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Ken Johnson Remembrance

With sadness and grief, we share news of the sudden and unexpected passing of Ken Johnson, Vice President of InLine Engineers, A Gray Company. Ken started his career with InLine when he opened our Cincinnati Office in January 2009. He was the Director of the Cincinnati Office for 12 years before stepping into his role as Vice President of InLine Engineers.


“Ken Johnson was a man of great faith, a devoted husband – married to his beloved wife Tracy for 42 years, and a great friend to me and many others,” says Gregg Coleman, President of InLine Engineers, a Gray company. “His integrity, commitment to excellence and continuous improvement were evident in all that he pursued. He was an extraordinary person and will be dearly missed by his family, friends and coworkers.”


Ken had a long and distinguished career. Dedicating his career to problem solving as an engineering consultant, Ken and his teams have continuously delivered successful project results for the food industry over the years. Prior to InLine, Ken was an employee of Jacobs Engineering in various roles, including: Project Management, Engineering Manager, and Mechanical Engineer. Ken earned a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Cincinnati.

InLine Engineers is a Gray company.

InLine provides engineering, process improvement, and planning services for Food & Beverage leaders. In 2018, InLine joined the Gray family to complement its Food & Beverage offering. As a Gray company, we help customers transform their operations to maximize their ROI.