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July

BendPak Announces Senior Leadership Changes

SANTA PAULA, CA (July 26, 2022) —Since 1965 Don Henthorn has been leading BendPak into becoming the global icon it is today. Effective August 3rd, Don Henthorn will be stepping down as President and CEO, taking on a more limited role in the day-to-day operations as Chairman Emeritus. Jeff Kritzer, who has been an integral […]

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November

SEMA 2022 Recap

SANTA PAULA, CA (November 2022) – SEMA 2022 is in the books, and this show will go down as BendPak’s biggest year yet! We came in swinging with some of our top brands and proved that we’ll continue to innovate and put out the best equipment possible! If you made it to SEMA this year […]

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October

BendPak is Heading to SEMA 2022

SANTA PAULA, CA (October 2022) – It’s that exciting time yet again. SEMA is practically here, and very soon the best of the best will be showing off their latest and greatest – and chief among them, of course, is BendPak. We’ll be well represented across our brands, with a few fan-favorites on full display […]

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September

Announcing New BendPak Distributor – Wrenchers

SANTA PAULA, CA ( September 2022) – Today, we’d like to announce how we’re giving you even more ways to get BendPak into your life! Now you can head over to Wrenchers.com to find your favorite lifts, shop equipment, and much, much more. It’s not just BendPak equipment you’ll find, Wrenchers also carries Dannmar, MaxJax, […]

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July

Newest BendPak East Coast Expansion Near Fully Operational Status

SANTA PAULA, CA (July 8, 2022) —We’re pleased to announce that by the end of July 2022, we’ll be virtually doubling the size of our East Coast operations. This latest expansion will add almost another 100,000 square feet of warehouse space to our logistics and distribution center in Theodore, Alabama. For now, we’ll be adding […]

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June

BendPak Unveils New Products at NAPA Expo 2022

SANTA PAULA, CA (June 28, 2022) — The 2022 NAPA EXPO is almost here, and soon all the biggest names in the automotive industry will be there to showcase the best they have to offer. Rescheduled from its original date in 2020, the upcoming 2022 NAPA EXPO will be a four-day event (July 18-July 21) […]

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March

BendPak Helps Dealer Service Departments Lift Productivity and Profitability

SANTA PAULA, CA (March 2, 2022) — With new vehicles in short supply, auto dealers continue to rely on fixed operations for profitability. But the ongoing technician shortage makes maximizing productivity more important than ever. At NADA Expo 2022 next week, vehicle service equipment leader BendPak will showcase two new products designed to help dealers safely […]

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September

East Coast Distribution Center Expansion

SANTA PAULA, CA: September, 2020—Throughout its almost 50-year history, BendPak and parent company BendPak Holdings has been in a state of constant evolution to meet the needs of its customers. They have yet to stop growing their product line and expanding their customer base. Their west coast headquarters underwent a 70,000 square-foot expansion in 2017, […]

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June

Former Motor Trend Editor, Bob Mehlhoff, Joins BendPak

    BendPak, the world’s highest quality provider of car lifts and automotive service equipment is proud to announce that Bob Mehlhoff has joined their team as Creative Content Writer. Mehlhoff comes to BendPak with more than 20 years of experience at Motor Trend (formerly Petersen Publishing). In his roles at Motor Trend, Mehlhoff worked […]

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April

BendPak Announces Asset Purchase Agreement

BENDPAK ANNOUNCES ASSET PURCHASE AGREEMENT WITH KEY EQUIPMENT PROVIDER TO BETTER STRENGTHEN ITS BRAND PORTFOLIO Download Press Release: BendPak-Announces-Agreement-With-Equipment-Provider-April-2020.pdf (PDF) BendPak-Announces-Agreement-With-Equipment-Provider-April-2020.docx (DOCX) SANTA PAULA, CA: April, 2020 – BendPak Holdings LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of BendPak, Inc. announced today that it has acquired certain assets, including related intellectual property rights, from Garage Equipment Supply, […]

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