Kinderhook Industries has announced the acquisition of the ThermaCell Mosquito Repellent Division from The Schawbel Corporation. Financing was provided by TCF Capital Funding. A developer and maker of mosquito control devices, ThermaCell utilizes a patented technology based on a portable butane-powered device. Its odorless delivery system uses heat to disperse mosquito repellent, providing up to 90% protection for an area of up to 225 feet. In addition, ThermaCell makes wearable mosquito repellent devices.