Today: A CHANNELLOCK BLUE® company
Channellock, Inc. is now run by the fifth generation of the DeArment family with William S. DeArment serving as President and CEO. Leading the company’s growth well into the 21st century are Joan DeArment Sweeney serving as Director of Corporate Development; Jonathan S. DeArment as Vice-President of Manufacturing and Engineering, and Ryan DeArment as Vice-president of Sales and Marketing. The company is based out of two facilities, equaling a total of 230,000 square feet, in Meadville. With nearly 400 full-time associates, Channellock, Inc. is among the largest employers in Crawford County, PA. The company manufactures more than 120 different sizes and types of pliers and hand tools. All Channellock® pliers are still made in Meadville. Channellock, Inc. has more than 4,000 U.S. wholesale and retail customers and ships to customers in 45 countries.