Keats Manufacturing Company has three full-service, state-of-the-art facilities to better serve our customers and their needs.


Founded in 1958, Keats Manufacturing is headquartered in Wheeling, Illinois. Our Keats Southwest facility is located in El Paso, Texas. Keats de Mexico is located in Querétaro, México. All three locations utilize advanced technology and innovative machinery to successfully serve our customers’ custom small metal stamping, wire form and assembly requirements.

No matter the complexity or order size of your project, no matter the location, we are fully capable of delivering to final products of the highest possible quality at affordable prices on time, every time.

Contact us today to learn more about our facilities and how we can fulfill your custom metal stamping, wire form and assembly needs. We look forward to working with you.

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Equipment List

  • KEATS MANUFACTURING

    Keats Manufacturing (Wheeling, IL).

    Four-Slide / Multi-Slide Equipment

    Machine Raw Material Feed Length Max. Wire Max. Diameter Raw Material Thickness Max Raw Material Width Max Quantity Equipement Details
    #00 Nilson 3.000″ 0.040 0.015″ 0.440″ 6 Fourslide
    #00 US Baird 4.200″ 0.030″ 0.010″ 0.380″ 3 Fourslide with Single Press Capability
    #0 Nilson 6.000″ 0.060″ 0.020″ 1.000″ 3 Fourslide
    #1 US Baird 6.500″ 0.080″ 0.020″ 0.750″ 4 Fourslide
    #700 Nilson 3.300″ 0.030″ 0.015″ 0.370″ 3 Fourslide
    #700L Nilson 3.300″ n/a 0.015″ 0.440 3 Fourslide with Single Press Capability
    #751 Nilson 3.000 n/a 0.015 0.750 7 Fourslide with Double Press Capability
    S1F Nilson 8.000″ 0.080″ 0.030″ 1.250″ 6 Fourslide with Single Press Capability
    S2F Nilson 10.000″ 0.120″ 0.040″ 1.500″ 3 Fourslide with Single Press Capability
    S3F Nilson 15.000″ 0.180″ 0.060″ 2.000″ 1 Fourslide with Single Press Capability
    752 Nilson 8.000″ n/a 0.040″ 1.500″ 5 Symmetrical Slide with Double Press Capability
    28MS US Baird 8.000″ 0.120″ 0.040″ 1.500″ 13 Multislide with Double Press Capability
    33MS US Baird 12.000″ 0.150″ 0.090″ 2.500″ 10 Multislide with Double Press Capability
    35MS US Baird 13.000″ 0.150″ 0.090″ 3.000″ 2 Multislide with Double Press Capability
    Z 200 Finzer 7.800″ 0.040″ 0.020″ 1.250″ 1 KMW machine / used for a dedicated job
    # 1500 Wunsch 5.900″ n/a 0.020″ 2.500″ 4 Horizontal Progressive Slide Forming
    # 2000 Wunsch 4.000″ n/a 0.015″ 1.500″ 1 Horizontal Progressive Slide Forming

    Punch Press / Progressive Die Equipment

    Machine Specs Raw Material Thickness Max. Raw Material Width Max (Inches) Stroke (Inches) Die Size Max (Inches) Quantity SPM
    15 T Minster/Perkins 0.062″ 1.500″ 14 x 24 0.440″ 1 150-700
    30 T Bruderer HS 0.062″ 4.000″ 1.570″ 11 x 13 2 0-800
    30 T Minster 0.040″ 3.000″ 2.000″ 10 x 36 1
    32 T Minster/Federal 0.045″ 2.250″ 2.500″ / 3.000″ 16 x 32 2 0-200
    45 T Stamtec/V   O/Bliss 0.045″ / 0.060″ 5.100″ 2.000″ / 3.000″ 20 x 27 4 80-300
    60 T Minster 0.125″ 10.000″ 3.000″ 24 x 36 2 80-240
    100 T Minster 0.156″ 3.000″ 3.000″ 1
    100 T Minster 0.156″ 12.000″ 5.000″ 1
  • KEATS SOUTHWEST

    Keats Southwest (El Paso, TX).

