In The News


In the Media

Take a look at the recent JENTRA stories making the news.


November 22, 2016

Most Likely to Succeed in 2017

We were humbled when the people of MN picked us to be an honorable mention as one of MN’s most likely companies to succeed in 2017.

http://minnesotabusiness.com/most-likely-succeed-2017#spoke-products-&-technology


April 17, 2015

Minnesota SBA young entrepreneur of the year is homegrown

Travis Kelley of JenTra Tools in Backus is the U.S. Small Business Administration Young Entrepreneur of the Year for Minnesota.

http://www.brainerddispatch.com/news/business/3725574-minnesota-sba-young-entrepreneur-year-homegrown


March 25, 2015

LegalCORPS – JENTRA Patent Help

Here is a great story about an even better non-profit organization that has provided JENTRA with an incredible amount of support along the way!

http://minnesotabusiness.com/legalcorps-provides-pricey-patent-help-free


August 18, 2014

MN Cup Names 21 Finalists in 2014 competition

The Minnesota Cup, now in its 10th year, solicits the next breakthrough ideas from the state’s entrepreneurs and drew a record 1,300 applicants. In June, organizers narrowed the pool to 70 semifinalists, and it has now whittled down that list to 21 finalists.

http://tcbmag.com/News/Recent-News/2014/August/MN-Cup-Names-21-Finalists-In-2014-Competition


March 11, 2014

DIY’s “I Want That” – JenTra Tools

We were thrilled when the DIY Network included us in their “must have” list of products from the International Building Show. Take a look for yourself and see how we are changing the way people look at door installation, then go get yours today!


January 27, 2013

ProSales – “Hot products from IBS”

“Missed IBS? Here’s What You Need to Know A round-up of the latest news, hottest products, and best market intelligence gathered by our reporting team…”

http://www.prosalesmagazine.com/news/dealers/missed-ibs-heres-what-you-need-to-know_o


January 23, 2013

Builder Magazine – “IBS product finds”

“With the help of our sister publications, Hanley Wood’s editors have been scouring the showroom floor to bring you the créme of the 2013 IBS product show.

From an ingenious door-installation tool that will speed and ease the way things are done, to a…”

http://www.builderonline.com/products/ibs-product-finds-day-2_o



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  • ProSales

    ProSales Magazine

    One of the largest publications available to the pro construction trade.

    “…reduces installation-related callbacks and warranty claims.“

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  • Builder Magazine

    Builder Magazine

    A top magazine produced by Hanley Wood, targeted directly to builders.

    “An ingenious door-installation tool that will speed and ease the way things are done.“

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  • DIY's "I Want That"

    The DIY Network

    Featured on the popular show – “I Want That”.

    “…never, ever hang a crooked door again. Not with this!“

    Read more

  • LBM Journal

    LBM Journal

    The Mid-West’s trusted source for the most up-to-date construction news.

    “…helps to reduce the burdens that can come with door installation.“

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    meet our team

    It starts with the people.


    • Travis Kelley - CEO/Co-Founder

      Travis Kelley - CEO/Co-Founder

      Accomplishments in retail sales management with Scherer Brothers Lumber, J.B. O’ Meara and Marvin Windows.
    • Jennifer Kelley - Product Steward/Co-Founder

      Jennifer Kelley - Product Steward/Co-Founder

      Background in office-management, customer service and the “Jen” in the JenTra.