History

Stuart Holden with Bertha Macristy

January 5, 1923

The Keeney Manufacturing Company was founded in New Britain, CT as a floor and ceiling plate and radiator air valve manufacturer by Bertha Macristy Hanna. Ms. Hanna is known as the first woman in the history of Connecticut to incorporate a manufacturing company.

Additional company milestones include:

1970’s

Duracraft Plastics begins molding commercial and retail plastic tubular. Plumb Pak was created to take on the new “Do It Yourself market. Plumb Pak’s reputation is based on its creative marketing and merchandising to the hardware industry with award winning displays.

1980’s

Distribution facilities are established in GA, NV & NH.

1995

Belanger becomes a member of the Keeney team, supplying faucets and plumbing accessories in Canada.

2000

NH facilities are consolidated to a state of the art 230,000 sq.ft. manufacturing, packaging and distribution facility in Winchester, NH.

2003

KMC in Jiangmen China opens as a manufacturing and distribution facility by Keeney.

2010

KMC is expanded to increase manufacturing capabilities.

2013

K2 is added to KMC, 47,000 sq. ft. is built to accommodate increased shipping, consolidation and sourcing

2015

PlumbPak invests in nine new Injection Molding Machines. Georgia distribution moves to Buford to gain logistic efficiencies.

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