History of Kness The founder, Austin Enos “Brick” Kness invented numerous different items, however, the one invention Kness is noted for is the Ketch-All Multiple Catch Mousetrap.
In 1927, Kness Mfg. Co. was formed and Brick began an earnest manufacture of the Roto-Bow tree saw and the Ketch-All Automatic Mousetrap.
Since then Kness Mfg. co. has added a full line of mouse, rat and animal traps. Pro-ketch is a multiple catch mousetrap that is low profile, Big Snap-E traps, Snap-e Mouse snap traps, Kage-all for all your animal control needs, pigeons, to chipmunks.