In May, Everhard Products, Canton, Ohio, agreed to purchase Klenk Industries of Wilmington, Del.

Everhard Products is a manufacturer and supplier of hand tools for the hvac, roofing and industrial markets. For decades, Everhard Products has been known in the industry for its high quality "Fairmont Tongs." The company's products are registered to ISO 9002 standards.

Klenk Industries, founded in 1934 by Karl Klenk, the inventor of aviation snips, manufactures high quality hand tools for the hvac, roofing/siding, industrial and kitchen-bath markets. As a division of Everhard Products, Klenk Industries will continue to expand its line of hand tools.