Kenneth Reiner who, with his wife Dottie, co-founded salon furnishings and accessories manufacturer Kayline Enterprises, died on September 21, 2011, at the age of 95. Reiner, with a degree in electrical engineering from Purdue University, moved to Los Angeles in the 1930s to work in the aerospace industry. He had a lot of innovative ideas that leave a legacy even through the present day, including Lady Ellen Klippies hair-styling tool and his founding a nonprofit school called The Midtown School in Los Angeles' Los Feliz neighborhood. Read Reiner's full obituary in the Los Angeles Times to fully appreciate the scope of his inventiveness.
He co-founded Kayline when he was 58. Kayline's products, which include pedicure storage furnishings, manicure tables, and rollabouts, are designed and manufactured within the United States. He will be missed.