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JVA Partners, LLC (JVA), an operationally-focused private investment firm, has agreed to sell the business assets of KMC Holdings LLC in Van Wert, OH that includes Kennedy Manufacturing Company to Cornwell Quality Tools Company (Cornwell).

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JVA acquired the iconic Kennedy toolboxes company from bankruptcy in 2007 and turned it around to a viable manufacturer of storage solutions in the American manufacturing industry. Kennedy Manufacturing will continue to operate from its existing Van Wert location. “It…

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Bryan Yourdon Named New President of Kennedy Manufacturing Company

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BUFFALO GROVE, IL Sept 25, 2015 — JVA Partners is pleased to announce that Bryan Yourdon has joined us as the new President of Kennedy Manufacturing Company.  Effective immediately Bryan assumes direct responsibility for the day-to-day operations of the KMC…

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JVA Partners Selected to the Illinois Technology Association’s Internet of Things Council

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BUFFALO GROVE, IL August 31, 2015 – JVA Partners and its portfolio company, Delphian Systems, is excited to announce that we have been selected as founding members of the newly formed Internet of Things Council assembled by the Illinois Technology…

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JVA Portfolio Company, Belwith Products, Announces New President Tim Emmitt

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GRANDVILLE, MI October 31, 2014 — Belwith Products, LLC, along with its divisions Keeler, Hickory Hardware, and First Watch Security, are excited to announce their new President, Tim Emmitt. “We firmly believe that people make the ultimate difference, and we have…

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