Kennametal Inc. marks its 75th year as an industrial technology leader, delivering productivity, innovation and performance around the world in the aerospace, earthworks, energy, industrial production and transportation industries.
Founded in 1938, Philip McKenna’s breakthrough invention of tungsten-titanium carbide alloys started a company of 12 employees and $30,000 in revenues in its first year. Since then, the company he founded — subsequently renamed Kennametal — has grown 100,000-fold to nearly $3 billion in revenues, serving more than 80,000 customers in 60-plus countries.
March 1st begins a year-long celebration with various activities planned throughout the globe. Visit Kennametal’s website to learn more about the company’s history and present-day success.