In 1983, Warren and William Knighton were made aware of a need for a device to help prevent a problem now known as Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. Their first product was a wrist support to help keep the computer users' wrists at the right angle. After a small beginning developing these wrist supports for computer keyboards, the RightAngle brand was established. This new and innovative product became one of the first ergonomic products for
In 1985 a new company was born, K & A Manufacturing, Inc. The manufacturing plant in Wausau, Wisconsin, was their first home. In 1990, the property was purchased to position itself for future expansion. The plant had over 20,000 square feet of manufacturing and warehousing space available.
Since its beginning, many breakthrough ergonomic products have been developed. Now K & A Manufacturing, Inc., has a complete line of computer related accessories. In 2008, a line of office furniture was added to the RightAngle family of products to enhance and expand their share in the office and school industry. To keep pace with the growth of their products, in 2004, they built our new 30,000 square foot home in the Weston Industrial Park.
Their goal is to continue to create products to make computer and office furniture ergonomic in design.