Irondale based company, Kennametal/Tricon Wear Solutions was recently awarded with the prestigious, Irondale Commercial Development Authority (CDA) – Business of the Month Award for January 2017.
Kennametal’s senior leadership team were treated to a special luncheon hosted by the Irondale CDA. In addition to Irondale CDA board members, several Irondale public officials also attended the event including; Irondale City Councilors -Bobby Joe Wilson (District 5), Steve Marino (District 3) and Irondale Chamber of Commerce, Executive Director – Tellis Shoemaker.
Kennametal/Tricon Metals & Services is one of the nation’s leading suppliers of proprietary abrasion-resistant plate materials, alloy shafting and specialty steels. Kennametal/Tricon is a complete service center that provides material processing, custom fabrication and technical service. Four years ago, the company chose to grow their operations in Irondale with the completion of a $3 million expansion project. The decision to grow their business in Irondale has led to an: increased workforce, improved operational inefficiencies and better positioning to maximize future growth.
Kennametal/Tricon, CEO – Todd Plate stated, “Our decision to expand our operations in Irondale was largely due to the ease of doing business in Irondale oppose to other potential locations. We are honored to be recognized by the Irondale CDA for our past and future contributions to this great city.”