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Make Your Mark Stories

MAKING OUR MARK: THREE OF KESON’S VALUES ARE TO “WORK HARD”, “HAVE FUN”, AND “DO GOOD”

Jeff Capstran, Keson’s vice-president of sales and marketing, recently combined these three values by leading a group of eight 14-year-old boys to a National Championship in boys’ AAU basketball. Most of the boys, including Jeff’s son Carter, have been playing together since they were eight and nine years old. (In 2016 the team took seventh […]

WET CONCRETE, HOT ASPHALT AND DARK SEWERS CAN’T STOP KESON TOOLS, ACCORDING TO LOCAL ENGINEERING FIRM

The civil engineers at Hancock Engineering have learned through trial and error that nothing beats a Keson tool on the job site. From fresh concrete pours to steaming hot asphalt and toxic sewers, Hancock’s field engineers fearlessly deploy Keson’s measuring and marking tools in any environment, confident that they will get the job done again […]

NEBRASKA GRAZING LANDS COALITION

A consortium of ranchers and private landowners that work toward the improvement of the grazing lands in Nebraska count on Keson Long Tapes to help them with their goals. The organization provides technical assistance and education on grazing land management for a state that is the third-largest producer of cattle in the U.S. . Using […]

RACE DIRECTOR COUNTS ON KESON

New Hampshire-based road race director Fergus Cullen uses the Keson MP401 spoked measuring wheel to confirm accurate distances for the races he oversees, like the annual Horne Street School 5K Run held in Dover, NH. A race director owes runners an accurate course, according to Fergus Cullen, competitive runner, frequent race director and political communications […]

NEW YORK BOTANICAL GARDEN

Based on 250 acres in the Bronx, New York, the famed New York Botanical Garden is a National Historic Landmark and the largest botanical garden in the U.S. Its 50 garden and plant collections contain more than one million plants. The man who has managed these grounds for nearly a decade, Wayne Cahilly, serves a […]

EMPIRE PIPE CLEANING AND EQUIPMENT COMPANY

Empire Pipe Cleaning serves municipalities throughout southern California, from San Diego north through Los Angeles to Bakersfield and eastward to the Coachella Valley. It cleans and creates closed circuit video (CCTV) of their sewer systems. Empire Pipe Cleaning’s field superintendent, Ross Flynn, manages seven teams that all use measuring wheels to document the company’s work […]

SEWANEE MOUNTAIN GROTTO

“Your measuring tapes are used by many cavers as the number one measuring tool for underground survey of caves. We have taken these tapes well over 500ft underground and have dragged them through some of the worst mud, grit, and grime you can imagine. We have gone to the point of completely covering the tape […]

ENGINEERS WITHOUT BORDERS

The gentleman with the measuring wheel (pictured above) is Chris R. He is an engineer from the United States of America donating his time and expertise with Engineers Without Borders in Waondo, Kenya on Lake Victoria. Chris was working on an irrigation project to help bring water to a small town in Kenya. To complete […]