Kent Featured at White House “Made in America” Event
Washington, DC – Gage Kent and Jimmy Kent represented Kent at the “Made in America” product showcase at the White House on July 23, 2018.
The Muscatine, Iowa-based company was invited to join President Trump and Vice President Pence in celebrating the importance of manufacturing, economic growth, and jobs for American workers.
“The Kent brand has been providing research-driven, high-quality nutrition that sets industry standards for feeding America’s livestock for generations. When my grandfather started the company, he established a reputation for high-quality animal nutrition products that we continue today,” said Gage Kent, Chairman and CEO of Kent Corporation. “It is a proud moment for all of us at Kent to reflect back on 90 years of leadership in the industry, and be asked to participate in today’s White House event representing both Iowa and agriculture.”
Kent was the only Iowa company invited and the only agricultural company featured at this year’s “Made in America” event. The event showcases companies from each of the 50 states and highlights their efforts and commitment to American-made goods.
Kent is one of the animal nutrition master brands produced by Kent Nutrition Group (KNG), a leading manufacturer of quality feeds throughout the Midwest and East.
KNG delivers the highest quality animal nutrition based on a long-standing tradition of progressive innovation and dedication to livestock, equine and pet owners. KNG is a division of Kent Corporation, a family-owned, American company founded in Iowa in 1927. KNG was formed to bring out the best in two highly successful regional feed brands — Kent in the Midwest and Blue Seal in the East. The Kent and Blue Seal brands are dedicated to providing quality animal nutrition that you can trust — guaranteed.
Kent Corporation, a privately-owned company, employs nearly 2,000 people throughout its 23 locations across 13 states. Kent Corporation’s family of companies includes Kent Nutrition Group, Grain Processing Corporation, Kent Pet Group, and Kent Precision Foods Group, serving customers in the U.S. and globally in over 60 countries. www.kentww.com