Kanawha Manufacturing Company has been serving the power, coal and metals. industries since 1902. The company is family owned and operated with shops in the Kanawha Valley around Charleston, W.Va. The company started business by building mine cars for coal mines. From the 1940s through the 1960s, Kanawha designed and built coal tipples. Since the 1960s, it has expanded into the power generation aftermarket for both products and maintenance services. In addition, it provides solutions to welding problems, such as copper and high alloy stainless steels. Some of the products and services the company provides include coal products and service, such as feeders, conveyors, unit train loadout systems, gates, screens, drums and piping; power products and services, including replacement parts for the fossil power industry, maintenance and installation; material handling; and fabrication and machining services, such as metal and structural fabrication, steel and stainless steel fabrication, copper fabrication and aluminum and bronze fabrication.