The Ghost of Snapped Shot

Or, welcome to my low-maintenance heck.

CHANNELLOCK® Gets Free Advertising Right

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Recently, our very own captainfish tipped me to this intriguing blog post, written by CHANNELLOCK® president William S. DeArment regarding the direction our country is taking. I strongly encourage you to read the whole thing, so I won't reproduce it all here—but here's a little taste:

We need LEADERSHIP and true statesmen.

If you have any candidates in your part of the world that represent these thoughts: Support them! Help them! Put a sign in your yard! DO SOMETHING for them!

Regaining control of our country starts with this November's elections. I hope you will be there.

Please do read the rest, it's well worth it.

Anyway, my instinctive reaction was to shoot a note off to CHANNELLOCK's Public Relations department to gauge their take on this excellent piece—The response to which I just received this morning.

I'll post the whole press release below the fold, the takeaway statement from it is:

The responses we have received from our recent American Blue Newsletter have been overwhelmingly favorable and positive.

What can I say? I will be rushing home to throw away each and every tool I own, so I can run right back out to the store and replace it with a CHANNELLOCK®–brand masterpiece.

And I hope you'll consider doing the same!

* PS: Snapped Shot has received absolutely no compensation for publishing this article.

Dear Mr. Ledbetter,

Thank you for contacting CHANNELLOCK® with your feedback.  The responses we have received from our recent American Blue Newsletter have been overwhelmingly favorable and positive.

We take every comment from the people who use our quality pliers – whether it is an encouraging observation or constructive criticism – very seriously. They have helped shape our common-sense company since 1886.

In this very difficult/competitive global hand tool business arena, CHANNELLOCK® stands committed to its history of American-made pliers embracing new technology and processes that help keep our manufacturing/quality edge.

Thank-you for buying and promoting our products. We are committed to providing the highest level of customer satisfaction possible. If for any reason you have questions or comments, we are pleased to hear from you.  Please send any e-mail to [email protected] or the mailing address listed below.

Thank you again for your kind words and support of CHANNELLOCK®, Inc.

Best regards,
Michele M. King
Communications & Training Manager
Channellock, Inc.


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