Modifying Our Assembly Process

To ensure the quality of our products and reduce the potential for particulate in the assembly room at our Mogadore facility, we put together a Kaizen team to focus on improvements related specifically to cardboard debris. In the process of making these improvements,...

Efficient and Consistent Manufacturing

During the process of manufacturing natural rubber latex tubing, numerous defects can occur. So, it’s important to have an organized system for identifying and communicating defects to ensure we manufacture high-quality products efficiently and consistently....

How Do We Measure Up?

Though it might be too small to see, the micro-precision of our manufacturing processes help ensure the consistency and accuracy that are vital for our customers’ products. From the medical and surgical industry to food and beverage and beyond, KEP manufactures...

Developing “Lean Line”

With our latex tubing processing area being the largest square foot department in KEP’s Winesburg facility, it’s important to continually assess its processes to ensure they are as lean as they can be. In a recent Kaizen, we put together a team to do just...

Reducing Double Handling

KEP is always looking for ways to increase the efficiency of our lean manufacturing and help cut costs for our customers. We went to work for one of our medical and surgical industry customers to find ways to reduce waste and further streamline our manufacturing...