Kinze's Core Values

How a company conducts itself in the business world starts at the top. In 1965, Jon Kinzenbaw founded the company on a set of core values. These core values have withstood the test of time and are the foundation of our culture. They are as relevant today as they were in 1965 and drive all business activities and decisions. 


We will conduct ourselves in the highest ethical manner in all relationships. Honesty, commitment, truth and honor are not just words; they are the governing Christian principles by which we conduct our business.


We are customer driven. There must be a sense of urgency on any matters related to our customers. Service and warranty are ahead of profit. Customers assure our future and drive our growth. We are in business as a result of the trust and loyalty of our customers.


We are committed to excellence. It must permeate our culture and every aspect of our activities. Each of us must make a maximum effort to provide a quality product that responds to and anticipates our customer needs. Our products must meet and exceed competition. Rather than asking, "Is it good enough?" we must ask, "How can we do it better?" The policies and procedures we implement will guide the management of our organization's crucial resources so we can remain profitable. Operational excellence will be achieved by working together as a team and diligently performing tasks in an exceptional manner. The quality of everything we do reflects on us and is essential for maintaining long-term relationships with our customers, suppliers and employees.


Innovation is critical to our success. Our workplace must be an environment where creativity and new ideas, consistent with our company direction, have the ability to reach their full potential. We welcome new challenges as opportunities for growth and must be able to react quickly to our customer needs.


Mutual respect is the ability to listen to and learn from everyone. We care about the professional and personal well-being of each member of Kinze Manufacturing, Inc. People are our greatest asset, and we will strive to exhibit care, concern and interest in those with whom we work and with whom we do business. Our work environment respects individual talents and provides opportunities for training, leadership development, professional growth and financial reward. A secure, highly motivated and well-trained workforce will thrive and enjoy the challenges of meeting our customer needs.