New Greenlee Pliers from Emerson Come in Double-Dipped Grip

Press Release Summary:

  • Water pump pliers feature a multi-purpose jaw with opposing off-set teeth and 24 jaw adjustments
  • High leverage pliers are designed with circular toothed pipe grip and made with chrome vanadium steel
  • Available in 8-inch, 10-inch,12-inch, and a 3-piece set

Original Press Release:

Emerson Adds New Greenlee® Pliers with Increased Gripping Capabilities

New offering of professional grade pliers that are backed by a limited lifetime warranty

ROCKFORD, ILL. (August 6, 2019) – Emerson (NYSE: EMR) is expanding its Greenlee hand tool line to include new 9-inch High Leverage Pliers and new Water Pump Pliers, available in 8-inch, 10-inch,12-inch, and a 3-piece set. These new plier offerings have a double-dipped grip for added comfort and control on the jobsite.

Water Pump Pliers
The new Greenlee Water Pump Pliers feature a multi-purpose jaw with opposing off-set teeth, ensuring maximum grip on rounded material such as pipe and hose connections. With over 24 jaw adjustments, the pliers adapt to a wide range of sizes. The push-button design is more ergonomic for the user and provides quick and easy jaw adjustments. Double-dipped vinyl handle grips provide added comfort and easy handling. The pliers are available in 8-inch (0451-08WD), 10-inch (0451-10WD), 12-inch (0451-12WD) and a three-piece set (0451-01WD).

High Leverage Pliers
The new Greenlee 9-inch High Leverage Pliers (0151-09HD) are forged from chrome vanadium steel for increased strength and longevity, ensuring the tool will withstand repeated use year after year. The new pliers are designed with a circular toothed pipe grip for a stronger hold on round material and provide greater cutting power than standard pliers.

“Professionals need a durable, comfortable set of pliers that withstand any tough job,” said Chelsea Grochocki, Product Specialist for Greenlee, Emerson. “Our new pliers are designed with stronger gripping capabilities that people can rely on.”

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Emerson’s professional tools business, which includes Greenlee as well as RIDGID and Klauke brands provides the industry’s broadest portfolio of advanced, reliable tools and technologies for the mechanical, electrical and plumbing trades globally. Visit for more information.

About Emerson

Emerson (NYSE: EMR), headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri (USA), is a global technology and engineering company providing innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and residential markets. Our Emerson Automation Solutions business helps process, hybrid, and discrete manufacturers maximize production, protect personnel and the environment while optimizing their energy and operating costs. Our Emerson Commercial and Residential Solutions business helps ensure human comfort and health, protect food quality and safety, advance energy efficiency, and create sustainable infrastructure. For more information visit

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