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850 Lorimer Street
03 9353 7600
03 9353 7699
Engineering Company providing services and equipment to heavy industry.
Specialised industrial materials
Fluid power and valving
Previously completed projects in:
New Zealand, China, India, UAE, Oman, Qatar, Bahrain, Italy, Spain, Norway,
Iceland, Canada, USA, Brazil, Argentina
Oil and gas
Timber Pulp and Paper
03 5225 2900
03 5225 2950
Kennametal Australia Pty Ltd
Kennametal delivers productivity to customers seeking peak performance
in demanding environments by providing innovative custom and standard
wear-resistant solutions. This proven productivity is enabled through our
advanced materials sciences and application knowledge.
Our commitment to a sustainable environment provides additional value to
our customers. Kennametal’s portfolio of well-respected brand names and
broad global presence enable us to help customers of all sizes in virtually
every geography drive success at every stage of their value chain. Strategically
aligned across our two core businesses - Industrial and Infrastructure - our
products and services touch nearly every manufacturing process. People
around the globe can see and touch these results throughout many aspects
of their day, from the light switch they turn on to the car they drive.
To be successful in business, we also must be successful in meeting, and
exceeding, our environmental and social responsibilities. See our Corporate
Sustainability section to learn more about Kennametal’s efforts to create a
· Founded in 1938
· More than 14,000 employees worldwide
· Annual sales are approximately $3 billion
· Headquartered in Latrobe, Pennsylvania, USA
· Serving customers in more than 60 countries
· First or second in every market we serve
· Global market leader in tooling for the mining and highway construction
Executing Our Strategies
The Kennametal Value Business System (KVBS) is a set of six business
management processes by which we operate our business and continually
drive shareowner value to our customers. At the core of KVBS are our values
and our strong code of ethics. The disciplines and processes of KVBS focus
on strategic planning, innovation, customer excellence, talent development,
portfolio management, and operational excellence. This management
operating system enables us to execute our strategies and provides a
common language for the entire global Kennametal team.
Ethics and Compliance
Our Code of Business Ethics and Conduct is a major component of the
Kennametal Value Business System (KVBS). The Code addresses the
importance of fair dealing and compliance in all aspects of Kennametal’s
business and focuses on the concept of simply doing the right thing ...
every day. See our Ethics and Compliance section for details.
Success Through People
At Kennametal, we are committed to being the employer of choice for the
best people. Our success relies on our more than 14,000 employees doing
business with customers in more than 60 countries across the globe. We
believe it is essential to have the right people, with the right skills, at the
right time and place to continually drive shareowner value and execute our
strategy. Through our Talent Development System, a key component of our
KVBS management operating system, we offer programs that enable our
team to continuously grow and contribute to our success.
Finding and Serving Customers
We are where our customers need us to be. Quick, thorough response to
customer needs has been a key component of Kennametal’s success. The
application experts who make up our field sales force work directly on
the customer shop floor, at the mine face or on the construction site to
solve problems and increase productivity. Kennametal’s real-time, on-line
customer service system provides instantaneous information on global
product availability, order status and application solutions.
Continued global growth organically and through acquisitions is a key
strategy for Kennametal. Acquisitions in our core businesses are conducted
according to a disciplined process that is part of KVBS. Recent acquisitions
enable us to enhance our technologies to better engineer our customers’
November 4, 2013 - ATI Tungsten Materials Business
August 1, 2013 - Comercializadora Emura S.R.L .
March 2, 2012 - Deloro Stellite
May 7, 2009 - Romicron
October 1, 2008 - Tricon Metals & Services, Inc.
May 14, 2007 – Remaining Ownership Interest in Spanish Affiliate,
May 2, 2007 – International Specialty Alloys, Inc.
January 31, 2007 – Federal Signal’s Cutting Tool Business
September 18, 2006 – Camco
July 10, 2006 - Sintec
We also continue to expand our reach through our distribution and
channel / brand strategy touching more customers through our strong
distribution partnerships. Kennametal delivers productivity and savings to
our customers across a range of industries and networks. Brand portfolio
management drives down our cost-to-serve as we continue to grow and
makes our brands more distinct for our customers.
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