Professional Pliers are offered in multiple styles.

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Featuring diamond-serrated jaws and induction-hardened blades, side-cutting pliers come in 8 or 9 in. lengths and have handle ridge for choke-up capability. Angled diagonal-cutting pliers allow end-user to place head of pliers flush against surface while gripping handles securely. Offered with 6, 7, or 8 in. flared handles, long nose pliers feature wide-grip design for optimal load bearing. Molded grip pump pliers (10 and 12 in.) incorporate ergonomic grip and right-angled teeth.

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Greenlee Offers Five New Pliers In New Hand Tool Line

Side- and diagonal-cutting, long nose pliers and two types of pump pliers now available

ROCKFORD, Ill. March 29, 2007 -Greenlee, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, now offers a variety of new pliers in its line of recently launched professional hand tools. Greenlee's line of pliers includes side-cutting pliers, diagonal-cutting pliers, long nose pliers and two types of pump pliers. These pliers feature high leverage for optimum performance, hardened cutting edges for longer life, an ergonomic non-slip grip and a custom grip area for end-user identification.

The high leverage side-cutting pliers come in 8-inch or 9-inch lengths and feature a handle ridge allows the end-user to "choke up" for greater control. The diamond-serrated jaws and precision-machined and induction-hardened blades strengthen cutter provide consistent performance allowing for effective cutting of hardened wire, ACSR bolts, screws and nails.

The angled diagonal-cutting pliers allow the end-user to place the head of the pliers flush against the surface while gripping the handles securely. These pliers are available in 5-inch, 6-inch, 7-inch and 8-inch grip sizes, making it easy to cut in cramp places.

The long nose pliers feature 6-inch, 7-inch or 8-inch flared handles that offer a wider grip design that provides the end-user with a larger load bearing area. There's also an area on the custom grips for the end-user to put their identification mark on the pliers.

The molded grip pump pliers come in 10-inch or 12-inch lengths with a slip-proof ergonomic grip for increased comfort and reduced end-user fatigue. The 16-inch double-dipped grips offer added comfort and superior slip resistance. Both have right-angled teeth for gripping in both directions.

For more information on the new pliers or other products from Greenlee, a Textron company, call 1-800-435-0786 or visit

Greenlee is known as a global leader in the professional tool category. The Rockford, Illinois-based company develops high quality innovative products distinguished by customer-driven design and differentiated by supply chain excellence. Greenlee also leverages its powerful brands such as Tempo, Fairmont, and Klauke in the electrical, construction and maintenance markets worldwide. More information is available at

Textron Inc. is an $11 billion multi-industry company operating in 32 countries with approximately 40,000 employees. The company leverages its global network of aircraft, industrial and finance businesses to provide customers with innovative solutions and services. Textron is known around the world for its powerful brands such as Bell Helicopter, Cessna Aircraft Company, Jacobsen, Kautex, Lycoming, E-Z-GO, Greenlee, Fluid & Power, Textron Systems and Textron Financial Corporation. More information is available at

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