AboutKent Elastomer Products
Kent Elastomer Products, Inc. (KEP), a subsidiary of Meridian Industries, Inc., was founded in 1960. We are a leading U.S. solutions provider for the global medical market, as well as dental, food and beverage, sports and recreation, laboratory, and industrial markets worldwide.
KEP’s 6-decade success story has expanded from American-made natural rubber latex tubing to high-quality thermoplastic and PVC tubing, dip-molded products, and non-latex Free-Band® tourniquets. We provide prototype expertise and guidance, packaging solutions, and on-time delivery that keep a wide range of industries moving and growing.
KEP emphasizes continuous improvement, lean leadership training and communication. We stand alone as the only manufacturer of natural rubber latex tubing in the United States.
Our headquarters, latex and custom-dip operations are located in Kent, Ohio. Extrusion operations are located in Mogadore, Ohio. Assembly, quality and shipping operations are located in Winesburg, Ohio.
A Message from the President
Building upon the experience of our company and our talented team, KEP has earned our reputation as a leader in the thermoplastic, PVC and natural rubber latex tubing and dip molding industry.
Founded in 1960, we value our longstanding tradition of the highest quality and the best customer service. Our core value of continuous improvement drives us to constantly raise the bar and incrementally improve in everything we do. It is in our DNA.
Whether you are a new or longtime customer, count on our team to provide you with solutions to your problems when you need it and to your complete satisfaction. That is the Kent Elastomer promise.
Kent Elastomer Products, Inc.