Skip to main content
U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock ( ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

Former Advisory Board Member: Fred P. Keller


fred keller image

Term Expired March 2012

Cascade Engineering is a leading multi business manufacturer in the renewable energy, automotive, industrial, and recycling industries, primarily with plastic injection molded products. A materials engineer by training, Fred Keller founded the Company in 1973. The Company's industry recognition includes the Society for Human Resource Management's top 10 "Best Medium Companies to Work for in America"; the White House's Ron Brown Award for Corporate Leadership; and Goodwill Industries' "Employer of the Year" award, and Chrysler's "Technology Role Model" award. In 2004, he was named to the U.S. Department of Commerce Manufacturing Advisory Council and served for 2 years as Chair before retiring in 2011. He is also the recipient of a "Distinguished Service Award" from the National Governors Association. A Grand Rapids native, he earned a B.S degree from Cornell and a master of business management from Renssalaer Polytechnic Institute.


For General Information

  • MEP Headquarters
    (301) 975-5020
    100 Bureau Drive, M/S 4800
    Gaithersburg, MD 20899-4800
Created May 31, 2016, Updated March 30, 2023