What Is Neoprene Used For?

What Is Neoprene? Neoprene is a durable polymer material with a somewhat spongy feel, made via the polymerization of chloroprene. It’s a synthetic alternative to natural rubber and is lauded for its durability and resilience, even in extreme conditions. Neoprene...

Made Here, Trusted Everywhere

“KEP’s customer service is a pleasure to work with and consistently helpful, and their products are outstanding! We acquired Kent as a supplier about 15 years ago. I am so thankful for KEP’s commitment to American manufacturing that helped us with our goal of an...

September 2022 Anniversaries

September 2022 Anniversaries Our September anniversaries are certainly something to talk about! While we love the exciting events fall brings – football games, bonfires, and the turning of leaves – nothing tops our talented team member anniversaries! Out of all the...

Meet Derek Dunn!

Meet Derek Dunn! Meet Derek Dunn, currently an Extrusion Operator at our Mogadore facility. Derek has been with KEP for three years, and over that time he’s worked a handful of other positions such as a Tender (general labor), a Utility Operator, and a Custom Dip...

Meet Melanie Pope!

Our Queen of Quality Meet Melanie Pope, a Custom Dip Inspector who has been with KEP for 33 years! In her previous years with us, she has worked in many areas including Stripline, Bulk, and Assembly. In her current position, she spends her days closely inspecting...