Kevin Havre profile picture

Kevin Havre

Bio: Based in Matthews’ Wilsonville, Oregon office, Kevin Havre is a global product manager for Matthews Marking Systems where he is focused on aligning products with customer needs and driving business strategies for key products and industries. Prior to joining Matthews, he served as a product line manager for Mobile Technologies, Inc. (MTI) with a focus on mobility products. He previously spent more than 10 years at Intel in various product management and strategic planning roles. Additional career stops have included Media Ring, Hewlett Packard and SAVO Electronics. He studied computer science at Oregon State and Washington State universities. In the winter months, you’ll often find him rescuing stranded or injured skiers from the slopes of Oregon’s Mt. Hood where he volunteers as member of the local ski patrol.
Posts by Kevin Havre
Engineered lumber and OSB with markings featured image

Engineered Wood Leadership

By calendar-icon

Matthews Showcases Wood Industry Leadership at APA Annual Meeting The APA Annual Meeting and the EWTA’s Info Fair held recently in Miami, Florida felt like “old home week” for many of us at Matthews Marking Systems. It was a chance to connect with our many customers and partners across the engineered wood industry and to…

Read More
Metal and wood building featured image

METALCON 2022 Show Report

By calendar-icon

Metal building products gain traction as sustainable, weather resistant alternative With global warming creating havoc from Florida to California, one building material stands out from the rest when it comes to coping with extreme weather. This material holds up well against fire, heavy wind and rain, it’s less expensive to install and maintain, and it’s…

Read More
METALCON 2022 image event blurb

Metal Industry Trends

By calendar-icon

Metal manufacturers and fabricators adapt to changing times   As the post COVID-19 era drags on, the metal fabrication and manufacturing industries continue to be impacted by ongoing uncertainty across the economy. The forces having the greatest impact on the industry are arguably the global supply chain disruption and acute, persistent labor shortages.    With the METALCON…

Read More
Matthews booth staff at ITEC 2022

Center Stage at ITEC 2022

By calendar-icon

Sustainability Takes Center Stage at Tire Industry Expo in Akron The recent International Tire Exposition and Conference (ITEC) 2022 and Tire Society’s 41st Annual Conference held in Akron, Ohio showcased the progress the tire industry is making on becoming more sustainable while delivering economic value and innovation. As a long-time partner to the tire industry,…

Read More