    Four-Slide / Multi-Slide Equipment

    Machine Raw Material Feed Length Max. Wire Max. Diameter Raw Material Thickness Max Raw Material Width Max Quantity Equipement Details
    #0 Nilson 6.000″ 0.060″ 0.020″ 1.000″ 1 Fourslide
    #1 US Baird 6.500″ 0.080″ 0.020″ 0.750″ 2 Fourslide
    S1F Nilson 8.000″ 0.080″ 0.030″ 1.250″ 4 Fourslide with Single Press Capability
    S2F Nilson 10.000″ 0.120″ 0.040″ 1.500″ 3 Fourslide with Single Press Capability
    752 Nilson 8.000″ n/a 0.040″ 1.500″ 2 Symmetrical Slide with Double Press Capability
    28MS US Baird 8.000″ 0.120″ 0.040″ 1.500″ 17 Multislide with Double Press Capability
    33MS US Baird 12.000″ 0.150″ 0.090″ 2.500″ 6 Multislide with Double Press Capability
    35MS US Baird 13.000″ 0.150″ 0.090″ 3.000″ 1 Multislide with Double Press Capability
    Z 200 Finzer 7.800″ 0.040″ 0.020″ 1.250″ 1 KMW machine / used for a dedicated job

    Punch Press / Progressive Die Equipment

    Machine Specs Raw Material Thickness Max. Raw Material Width Max (Inches) Stroke (Inches) Die Size Max (Inches) Quantity SPM
    15 T Minster/Perkins 0.062″ 1.500″ 14 x 24 0.440″ 1 150-700
    30 T Bruderer HS 0.062″ 4.000″ 1.570″ 11 x 13 2 0-800
    32 T Minster/Federal 0.045″ 2.250″ 2.500″ / 3.000″ 16 x 32 1 0-200
    35 T Komatsu / Bliss 1.570″ 15 x 27 2 120 – 240
    35 T Perkins 0.045″ 3.000″ 10.000″ 16 x 34 1 80-150
    37 T V   O 0.045″ 3.000″ 10.000″ 18 x 24 1 80-150
    45 T Stamtec/V   O/Bliss 0.045″ / 0.060″ 5.100″ 2.000″ / 3.000″ 20 x 27 1 80-300
    60T Bliss 0.105″ 6.000″ 2.000″ 24 x 32 1 100-180
    60 T Minster 0.125″ 10.000″ 3.000″ 24 x 36 3 80-240
    75 T Minster 1
    90 T Aida 0.125″ 15.000″ 4.500″ 25 x 39 1 85-150
    100 T Bliss 0.125″ 8.000″ 4.000″ 30 x 48 1 80-150
    150 T Niagara 6.000″ 36 x 60 1
  • KEATS DE MEXICO

    Keats de México (Querétaro, México)

    Four-Slide / Multi-Slide Equipment

    Machine Raw Material Feed Length Max. Wire Max. Diameter Raw Material Thickness Max Raw Material Width Max Quantity Equipement Details
    #0 Nilson 6.000″ 0.060″ 0.020″ 1.000″ 1 Fourslide
    #1 US Baird 6.500″ 0.080″ 0.020″ 0.750″ 2 Fourslide
    S1F Nilson 8.000″ 0.080″ 0.030″ 1.250″ 3 Fourslide with Single Press Capability
    S2 Nilson 0.120″ 0.040″ 1.500″ 1

    Punch Press / Progressive Die Equipment

    Machine Specs Raw Material Thickness Max. Raw Material Width Max (Inches) Stroke (Inches) Die Size Max (Inches) Quantity SPM
    45 T Stamtec 0.080″ 6.000″ 1.540″ 17 x 28 1
    50 T L   J 2.500″ 1
    60 T Komatsu 0.080″ 8.000″ 4.700″ 21 x 35 1 60-180
    60 T Komatsu 0.080″ 8.000″ 3.500″ 21 x 36 1 75-100
    80 T Komatsu 0.100″ 8.000″ 3.900″ 23 x 39 1
    110 T Aida 0.125″ 6.000″ 7.000″ 24 x 42 1 30-65
    110 T Latinatek 0.125″ 7.000″ 7.000″ 25 x 70 1
    150 T Komatsu 0.125″ 8.000″ 7.870″ 31 x 49 1