About Us


  • McKenna Metals Co. organized

  • McKenna Metals is incorporated as Kennametal

  • Kennametal Overseas Corporation formed

  • Kennametal completes its initial public offering

  • Kennametal acquires German toolmaker, Hertel AG

  • Kennametal acquires Greenfield Industries

  1. 1938
  2. 1943
  3. 1958
  4. 1967
  5. 1993
  6. 1997

Delivering the Promise

Kennametal Foundation - Delivering the Promise In the Community Around the world there are many cities and towns Kennametal calls home. We take great pride in supporting these communities, and helping to make them vibrant, enjoyable places to live and work.

Delivering the Promise

Corporate Sustainability

At Kennametal, we take seriously our global commitment to our values.  We're committed to programs that ensure the health and safety of our employees and the environment.

Corporate Sustainability