Kennametal was founded in 1938. Customers across aerospace, earthworks, energy, general engineering and transportation trust Kennametal’s innovations in materials science, tooling and wear-resistant solutions. Kennametal employs more than 11,000 people around the globe serving customers in more than 60 countries. In fiscal year 2016, Kennametal reported sales of 2.1 billion dollars. Experts in three business segments Industrial, Infrastructure and WIDIA work directly on the customer shop floor, at the mine face or on the construction site to solve problems and increase productivity.