Lean Journey Part 2 - Kent Elastomer Products

Our Lean Years are Our Best Years

Lean Creates a Culture of Success That Benefits Our Team and Customers

Excerpted from Part 2 of a 3-part series on the business benefits of Lean by Bob Oborn, President of KEP

KEP was challenged to contain costs and keep processes organized. I’d read about Lean Manufacturing in trade publications. With the encouragement of KEP’s then-president Murray Van Epp, I attended a 3-day seminar in Michigan that included tours of pristine factories that made my jaw drop. Everything was in place. It looked so efficient. I thought, if this is Lean, then I can’t wait to get started. This is exactly what KEP needs.

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