KEP’s Key to Transformation

Nobody had more influence in changing Kent Elastomer to what we’ve become than Murray Von Epp. Murray was hired at KEP as Executive Vice President of Sales in 1988 after a career in pharmaceutical sales, then later, as VP Sales for competitor Hygienics. In 1993, he...

September Anniversaries

We have another month of team member anniversaries to bring recognition to! For the month of September, we are highlighting Karen Raber who joined the KEP team all the way back in 1978! Karen currently works as an inspector on our latex tubing line in Winesburg. This...

A KEP Success Story

Renée Onesti began working with KEP in 2007 as the Manager of Plant Engineering and Maintenance and was promoted to Director in 2009 and Sr. Director in 2019. Renée has been in the manufacturing field for over 20 years and is passionate about American Manufacturing....

Order Entry – Now Paperless.

KEP employees are regularly asked to participate in kaizens – a term meaning “continuous improvement.” They bring together workers from different departments with different insights and years of experience. The result is typically a solution that works for all...

August Anniversaries

It is time to celebrate August anniversaries! This month we’d like to highlight Curt Dixon who 43 years ago joined the KEP team right out of high school. Beginning his career with KEP in the latex tubing dip room, he transitioned to extrusion when the company...