About

Who We Are

Kendrick Plastics, headquartered in Grand Rapids, Michigan, is a leading supplier of decorative interior trim components and assemblies to the automotive industry. We are a customer-centric high integrity team. We design, engineer, and manufacture world-class products by uniquely blending innovation with discipline. Kendrick strives to continually be the first choice for decorative interior trim components and assemblies.

Culture

We are a passionate seasoned team of design, engineering, and manufacturing experts. Beyond our technical profiles, you’ll find a group of hard-working professionals that know great success is achieved when teams are rooted in trust and collaboration. We believe when team members are encouraged to be authentic, they offer their best ideas. It’s this combination of industry experience and our continuous drive for innovation that defines the Kendrick team.

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300,000 sq ft. Engineering & Manufacturing Facility

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50+ presses serving fully automated paint lines and assembly stations

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100% Certified
IATF/TS 16949

Leadership

Our customers’ expectations are met when our team members are given the proper tools and resources to be successful. Kendrick attracts talent who are intrinsically motivated and desire to continuously develop. Our leaders’ commitment and approach create a work environment that encourages team members to reach their full potential.

Sustainability

Kendrick is a 100% American owned and operated company headquartered in the West Michigan region of the United States. Our ownership and our team members live and work in the local and surrounding region and consider sustainability a top priority. We measure sustainability through the impact our business has on the health and safety of our team members and their families as well as the contributions to the communities in which we operate.

Partner

Interested In Working With Kendrick?

Kendrick Plastics is a growing company focused on world class design and manufacturing. We are always looking for like-minded customers, vendors and partners who share our vision for enhanced vehicle interiors.

Jennifer Johnson

President & CEO

Jennifer’s passion and energy leads Kendrick as a premier full-service supplier. She has over 20 years of industry experience starting in design engineering and product launch through finance, strategy and general management. Prior to joining Kendrick, Jennifer spent her career with companies like Johnson Controls, Intertec Systems and Yanfeng Automotive Interiors. Jennifer has a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Kettering University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Michigan.

Shaun Nelson

VP Operations & Engineering

Shaun has 25 years of leadership experience and product and process knowledge in the automotive interiors and seating. He has held numerous technical and operational leadership positions including, Global Chief Engineer, General Manager, and Vice President Operations. Shaun’s focus on continuous improvement, operational excellence, and engineering is leading Kendrick to be a top full-service supplier. Shaun has a Bachelor of Business Administration from Cleary University.