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Ken-Tool Selects Action Marketing LLC to Represent Company

Agency to represent company in Pacific Northwest and Alaska

Akron, Ohio – (December 14, 2011) – Rock Tyson, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Ken-Tool has announced the company has selected Salem, Oregon-based Action Marketing, LLC to represent the company in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska.

In making the announcement, Tyson observed, “We are extremely pleased to have Action Marketing join with Ken-Tool, and represent us in Oregon, Washington and Alaska.

“Led by George Patterson, Action Marketing has, over the past 27 years, established a strong reputation for providing excellent relationships with the companies it represents and its distributors and jobbers in Oregon, Washington and Alaska.  They have a veteran staff, and work within the automotive, heavy duty truck, agricultural, forestry and construction industries, which happen to be our core markets.  They also have a very strong reputation amongst their peers in the manufacturer’s representative community.

“Action Marketing came highly recommended by several of our distributor accounts in the Pacific Northwest, as well as from our rep agencies in other parts of the country.  Ken-Tool believes the Action Marketing team will quickly integrate themselves with our product lines, and help us grow in their territory.”

George Patterson, President of Action Marketing said, “Being the pre-eminent tool and equipment manufacturer’s rep agency in the Pacific Northwest, we feel very pleased and honored to bring Ken-Tool into our portfolio.  We look forward to a productive and mutually beneficial relationship with Ken-Tool.”

Ken-Tool products are available through leading tire industry supply distributors worldwide.

About Ken-Tool
Ken-Tool is the world’s leading manufacturer of professional tire service hand tools. Headquartered in Akron, Ohio, Ken-Tool has been providing the tire industry and automotive aftermarket with quality products for nearly 90 years. 

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