Kem Krest continually strives for excellence and takes pride in our commitment to the quality in the services we provide and in the processes we use to deliver those services. We strive for excellence in all aspects of business and believe the certifications earned help better meet our customer’s needs. Kem Krest, a minority owned company since 2008, is a Corporate Plus member with the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC). By adopting and following the standards listed below, we are able to meet and exceed expectations. 

Certifications List

ISO 9001
A quality management standard that provides guidance and tools for companies who want to ensure that their products and services consistently meet customer's requirements, and that quality is consistently improved.

ISO 14001
An environmental standard that provides practical tools for companies looking to manage their environmental responsibilities.

IATF 16949
A technical specification for automotive sector quality management systems harmonizing the different assessment and certification systems in the global automotive supply chain.

The IMSDC is an affiliate of the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC), and one of 36 regional councils operating in the United States. The IMSDC was created by the Indianapolis business community in the mid ’70s to address and support minority business development.

The National Minority Supplier Development Council, Inc. (NMSDC) provides a direct link between corporate America and minority-owned businesses. NMSDC is one of the country's leading business membership organizations. It was chartered in 1972 to provide increased procurement and business opportunities for minority businesses of all sizes.

Joint Certification Program is required by the US Department of Defense (DoD) and the Canadian Department of National Defense (DND)

International Air Transport Association certification ensures that industry professionals are able to keep up with the constantly evolving challenges of a number of critical air transport sectors.

The U.S. Government requires all manufacturers, exporters, and brokers of defense articles, defense services or related technical data to be International Traffic in Arms Regulations Certified.


Kem Krest has been recognized as a proven industry leader - the largest corporations in the world trust us with the responsibility of managing their inventory and distribution.

Recognitions & Awards

GM Supplier of the Year Award: 2012, 2014 & 2021
This award recognizes the significant contributions of GM’s suppliers as part of the company's global product and performance achievement. The winners represent GM’s view of the best the automotive industry has to offer in innovative technology, superior quality, outstanding launch support, crisis management and competitive total enterprise cost solutions.

Top Minority Owned Business
DiversityBusiness.com recognizes the top 500 diversity-owned businesses in the U.S., in sectors such as technology, manufacturing, food service and professional services.

Inc. 500 | 5000
The Inc. 500|5000 Award recognizes the 5000 fastest-growing, privately held companies in America.

Indiana Companies to Watch
Indiana Companies to Watch celebrates high-performing, second-stage companies in the state. Known for their performance in the marketplace, innovative products, unique processes or philanthropic actions, these companies represent a wide range of industries from all corners of Indiana.

BKD Indiana Excellence Award
The BKD Indiana Excellence Awards program recognizes business excellence, rewarding organizations that demonstrate a commitment to business excellence through improvement of a product, service or business practice. The program is founded on the concept that improving business improves Indiana, making it a better place to live, work and play.

Quality Policy:
Kem Krest is committed to meeting the requirements of our ISO 9001 and IATF 16949 certifications, along with the continual improvement of our quality management system and the products and services we provide. We strive to exceed customer expectations by dedicating our resources to continual improvement of customer service, on-time, error-free shipments, and fiscal responsibility.

Environmental Policy:
Kem Krest considers the safety and protection of its employees, the surrounding community and the environment. Kem Krest will achieve environmental objectives and targets by striving to lessen the negative impact on the environment. Kem Krest is committed to continual improvement, pollution prevention and compliance with all applicable environmental laws, regulations and other requirements to which Kem Krest subscribes.