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An alumnus of Kent State University, Kent Winter graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering. Over the last 25 years, Kent Winter has established his business, Winter Equipment Company, Inc., as one of top manufacturers of snowplows and construction machinery in North America. With multiple patents for snowplow wear parts, Kent Winter operates with a focus on innovation, supplying customers with cutting-edge, cost-effective solutions. Maintaining a vast inventory, Kent Winter and his staff continually strive to meet every customer’s needs. The Winter PlowGuard, one of Kent Winter’s many contributions to the industry, can prolong blade life by up to 400 percent. Kent Winter also sells a total wear part kit for this product, simplifying the ordering process with only one part number. Whenever a customer contacts Winter Equipment Company, Inc., one of Kent Winter’s expert salespeople provides a detailed assessment and recommends the ideal combination of products as well as step-by-step instructions for assembly. With both technical expertise and exemplary customer service skills, Kent Winter and his staff also provide assistance with maintenance issues. Involved in his community, Kent Winter supports a number of charity organizations, including United Way Worldwide and The Salvation Army. In his recreational time, Kent Winter participates in activities for The Northern Ohio Region Porsche Club of America, an organization for Porsche enthusiasts with more than 600 members. Kent Winter resides in Willoughby, Ohio, where maintains active membership in The Cleveland Foundation.

Work experience

Jan 1985Present

Founder & President

Winter Equipment Company


Jan 1973Jun 1978


Kent State