Challenges…and all the details.

Greg Graham, KEP Director of Extrusion Operations, is ALL about the details. From answering capability questions to walking customers through the manufacturing process – Greg dives into the details to determine the most efficient and time-and-money saving solutions...

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 with KEP. Fun...

Meet Melanie Day

Melanie Day has been a team member at KEP for the long haul! Melanie first worked on the strip line at our Winesburg facility from 1991-2004. She then returned to KEP in 2019 and has been a line coach at Winesburg since. Melanie’s daily contributions to our...

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...

Big Picture Accountability

Cheri Thompson, Manager of Winesburg Operations, keeps everyone on task, making sure our business runs smoothly without interruption. Cheri not only keeps our team accountable, she’s always available – and employs an open-door policy with her Winesburg team. Cheri...

April Anniversaries

April showers bring May flowers – and a fresh batch of KEP team members celebrating anniversaries! This month we have a combined 193 years to celebrate, a HUGE number for a relatively small (but mighty) group of team members! We have two team members at our Winesburg...