Anniversary sweepstakes will award a new Harley-Davidson.

STURGIS, Mich. - Midwest Tool and Cutlery Co. is celebrating its 60th anniversary with a sweepstakes to promote its new Upright Snips-model aviation snips.

The sweepstakes, which runs through the end of 2005, will award the winner with a new Harley-Davidson Sportster motorcycle.

"We take pride in our manufacturing history, product innovation and U.S. work force," said Stephen Deter, company president and CEO. "Our revolutionary new Upright Snips are just the latest example of our commitment to continuous improvement in product performance and benefits as we constantly strive to offer high-quality products that help the end-user get the job done easier."

Founded in 1945, Midwest Tool and Cutlery Co. started as an original-equipment manufacturer of snips and shears, and now produces a full line of aviation snips, tinner snips, specialty snips and hand tools.