May Anniversaries

As we all celebrate spring this month, don’t forget to also celebrate our team members with anniversaries! Out of this group, we would like to highlight Dorothy Stein, an assembler at our Winesburg facility who rounded out an impressive 42 years, and Gary...

Meet Melanie Day

Melanie Day, a line coach and backup group leader, has been a team member at KEP’s Winesburg facility for over 14 years! Melanie’s daily contributions to our stripline are very appreciated – you can always find her helping others achieve their goals and...

Thermoplastic Elastomers Information & Facts

Thermoplastic Elastomers Offer: 1. A Safe Alternative for Individuals with Latex Allergies For applications where latex-allergens are a concern, like the medical and surgical industry, many product manufacturers have made the switch to non-latex alternatives like...

Every Procurement Manager’s Nightmare

Every Procurement Manager’s Nightmare The Advantage of a Domestic Supply Chain This Wall Street Journal headline said it all: The Suez Canal crisis has sent shipping lines scrambling for alternatives. On March 23, the Suez Canal was blocked by a 200,000-ton cargo...

Meet Durrell Jenkins

Durrell Jenkins, a KEP team member for over 2 years, currently works as a custom dipping operator at our Kent facility. Durrell is the jack of all trades! He held a position as a dip room operator, then an extrusion operator, before assuming his current role. Durrell...