Automotive metal stamping requires extreme precision and attention to detail. With three full-service manufacturing locations, we possess the latest technologies and skills to achieve even the most challenging tolerance windows. Combined, our shops contain over 175 metal-stamping machines. All of our dies are engineered in-house to ensure high-quality cuts.
We first started serving the automotive industry in 1971. Today, nearly every car in North America has at least one Keats part in its assembly.
Keats parts can be found inside the following automotive components and more:
- Fuel System
- Front Air Dam Control
- Oil Pump
- Air Filter Housing
- Steering Wheel
The communications industry relies on a host of machine parts to operate smoothly. In addition to user end products, the communication industry has many infrastructure parts that depend on machined components. Our shops are capable of delivering high-quality parts at reasonable prices.
Metal stamping has emerged as a popular solution for many telecom clients. The process is highly automated, which allows for large production runs that can be completed quickly. Metal stamping can be used to create components for the following devices:
- Intercom systems
- Base transceiver stations
- Cell phones
- Circuit switch systems
- Transmission lines
- Wireless and landline infrastructure equipment
- Processing systems
Construction and housing industries rely on components made from metal stamping. This includes every sector of construction: residential, commercial, industrial, research, and government.
In the construction field, long-lasting stamped metal parts are essential to the integrity of the structure. Parts used in construction will endure challenging conditions that can cause rust and corrosion in poorly made parts. At Keats, we understand the importance of durability and longevity, and we have perfected our abilities over the years to allow us to craft dependable metal-stamped parts for construction applications.
Metal stamping is used to create:
- Industrial switches
- Power tools
- Hose clamps
- Panel fastening systems
- Custom assemblies
- Fuse clips
- Fuse boxes
- Heat sinks
- Lighting components
Medical / Medical Devices
Safe and effective medical devices rely on high-precision, biocompatible components that are free of defects and contaminants. The life-preserving devices assist medical professionals in diagnosing, treating, and preventing injury and illness, and as such must be manufactured following rigorous industry standards.
- Surgical devices and equipment
- Pump and motor components
- Temperature probes
- Connectors, couplings, and fittings
- Implants and prosthetics
- Equipment housings & sleeves
In order to reach your home or business, electricity must weave its way through the complex power grid. Effective electrical distribution is required for end users to utilize electrical services reliably.
Keats parts play a critical role in electrical distribution throughout the entire electrical grid. We are capable of manufacturing complex components that are needed throughout the distribution process. We understand that quality is important, and that’s why our tooling comes with a lifetime warranty.
We offer a large variety of parts for circuit breakers, power meters, switches and other electrical distribution products, including:
- Ground straps
- Heat sinks
- Bus bars
- Fan blades
- Socket jaws
Small metal stamped parts play a significant role in the functionality of larger appliances and systems. While many manufacturers are capable of producing these small components, few can match our level of quality.
Keats Manufacturing has been a leader in appliance metal-stamped parts since 1958. Our clients never need to worry about our capabilities or quality. Our stamped metal components are found in countless appliances, including:
- Garbage disposals
- Automatic garage doors
- HVAC units
- Security systems
- Water heaters
- Pool filtration systems and pumps
- Irrigation systems
Defense and military equipment relies on metal stamped components that are often more complex than other industries. These components also have high standards for quality and reliability. Additionally, military and defense components often come with additional administrative challenges that aren’t found with civilian clients.
Keats Manufacturing is capable of meeting these demands. We have already provided components to military clients and are familiar with the unique regulatory compliance obligations.
We can manufacture:
- Lead Frames
- Wire and Cable Connectors
- And more
Renewable and sustainable energy is one of the fastest-growing sectors in the world. As the global public and governments around the world demand the adoption of green energy, the sector is expected to continue this pattern of growth. This dramatic growth has created a strong demand for specialized components that can be used for wind, solar, geothermal, and many other clean energy sources.
Keats Manufacturing is a leading provider of complex components related to the clean energy sector. Our shops are capable of manufacturing:
- Terminals and Contacts
- Solar panel Wiring Systems
- Brackets and Clips
- Fan Blades
- Solar Trackers
- Grounding Straps and Busbars
- Inserts and Retainers
- Covers, Sleeves, and Bushings
- Shields, Plates, and Cases
- Heat Sinks
- Clamps, Washers, and Springs
We understand that some businesses don’t fit into an easily categorized industry. Rest assured, we are capable of manufacturing components with obscure specifications. Our engineering team can take a consultative approach to help design custom components for countless applications. Our sophisticated machinery and knowledgeable employees allow Keats to complete jobs of any size. We can complete just about any custom job related to metal stamping, wire forms, or assemblies.
Aerospace components must comply with some of the strictest regulations and rules for manufacturing. Upholding regulatory compliance standards with precise measurements and tight tolerances is critical to ensure the safety of passengers and personnel.
Keats Manufacturing has risen to the challenge, and we hold some of the highest certifications related to aerospace parts manufacturing. This includes ISO certification, approval to manufacture parts for military aircraft, and adherence to the Restriction of Hazardous Substances directive (RoHS).
Our shops have industry-leading specialty equipment:
- Computer-Aided Design (CAD)/Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAM) Software
- Electrical Discharge Machining (EDM)
- Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Machining
- Four-Slide/Multi-Slide Stamping Press
Work With Keats Manufacturing
Keats Manufacturing is a trusted source for wire forms, small metal stampings, and assemblies. Our shops are equipped with the most sophisticated machining equipment, allowing us to produce high-quality components at competitive prices. We have many custom-made dies that can’t be found from any other manufacturer.
Our engineers and automated systems collect data throughout the manufacturing process allowing us to complete fast and reliable final testing before delivery. Our entire company is designed to meet our primary goal: customer satisfaction.