Since 1911, Kennedy Manufacturing has been manufacturing tool storage units for use in aerospace, construction, machine shops, energy facilities and general maintenance applications. The brand is headquartered in Van Wert, Ohio, USA. Read More


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  • Portable Tool Boxes and Chests

    Heavy-duty portable tool boxes featuring a vinyl-cushioned steel top handle and a high-security tubular lock (on selected models) for concealing the drawers. Offered in an overall width of 20 and 24 inches

  • Rolling and Combination Tool Cabinets

    Includes K1800 & K2000 Series industrial cabinets featuring heavy-duty roller bearing casters for reduced frictional losses, a tubular push handle for easy operation and a locking system for drawer safety. Selected models have double-wall construction with side panels and welded joints for extra durability

  • Soft Sided Storage

    Signature Series 15-inch wide tool bags made from water-resistant and double-layered nylon fibre for withstanding harsh working conditions. Feature a heavy-duty zipper, Velcro handles and a total of 20 pockets

  • Tool Chests and Side Cabinets

    Steel tool chests and side cabinets with a tubular lock and an auto-return feature that prevents the chances of the accidental and unwanted opening of drawers. Widely used by mechanics and garage owners to store and organise tools and parts

  • Tool Storage Accessories

    Includes drawer liner kits, black vinyl pre-cut cabinet mats, chest / cabinet foam tool organisers (each pack has 3 sheets) and DS1 Series fold-away shelves (for 18 inch deep industrial cabinets)

About Kennedy

Kennedy Manufacturing catalogue includes tool chests, side cabinets, drawer slides, pegboard panels, tool boxes, tool cabinets and other storage products. Kennedy machinist's roller cabinets are powder coated for improved durability and feature lift-out steel tote trays with adjustable dividers. These chests may have roller-bearing casters for handling loads and have a swing drop panel that conceals & secures the drawers. The brand's portable tool boxes have lift-out trays with a socket set divider and are ideal for stationary storage of various tools. These steel tool boxes by Kennedy also feature a 3-point latch for extra security and safety and a vinyl cushioned top handle for comfort. The company also manufactures steel tool boards with a reinforced steel panel and locking panel clips for storing tools and providing quick and safe access to stored products.

Things to Consider

Cross-Reference Alternatives

Kennedy Tools' model numbers generally cross individual references to the equivalent Proto & Westward MPNs (manufacturer's part numbers). So, if you're looking for tool storage cabinets & boxes and accessories that are either out of stock or obsolete, chances are Raptor Supplies has the alternate product available.


These Kennedy tool boxes are generally small to medium in size. They are suitable for courier shipment and not air freight.

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Maintenance Pro Roller Cabinets

Kennedy 295MP Maintenance Pro roller cabinets are ideal for moving the stored tools to jobsites by maintenance professionals. Their work surface is higher than standard industrial roller cabinets for ...Read more 

Kennedy Competitive Advantages

Magnetic Vinyl Tool Control Sheets

Magnetic vinyl tool control sheets are used to identify missing tools at a glance and enhance the visual tool control. Users can easily apply these magnetic coloured vinyl sheets by tracing the tool with a marker & cutting out its shape. The cutouts can be further repositioned as they peel off easily.

Stack & Add

Kennedy stack & add allows over 2000 different toolbox combinations by combining machinists & mechanics chests, bases, roller cabinets and side cabinets. It allows users to increase the storage capacity of toolboxes without occupying additional spaces. Users must take note of the capacity per caster before adding extra chests.

Frequently Asked Questions

How to maintain these Kennedy tool boxes?

  • Users can add a light oil coating on the friction slides of tool boxes' drawers for easy movement of parts.
  • Kennedy wrinkle finish units can be periodically cleaned using WD-40 or Murphy oil soap.
  • The smooth finish units can be cleaned with a soft wet cloth.

What is the use of wool-lined drawers in machinists' chests?

Wool-lined drawers protect the stored precision tools from damage when the chests are being transported.

What are the unique features of Kennedy hand-carry toolbags?

These soft-sided storage toolbags have water-resistant, double-layered nylon construction with a reinforced bottom panel for enhanced durability while storing tools. They have a total of 20 pockets for carrying various tools & accessories. The reinforced wire rim on the main chain holds the bag open to allow easy access.