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News and Insights

Stay up to date on the latest news and insights from Kirk and the industries we serve.


March 20th 2020

COVID-19 Statement

Due to the impact of the COVID-19 situation, we are currently working under contingency plans to ensure the well-being of our employees and to comply with the guidance and advice of government agencies to mitigate the situation.  We are currently not experiencing any supply or shipment issues however, we are minimizing our on-site staff while maintaining the best possible customer service and production during this ever changing time.  We will continue to keep you updated should any critical business impacts occur.


November 11th 2019

Isolating Energy in the Wind Tunnel

Securing the hazardous within a wind tunnel

Securing the hazards within a wind tunnel


August 12th 2019

Safe & Sound

At KIRK, we focus on the safety and wellness of our employees every day

Our safety initiatives within our shop ensure that assemblers, machinists, and shippers work in the safest conditions to perform their roles.


July 25th 2019

Protecting Personnel & Preventing Unscheduled Truck Departures

Salvo™ loading dock safety systems eliminate human error

Salvo™ loading dock safety systems eliminate human error where guarding personnel from hazardous dock area situations is imperative.


June 11th 2019

Salvo Supports National Forklift Safety Day

Protect your dock personnel on national forklift safety day

Salvo loading dock safety systems prevent drive-aways during loading/unloading by interlocking the trailer’s air brakes with the dock door.


June 4th 2019

Isolating Power on Electric Fracturing Fleets

Hydraulic fracturing for oil and natural gas in the United States

Electric fracking fleets are beginning to replace traditional diesel fuel fleets due to the higher operation costs of diesel fleets as compared to electric fleets.