Paul Hutchings

Manufacturing in FocusThe Key to SuccessKeytronic

Manufacturing in Focus

The Key to Success


I spoke with Keytronic’s President and CEO Craig Gates on the phone from his Spokane office. He seems very proud of his company’s accomplishments – and why not? Keytronic is still expanding after all these years (it just celebrated its 50th anniversary), having just opened its newest location in Vietnam. On the same day, the company was selected as one of the top ten metal manufacturing services companies by a key industry publication, and its almost 900,000-square-foot manufacturing campus in Mexico is doing extremely well in PCBA, plastics, metal stamping, fabrication, powder-coating, painting, and full product assembly.


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