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Keats Opens Stamping Plant in Queretaro, Mexico

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Keats Manufacturing has opened a new manufacturing plant in El Marques, Queretaro, Mexico, the third manufacturing plant under the Keats corporate umbrella. It will operate under the name Keats de Mexico and manufacture complex precision metal stampings, wire forms and assemblies for the automotive, electrical-distribution, medical, electronics, appliance and home-automation industries. The building is approximately 15,000 sq. ft. and will employ 15-20 people. Total investment will be approximately $1 million, according to company officials.

Keats Manufacturing was established in 1958 in Chicago, IL, and currently operates 180 production machines and employs 175 people in its three plants in Wheeling, IL, El Paso, TX, and the new plant in Mexico.

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