Kemlee purchased a Rotary Index Laser which will expand our laser cutting abilities to include various tubing, channel, angle iron and shapes.
Kemlee Board of Directors have elected Kendra Henderson corporate President and Kathy Pence corporate Secretary.
On Friday, June 1st, Kemlee Mfg. Inc. in Galena KS is celebrating their 30th anniversary with an employee lunch. Kemlee was established on June 1st, 1977 by Larry and Linda Edie of Joplin MO. The company is a custom stainless steel fabricator serving dealers across the country. In recent years, the company has diversified from their main product line of restaurant equipment fabrication by adding two laser machines which cut a variety of materials for local businesses and manufacturers.
Kemlee opened its door with four employees in a 6400 square foot building and has grown to more than 50 employees in a 40000 square foot facility. The Edies also own and operate KMI Metals and Allmetal Products Inc. in Joplin MO.
Kemlee Mfg. Inc. in Galena KS recently announced promotions of four employees:
Kendra Henderson was elected corporate vice president. She is a graduate of MSSU and has been with the company 17 years.
Rick Roberts was promoted to general manager. He has been with the company 22 years, overseeing our sales and engineering departments.
Kathy Pence was promoted to controller; additionally, she continues to serve as office manager. Mrs. Pence has been with the company 21 years.
Dan Lashley has been named sales/production manager. He has been with the company 14 years, previously working in our estimating and drafting departments.