Orthoband Company and Barnhart Industries has operated under the same management for over fifty years as sister companies. Orthoband Company was the distributor of orthodontic products and Barnhart Industries was the manufacturer of those products for all those years. In 2010 the two companies merged to streamline the business. Today Orthoband products are sold and manufactured exclusively by Barnhart Industries. Barnhart Industries, Inc. is located in Imperial, Missouri just south of St. Louis in the heart of the United States of America. This is a family owned business founded by Irvin S. DeWoskin in 1938.