White Papers - Kent Elastomer Products

White Papers

KEP experts provide advice, insight and best practices for our industries in white papers and other resources. Learn more about our product innovation, research ideas and the all the ways KEP is dedicated to lean manufacturing of high quality products and other state-of-the-art efficiencies. 

Strategies for Successful Procurement Partnerships

Part 1: Trust and Character – The New Bottom Line in Procurement

Part 2: Know Your Supplier – How to Experience Transparency & Accountability

Part 3: Total Cost of Ownership – Unite Cross-Functional Teams

Part 4: Total Cost of Ownership – Determining True Product Cost

How Lean Benefits Our Employees, Our Customers and Led KEP to Industry Leadership

Part 1: Our Lean Years are Our Best Years

Part 2: Lean Creates a Culture of Success That Benefits Our Team and Customers

Part 3: Lean Benefits: Success in Community, Industry and Your Future

A Partner’s View of KEP’s Leadership Journey

Part 1: Improvement Requires a Shift in Thinking – and It Has to Begin at the Top

Part 2: Leadership Markers Help the Team Become Better Partners to Each Other – and to Clients

Part 3: Turning Best Practices Into a Strong Company Culture

Additional Whitepaper Resources

Innovative Alternatives for Silicone Shortages and Price Hikes