Manufacturers

Klein Tools Celebrates National Apprenticeship Week

CHICAGO — Klein Tools, headquartered in Chicago, Ill., with two state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in Mansfield, Texas, is committed to facilitating training and education for apprentices and offering opportunities that will help to close the skills gap and encourage the next generation to enter the trades.

In a video series being shared this week on social media, Klein Tools showcases instructors and apprentices and their hard work at the IBEW-NECA Technical Institute in Alsip, Illinois and at Des Moines Electrical Apprenticeship in Iowa. The videos below show how instructors are investing in the next generation of electricians and shows the perspective from apprentices as to why they look forward to a job in the trades:

Klein Tools is committed to closing the skills gap and sharing the many benefits a job in the trades can offer. This year, the company released survey results on when and why millennials are entering the industry and how employers can attract the next generation to the skilled trades.

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