Celebrating 60 Years

KEP leads the way in today’s product innovation, customer service and certified lean manufacturing. Our 60-year success story has expanded from American-made rubber latex tubing to high-quality thermoplastic and PVC tubing, dip-molded products, and non-latex Free-Band® tourniquets.

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Our mission

Our mission is to recognize and exceed the expectations of our customer by providing the highest level of quality and service. We will seek continuous improvement in everything we do. We will provide a safe workplace in an environment of open communication and teamwork. We will comply with requirements and maintain the effectiveness of our Quality Management System. Customers, suppliers, and employees will be treated with honesty and respect.

Our success will be measured by our positive contribution to our customers, employees, shareholders, communities, and by our recognition as a leading supplier of quality elastomer products.

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KEP by the numbers

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Years in Business

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Knowledge leaders in manufacturing, technology & innovation

We share our research, ideas, resources and best practices that have made us industry leaders for 60 plus years.

Our team

Longtime industry experts

Decades of experience. Process improvement meetings. Continuing education. That's the expertise we bring to every project!

Cheap costs more.

It’s no bargain to be burned by poor quality. KEP offers the twin values of expertise in product development and high quality manufacturing in the United States.

This makes your product better and makes you look good.

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PO Box 668
Kent, OH 44240



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