Category Archives: Kemper News

Think About a New, Exciting Career with Aggregate Industry Jobs.

Are you feeling stagnation at your current job and frustrated with the lack of mobility? Are you looking for something new and exciting with the possibility of growth over the next few years? Look into aggregate industry jobs! The aggregate industry has done well despite many challenges faced in the last few years with the pandemic and the fluctuating economy. Predictions from industry experts also imply that you can expect this industry to continue to experience growth throughout 2023 and beyond.

This industry is highly productive and an excellent match for motivated people who seek job security and want to see their work help people in tangible ways. Without aggregate experts, there are no new construction buildings, asphalt repairs, or new driveways for homeowners. This industry touches lives in many ways; it’s an essential part of the global community.

At Kemper Equipment, we recognize the value in getting aggregates to where they belong quickly and effectively, which is why we are so dedicated to helping design and build productive systems for any aggregate producer or manufacturer. And if you’re wondering why you should choose a career in the aggregate industry, we are happy to give you some reasons!

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Success Story: How Kemper Helped a Local Construction Aggregate Producer Improve Production

At Kemper Equipment, we listen, consult, create, and solve problems for our valued clients in the aggregate processing and material handling industries.

Today’s blog post showcases one of our recent success cases to show you what improved production actually looks like in practice. Kemper recently custom-designed a new plant for a construction aggregate producer to remove operational bottlenecks and ultimately increase production and profitability. This is the story.

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Enhancing Our Industry By Sharing What We Know

We’ve had a busy fall season here at Kemper Equipment! Our usual work of designing, manufacturing, and supplying the best material handling equipment and solutions is more than enough to keep our team working hard every day, of course. But did you know that we are also dedicated to promoting our industry with knowledge sharing and education events for both professionals in our field and the next generation?

As we close out 2018, we wanted to take a look back at a couple of our favorite experiences from the past few months of getting out there and educating. If you missed our learning events this year, don’t worry – we have plenty more coming in 2019! Continue reading

Salt Mine Screen

Current project at a salt mine 1,400ft underground. Kemper Equipment supplied an 8×24 Terex Simplicity screen in pieces to fit down the mine shaft and Kemper’s Allen Snavely, a Terex Minerals Processing technician and our customer are building it piece – by – piece underground.


Screen for Salt
Screen for Salt

Kemper to Host APRIL Demos of the Hydro-Clean Wash Unit

Kemper Equipment will again host live demonstrations of the TYLER Hydro-Clean Wash Unit in action April 21 (Annville, PA) and April 23 (Slippery Rock, PA).

The Hydro-Clean wash unit sets a new standard in wash technology – efficiently cleaning your product while using less water and electric.

See the unit in action, talk with Kemper and Hydro-Clean representatives about your application, even bring your material to have it tested.  Choose the date and location that works best for you!

To register, contact Jill Cutter by April 15th: or CALL 610-273-2066

Kemper at NSSGA’s Show AGG1 in Baltimore This Week

Today is the last day of the AGG1 show in Baltimore, where Kemper Equipment participated as an exhibitor.  The show had record attendance and the Kemper sales, operations and engineering teams took advantage of education sessions, and meeting with Kemper customers and manufacturers.  We even met a long time parts customer from the Dominican Republic! Thanks to NSSGA for a great event.

Kemper booth at AGG1 show in Baltimore March 17-19
Director of Sales Chris Retter (R) meets with a customer at AGG1

Kemper booth at AGG1 in Baltimore March 17-19
Parts Manager Brad Madryzkowski talks with a customer at AGG1

Kemper booth at AGG1 in Baltimore March 17-19
Engineering Manager Aaron Becker, Design Engineer Vijay Patel and Sales Engineer Michael Beury

January 2015 Press Release

Kemper Equipment President Greg Donecker recently announced the addition of Chris Rettew as Sales Director. Rettew holds a B.S. Degree in Civil Engineering from Clarkson University and started his career at Penn Crusher in Broomall, PA. He brings over 25 years of experience in engineering and sales of quarry and mining equipment, including work for major global manufacturers. Rettew worked as a crushing and screening product manager for Sandvik (Svedala) for 18 years and most recently, worked for Metso the last 6 years on capital projects.

With his broad knowledge of applications, product line management and capital projects Rettew brings an understanding of material handling equipment and processes from construction aggregate to industrial minerals, specifically lime and mined ores. He will direct company sales strategies and head up Kemper Equipment’s sales team.

Donecker said, “I am excited to add Chris Rettew to the Kemper team. His vast experience in the industry as an application specialist will only enhance what we have to offer to producers in the aggregate and non-construction marketplace.”

Meet Chris Rettew when he joins the Kemper sales team at the AGG1 2015 Show (booth 1278) in Baltimore MD March 17-19, 2015.

New Territory Manager

Kemper Equipment is pleased to announce a great addition to the  team, our new Territory Manager Chris Dougherty, serving Philadelphia Region, New Jersey, Delaware and Maryland. Chris graduated from West Chester University and has 5 plus years of sales and customer service experience. He is a “local” – graduating from Ridley HS in Folsom, PA.

Chris replaces Mike Nelson and will serve Kemper customers in the Philadelphia region, NJ, DE and Maryland. Welcome Chris! To contact him, Call: 484-645-2936 or email: