About Us

Five Star Manufacturing Company, founded in 1948, is a leading manufacturer of cold weather starting aids under the Kat’s Heaters brand of products. We feature the most up to date designs in all types of engine heaters and other starting systems. Five Star Manufacturing Company also offers steel stamping, custom wire and cable assemblies, battery cable, electrical cords, tubular heating elements, and silicon pad heaters for industrial use.

Five Star Manufacturing Company also offers a wide variety of exhaust clamps and placards under its SmartParts family of products. The SmartParts line of products offers an extensive selection of placards, as well as various grades of preformed, flat band, and U bolt exhaust clamps geared for the heavy duty market.

Five Star Manufacturing is an ISO 9001 Certified Company.

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