MUSCATINE, Iowa (July 28, 2020) — In response to COVID-19, Kent Corporation has been working a plan to ensure the health and well-being of our employees. Our Chairman and CEO Gage Kent explains our approach to the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM).Continue reading
MUSCATINE, Iowa (July 24, 2020) — Jack May, former President Emeritus of Kent Feeds, Inc., passed away at his home in California on Tuesday, June 23, 2020 leaving a lifelong legacy of devotion to his family, the Muscatine community and Kent Corporation. During his 42-year career with Kent Feeds and Kent Nutrition Group, Jack was an integral part of Kent Corporation’s history. Jack was a dedicated leader in the livestock industry as well as a loyal friend to all.Continue reading
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MUSCATINE, Iowa (May 19, 2020) — Kent Corporation, headquartered in Muscatine,Iowa, is honored to have been selected as a 2020 US Best Managed Company. Sponsored by Deloitte Private and The Wall Street Journal, the US Best Managed Companies program is a mark of excellence worldwide and recognizes private-company success based on strategy, execution, culture and financials.Continue reading
MUSCATINE, Iowa (April 29, 2020) — In these uncertain times, Kent Corporation is working closely with local non-profit partners to address critical issues such as job loss and food insecurity, which is currently impacting so many of our friends and neighbors.
In collaboration with the Salvation Army, United Way and MCSA, beginning today, Wednesday, April 29, Kent Corporation’s in-house kitchen staff will prepare nearly 300 meals every Wednesday and Friday to be distributed to food-insecure families and individuals in its hometown of Muscatine, Iowa.Continue reading
The Future Ready Iowa program seeks to teach Muscatine High School students
MUSCATINE, Iowa (February 24, 2020) — Kent Corporation is partnering with a group of Muscatine High School students through an Iowa clearinghouse for work-based learning project, part of Future Ready Iowa. The state-wide program seeks to connect students and employers through shared projects that give students professional experience.
“Kent is thrilled to be part of this work-based learning project with high school students in our home community,” said Carol Reynolds, Corporate Spokesperson for Kent Corporation. “It’s an opportunity for us to partner with youth and hopefully be a small part of exposing students to great jobs that exist not only across the state of Iowa, but right here in their hometown.”
Kent Corporation’s Enterprise Innovation team is working alongside Denise Hillman, a Vocational Education Instructional Coach at Muscatine High School (MHS). For the project, students will survey their classmates on their perceptions of plant-based meat alternatives.Continue reading