BendPak Industrial Complex

BendPak to develop light manufacturing plant in Alabama

July 24, 2023
Expanding their offerings, BendPak is building on 33 acres near existing East Coast campus for light manufacturing and assembly.

Equipment manufacturer BendPak, Inc. is developing a light industrial space on 33 acres in Mobile County, Alabama, a couple miles from BendPak’s recently expanded East Coast campus. 

“Our business growth through diversification model is opening new doors and business opportunities,” says Jeff Kritzer, BendPak president and CEO. “This is a strategic move as we anticipate continuing growth across our automotive and consumer markets. The state-of-the-art facilities will allow us to optimize our supply chain and distribution processes, enabling faster and more efficient product delivery.”

BendPak Industrial Complex will include multi-use buildings that will provide an optimal environment for light manufacturing and assembly; product development and testing; and comprehensive distribution, marketing, and sales support. The company says, the layout and design will optimize supply chain and distribution initiatives to minimize handling time. With advanced logistics systems, automated processes, and efficient order fulfillment capabilities, BendPak says it will be able to expedite customer deliveries.

“This investment reaffirms our commitment to delivering exceptional products and services to our customers,” said Don Henthorn, BendPak owner and founder. “This new cutting-edge complex, coupled with our team’s expertise, will empower BendPak to provide end-to-end solutions that not only meet, but exceed customer expectations.” 

Since its founding in 1965, BendPak products operate under brands including Ranger, Autostacker, QuickJack, Cool Boss, GrandPrix, MaxJax, Dannmar and Ergochair producing lifts, wheel service equipment, pipe benders, air compressors, brake lathes, evaporative air coolers, rolling work seats, and more. More recently, the company has added Coolee portable air coolers, and JackPakportable power packs to their product lineup.

Phase one of the BendPak Industrial Complex is expected to be fully operational by summer 2025.