Keats Opening New Metal Manufacturing Facility in Mexico

Keats Manufacturing has come a long way since our founding in 1958. Starting out with just three employees at our original location in Northwest Chicago, we now have a team in the triple digits, and we’ve just added our third manufacturing plant. We’re very proud to announce the opening of our Keats de Mexico facility.

Capabilities

mexico-facThe new Keats facility in El Marques, Querétaro, will offer full metal manufacturing services, all backed by our original company promise of precision, quality, and performance. Our services here will include:

  • High-volume multi-slide and four-slide precision metal stamping
  • Precision metal bending
  • Punching
  • Forming
  • Small precision progressive die stamping, from 35-150 tons
  • Complex and precision tool and die maintenance and manufacturing

At this location, we’ll produce cost-efficient stamped parts for a wide range of industries, including automotive, aerospace, electrical, and construction.

Quality

Our new facility stands by our old values, which we take into consideration in everything we do; backed by almost six decades of experience, we work to obtain the highest level of quality for every project, every time. To ensure optimal quality, we fully comply with the following professional certification standards:

  • ISO 9001
  • TS 16949
  • ISO 14001

Our robust quality management system, in effect at both of our U.S. plants, will be adapted specifically for this new facility, as we work from day one to build an operations history that will allow us to obtain the above certifications for this location as we do in our other 2 facilities.

Floor Plan and Facility

The 15,000-square-foot production space at Keats de Mexico is outfitted with top-of-the-line machinery to handle all types of jobs, no matter how complex. In addition to a full tool and die shop, we’ll have the following metal fabrication machines on the floor:

  • Eight production machines
  • Four four-slide machines
  • Four progressive die presses

Keats and the Future of Manufacturing

With approximately $2.5 million in new annual business ahead, we can’t wait to start a busy first year at Keats de Mexico, which will be producing nearly 50 million parts per year. To learn more about our new facility, check out keatsmx.com today.

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