Behlen Mfg. Co. was founded in 1936 by Walter D. Behlen. In 1969, Behlen was sold to the Wickes Corporation. On May 5th, 1984, a management buy-out led by A.F. “Tony” Raimondo, the company’s current Chairman and Coach, returned the company to local ownership where it has remained since that time. Behlen Mfg. Co. manufactures and ships products throughout the world. Behlen has three business units, which manufactures products in different market areas. BMC Transportation, a subsidiary of Behlen Mfg. Co., s our company’s own trucking fleet and provides each business unit with control of product pickup and delivery. By providing a diverse product line, the company has achieved added stability and growth.