50 Years of Kent Elastomer Products History
1960 - Founded as Kent Latex Products, specializing in dipped natural rubber latex tubing.
1975 – First expansion – a new facility in Winesburg, Ohio.
1979 - Kent Latex purchased by Meridian Industries, Inc. of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
1988 - Expanded into extrusion and the manufacturing of soft, flexible, thermoplastic tubing.
1998 - Changed name to Kent Elastomer Products, Inc. to reflect the company’s diversity of products and services.
2001 - Purchased Precision Latex Inc., a company specializing in the manufacturing of dip molded products. Capabilities expand to meet the small to medium-run batch application requirements of customers.
2002 - More expansion – moved extrusion operations to state-of-the-art facility in Mogadore, Ohio.
2006 - Acquired the dip molded product line from Hospira, Inc., adding synthetic polyisoprene to the company’s line of non-latex materials.
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