Ken-tron National Manufacturing Day Celebration Hits a High Note

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Mayor Tom Watson, center, tries to get everyone to sing along as Chris Joslin, right, and Kristy Westerfield, left, of the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum start “My Old Kentucky Home” on Friday at Ken-tron Manufacturing to celebrate National Manufacturing Day. Photo by Alan Warren, Messenger-Inquirer/awarren@messenger-inquirer.com National Manufacturing Day® with music. That is… Read more »

Ken-Tron Featured in News Article

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  We’re pleased to share with you an article as it recently appeared in the Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer. The article focuses on the 500,000 pounds of Music Wire we produce per year and where all of this wire ends up. But, it also gives a brief history of the company and touches on some of the… Read more »

Medical Industry: Part of the Ken-Tron Family

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You’ve checked your phone a thousand times. You’ve prayed a thousand more. You’ve talked to those waiting with you about how their family is doing. You’ve looked at all the magazines twice, but time seems to stand still while you wait to hear from the surgeon. You just want good news. We know how you… Read more »

Ken-Tron Serves the Automotive Industry

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Stopping just in time, swerving just before impact, accelerating just to feel the power, checking the rear view just to make sure you’re still looking good (only when stopped please). Whatever you’re doing in your SUV, car, or truck, Ken-tron could be along for the ride.  Our automotive stampings and automotive drawn wire are in… Read more »

Aerospace Wire: Ken-tron Soars to Meet Sky-High Challenges

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As you see the contrail rolled out across the sky, you daydream about where that gleaming jet is headed. No matter the destination, Ken-tron is likely on board. Using some of the world’s most exotic metals and our decades of experience, Ken-tron manufactures much of our wire and stampings for the aerospace and defense markets…. Read more »

Music Wire: Instrumental Where Strength is Required

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If you were playing your guitar today or if you heard a song with someone else playing a guitar, there is a pretty good chance Ken-tron Mfg., Inc. was involved.  Since the early 1980s, Ken-tron has been a major supplier of music string wire, primarily for guitars. Until recently, most of this wire was known… Read more »

Guthrie’s Manufacturing Day Visit Goes Well

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as reported on 1490womi.com Congressman Guthrie visited Ken-tron Manufacturing yesterday as promised. It occurred on the first national “Manufacturing Day,” as declared by the National Association of Manufacturers. “Having worked at my family’s manufacturing business, I understand the challenges our small business owners are facing today,” said Congressman Guthrie. “I really appreciate Ken-tron allowing me… Read more »

Guthrie Visits Ken-tron Mfg., Inc. on National Manufacturing Day

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Guthrie today visited Ken-tron Mfg., Inc. on the first national “Manufacturing Day,” as declared by the National Association of Manufacturers. “Having worked at my family’s manufacturing business, I understand the challenges our small business owners are facing today,” said Congressman Guthrie. “I really appreciate Ken-tron Mfg., Inc. allowing me to tour… Read more »

Ken-tron Mfg. Inc announces AS9100:2009, Rev. C and ISO 9001:2008 Certifications

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Ken-tron Mfg., Inc. is pleased to announce our certification to AS9100:2009, Rev. C and ISO 9001:2008. Ken-tron’s product line includes small diameter precision wire in a variety of alloys, as well as progressive die, transfer press and multi-slide metal stampings. This certification update continues the history of recognition for our products and services. Ken-tron first… Read more »