Irrigation Association names Carl Kah Jr. as 2019 Board of Directors Award recipient

Carl Kah Jr, founder and CEO of K-Rain Manufacturing, is being recognized by the IA for his lifelong contributions to the advancement of the irrigation industry.

With more than 100 patents to his name, Mr. Kah began his innovation in irrigation technologies in his garage in West Palm Beach, Florida in the 1940s.  Since then, he has built

K-Rain to be the company it is today:  an “engineering first” company that employs more than 400 people worldwide.  Kah’s lifelong commitment to developing new irrigation technologies helped advance the industry into the 21st century.

Carl Kah’s continued passion with his work is evident in his continued work in developing new patents.   “What I’ve always loved throughout my career is being able to increase water effectiveness and efficiency as well as bring benefits like increased productivity and competitive differentiation to market,” said Kah.

The Irrigation Association is kicking off July Smart Irrigation Month by announcing the recipients of its annual awards.  Each recipient recognized is a true changemaker who has made unique and meaningful accomplishments toward furthering the industry and promoting efficient irrigation.

About K-Rain Manufacturing

Now a 3rd generation privately held company located in Riviera Beach, K-Rain is the 4th largest manufacturer of irrigation products in the world and is leading the industry in the development of rotor and nozzle engineering.