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SEMA 2013: A Really Rad Willys

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

Rad Jeep Willys

Every once and a while you come by a vehicle that almost perfectly blends classic heritage, capability, and a little bit of new-school engineering. This year at SEMA we stumbled upon one of those vehicles, an early Willys Jeep, which has had its fair share of modifications and upgrades. Powered by an upgraded V6 VORTEC engine and riding on 35″ Nitto Mud Tires, the Willys is something we’d love to see in the Rock Crawler garage. Check it out below.  Read More→

Warn Medium Hook HeroCLACKAMAS, OR (October 10, 2013) – As part of this year’s SEMA Show, Warn Industries will be introducing the new PowerPlant™. The PowerPlant 9.5 and PowerPlant 12 combine a powerful winch with a high performance air compressor to become the ultimate vehicle-mounted multi tool.

The PowerPlant 9.5 has a pulling capacity of 9,500 lbs., while the PowerPlant 12 will pull 12,000 lbs. Both models are equipped with an air compressor able to fill four 35” tires in eight minutes, and can run air tools as well. With new features such as stainless steel fasteners, a new pressure switch, a revised contactor, a new hose and accessories, and a new flat-black finish, the PowerPlant is better than ever.  Read More→

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Warn is one of only six companies in the U.S. to be so honored

Warn IndustriesCLACKAMAS, OR (May 28, 2013) – Warn Industries, Inc. has been chosen by Ford Motor Company as a Gold winner in its World Excellence Awards, an honor that puts Warn in the elite class of only 14 companies worldwide.

Warn President John Stransky was presented the award at Ford’s annual celebration on Thursday, May 23 at Ford World Headquarters in Dearborn, Mich. Read More→

Warn Zeon12 winch on a Ford F150

Warn Zeon12 winch on a Ford F150

Quick and Dirty…Warn Industries has released a new generation of winches, their Zeon Series.  This new series combines legendary Warn reliability with a sleek symmetrical modern design and will not only perform on the hardcore offroad rig, but will look great on your daily driver as well.

Watch for more details in the next few days on the great new Zeon lineup from Warn!




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Adding to its industry leading array of winches for off-roading and vehicle recovery, Warn Industries today launched two new lines of powersports winches that provide premium components and unequaled performance.

The WARN(R) ProVantage and WARN Vantage lines, intended for both ATVs and Side x Sides, include a total of 12 new products. Warn Industries was the first company to introduce winches designed specifically for powersports applications back in 1988.

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Ride With Confidence Knowing You’ve Brought Portable Pulling Power

Clackamas, Ore. (Sep. 20, 2011)  – Riders can go farther and be more prepared knowing they’ve got the power to recover their vehicle if the trail gets tough, thanks to the release of the WARN® XT17 Portable winch. Washouts, swollen creeks, and fallen trees can no longer ruin the fun. This winch enables riders to take their experience to the next level since there is less worry about getting stuck. Read More→

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Clackamas, OR – Warn Industries is excited to introduce its new lineup of winches for trucks and SUVs. Starting at $399 after an $80 mail-in rebate, these units will continue to offer the dependability, performance, and reliability that WARN winches are known for. The new entry-level price will appeal to both the first-time winch buyer, as well as those looking to save money but still get a genuine WARN winch. With a host of new features and technology, the latest WARN winch offerings will continue the company’s tradition of innovation, quality, and dependability.  Read More→

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Clackamas, OR (1/25/11) – Warn Industries has announced the hiring of John Stransky as the company’s new President.

Stransky brings 23 years of experience leading branded businesses, most recently as the President of Life Fitness, a division of Brunswick Corporation. During his tenure at Brunswick, Stransky developed and implemented strategic plans for global growth, redefining brands, improving customer service, driving innovation, and working directly with customers to grow the business.

Stransky has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Kansas and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Arizona, and has been active in community and volunteer efforts. He will join the company January, 31. Read More→

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Clackamas, OR (5/3/10) – Warn Industries, a Tier 1 supplier to Ford Motor Company, has received a 2009 Global Supplier Award from the Dearborn, MI-based auto manufacturer. This marks the third consecutive year Warn Industries has received a Global Supplier Award. This annual recognition is given to suppliers that exceed standards in quality, cost, and delivery. Warn Industries received a Silver Award for its axle production, and was 1 of 40 suppliers to be recognized for its achievements. Read More→

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Categories : Press Release

Two Strong Brands Collaborate to Provide Quality Tools for the Off-Road Enthusiasts

Clackamas, OR (11/30/09) – Warn Industries, the leader in truck and powersports vehicle products, announces a partnership with Benchmade Knife Company. High quality edged tools manufactured by Benchmade Knife Company will become available in early 2010 bearing the Warn logo. These tools will deliver superior performance and provide great value for customers.

“We are very excited about the partnership with Benchmade. Their history of producing the best knives in the world couples extremely well with WARN’s industry leading off-road technology. We believe that putting these two great brands together will result in world class products and exciting new options for our combined customer base,” comments John McCalla, President at WARN. “WARN is one of the world’s most recognized names in the off-road community,” said Greg Mooney, President of Benchmade Knife Company. “This partnership will help expand the Benchmade brand intonew markets and reach new consumers.”

Four new products are set to launch in 2010 and incorporate a variety of different mechanisms, materials, and price points. They will be available at (select branded apparel). They include:

Model 583-1/587-1 – Large and Small AXIS® Assist Folding Knives:

Designed for maximum utility, the 583-1 is a great folder for any situation. The tanto blade shape, AXIS® Assist locking mechanism, and machined G10 handle is sure to feel natural in the palm of yourhand. Made in USA.

  • MSRP – 583SBK-1 $165 black ceramic coated blade
  • MSRP – 587SBK-1 $145 black ceramic coated blade

Model 9 CB-1 Utility Hook:

The new 9 CB-1 Carabineer Hook is a great accessory for any outdoorsman. This new safety cutter has the ability to cut up to ½” diameter of rope and features a retractable safety blade cover. A carabineer clip and bottle opener completes the package. Made in USA.

  • MSRP- 9 CB-1 $25

Model 30110-1 Houdini AET (Automotive Escape Tool):

Be prepared for any situation that could put you or your family in harm’s way by always having your Houdini™ AET nearby. It’s the keychain that could save your life. Includes a seatbelt cutter, LED flashlight, spring-loaded glass breaker, and safety whistle.

  • MSRP 30110-1 $25

About Benchmade

For two decades, Benchmade Knife Company has been committed to designing and manufacturing world-class sports cutlery and superior edged tools. We continually strive to provide high quality edged tools that will deliver unparalleled performance and exceptional value for our customers.

About Warn Industries

Warn Industries is the world’s most recognized brand in off-road products such as hub locks and vehicle recovery winches. The company designs, manufactures and markets a full line of off-road equipment and accessories that enhance the performance of four-wheel-drive and powersport vehicles. Warn Industries has employees in and around Portland, Ore., Livonia, Mich., and the Netherlands.