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...

Improving Scheduling Processes

The last update to our process for scheduling natural rubber latex tubing production was in 2008 – but successful growth calls for continuous lean improvements. Due to the increasing demand for our natural rubber latex tubing products, we determined that our process...

Service You Can See – Crimped Tubing

Inferior tubing solutions crimping your style? Don’t worry, Curt has the perfect solution! Keep reading to discover how KEP’s Crimped Tubing is a better solution, one that won’t raise costs or prolong manufacturing schedules! Crimping our tubing is a...

Chest and Thoracic Tubing Solutions

A chest tube, also known as a chest drain or thoracic catheter, is a flexible plastic tube that is inserted through the chest wall during surgeries and other procedures to treat various medical conditions. Chest and thoracic tubes are commonly used to treat collapsed...

Reliable Products for Important Jobs

KEP is proud to manufacture a latex component of sonar buoys which is used to detect submarines. Pretty cool, right? In the Navy, sonar buoys, or “sonobuoys,” are dropped into the ocean from Undersea Warfare (USW) aircraft, helicopters, and shore stations to...