(Sterling, IL ) -- Wahl Clipper Corporation is pleased to announce the acquisition of Kayline Industries. Wahl assumed operational control in early January, 2008.
“We are very excited at the completion of this great acquisition,” according to Jim Wahl, executive vice president of Wahl Clipper Corporation. “Both Dottie and Ken Reiner are tremendous people, who have built a great business in Kayline. Thankfully, both will be staying on to help with the transition and continuation of this great business.”
Kayline production will carry on in California. Bo Langley, director of marketing and sales for the Professional Division of Wahl, will help in the management of Kayline.
According to Langley, “Dottie is an icon in the beauty industry and is the real heart and soul of Kayline. Her dedication to the beauty industry and Ken's innovative approach to new product development have made Kayline the industry leader within their category. Their accomplishments are truly legendary. We look forward to working together with Ken and Dottie, and are excited about the possibilities that the future holds for us in our new relationship.”