No idea if true. Take care
There's always more than one side to a story... For context, the above text was posted to the "CW" reflector at qth.net by WD8DAS and copied verbatim here without stating the source.
According to what I heard from a friend who recently ordered a key at Kent, and some eham.net reviews, they are still in business and processing orders, just at a very slow pace.
If you're in a hurry, Kent keys are on stock and can be shipped within a few days from WIMO.com.