AKRON, Ohio – (December 15, 2008) – Alec Pendleton decided it was time to put a new roof over his head and those of his long-time employees.
AKRON, Ohio – July 30, 2008 – Back by popular demand, Ken-Tool announces the return of the T45AC Classic tire mount/demount iron. The company’s patented design offers one-piece construction, heat-treated for strength and long life.
AKRON, Ohio – (July 29, 2008) – Ken-Tool has named Rick Homman Director of Operations. He replaces Robert Dempsey, Vice President of Operations for the past 10 years, who retired. Prior to joining Ken-Tool, Homman was production manager of Kobe Aluminum Products in Bowling Green, KY.
Akron, Ohio – (April 16, 2008) – Ken-Tool’s Universal Master TPMS Sensor Hardware and Tool Service Set for Tire Pressure Monitoring System sensors, (Item #30000), is an all-inclusive kit that includes hardware and application-specific tools for servicing valve stem TPMS sensors. The set ensures that tire service technicians won’t have to purchase several individual hardware kits from different sensor manufacturers and then separately purchase expensive TPMS sensor service tools as well.
AKRON, Ohio – (April 8, 2008) – The new Industrial Wheel Lock Ring Tool Set (#32129) from Ken-Tool is designed to help tire technicians safely, easily and quickly remove and replace split lock rings on multi-piece industrial forklift wheels.
AKRON, Ohio – (February 26, 2008) – The Easy-Lift™ Bead-Seating Stand from Ken-Tool provides a safer and easier way to position large tire and wheel assemblies for proper bead seating. Ergonomically designed to increase productivity and reduce back strain and injuries, the Easy-Lift aligns tire beads concentrically on the wheel resulting in improved vehicle ride and longer tire life.
AKRON, OHIO – (February 20, 2008) – Professional tire service technicians know that lifting large tire and wheel assemblies can put a lot of extra stress on their backs, with the potential to cause serious injuries. But now, Ken-Tool has developed a new wheel lifting tool designed to lighten the load, helping to prevent back injuries and make the job of changing heavy truck tires easier.
#35648 10 Pc. Lug Wrench Display and #36045 / #36046 Tool Merchandisers
Turners Falls, MA — (January 8, 2008) — Mayhew Steel Products and Ken-Tool are pleased to announce that Mayhew will acquire Ken-Tool’s OldForge and Carica product lines within the next few weeks. The transaction includes Ken-Tool’s manufacturing facility in New Wilmington, PA, plus trademark rights to the Oldforge and Carica brands and all products currently being manufactured and marketed by Ken-Tool under those brands. The Oldforge product line consists of pneumatic accessories and specialty tools and the Carica product line consists of telescoping and unique specialty tools.
Akron, Ohio (October 29, 2007) – Ken-Tool has unveiled a newly-redesigned website.
The new site is designed with a clean, contemporary graphic look, and features straightforward navigation, including a complete online catalog, tool demonstration videos, instruction manuals, distributor and manufacturer’s rep search pages, a media pressroom and general company information.