless Tools for Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation. "Electricians, Plumbers, and Service Technicians, are just a handful of industry professionals who face adverse cold weather conditions during the fall and winter months. Another great advantage of this product is its versatility on and off the jobsite. Users can go from wearing this jacket in the blistering cold of a winter jobsite, to wearing it in their free time while hunting, fishing, skiing, or tailgating."
Providing unparalleled warmth and comfort, the new heated jacket utilizes three sewn-in carbon fiber heating zones, strategically placed in key areas, to warm the user's core. This durable heating element can be set to high, medium, or low with a simple touch of a button on the lapel. The heated jacket is also water and wind resistant to provide comfort and durability in harsh environments.
With constant innovation in Lithium-Ion and plans to grow the M12(TM) cordless platform in the future, MILWAUKEE® continues to expand its leadership position in the sub-compact category. The M12(TM) platform will continue to offer innovative solutions in power, productivity, and portability.
About Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation
Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation, a Brookfield, Wisconsin-based subsidiary of Techtronic Industries Co. Ltd. (TTI) (HKEx stock code: 669, ADR symbol: TTNDY) is an industry leading manufacturer and marketer of professional, heavy duty power tools and accessories. Products include the legendary SAWZALL® reciprocating saws, M12(TM), M18(TM) & M28(TM) LITHIUM-ION cordless tools, HOLE-HAWG® drills, portable band saws, circular saws, driver drills, hammer drills, rotary hammers, grinders, sanders and a line of Test & Measurement tools. Accessories include SAWZALL® blades, SWITCHBLADE® self-feed bits, BIG HAWG® hole cutters, THUNDERBOLT® drill bits and SHOCKWAVE Impact Duty(TM). For more information on the full line of Milwaukee® power tools and accessories, please call 1-800-SAWDUST or visit www.milwaukeetool.com.