Key Technology, Inc.

Key Technology, Inc.

Key Technology, Inc.

Date Founded



150 Avery Street, Walla Walla, WA, 99362, USA

Type of Company


Employees (Worldwide)



Industrial Machinery & Manufacturing
Wholesale: Industrial Products & Manufacturing

Company Description

Key Technology Inc From headquarters in the USA, and facilities in The Netherlands, Australia and Mexico—Key circles the globe with automated process technology and innovations that assure quality, efficiency, and rapid return on investment. Key Basics We design, manufacture and market process automation systems for food and other industries. This technology integrates automated optical inspection systems, specialized conveyor systems, and processing/preparation systems, as well as research, development, and world-class engineering. Our served markets range from fruit, vegetables, potatoes, snacks, cereals, and meat, to tobacco, pet food, plastics, and pharmaceutical/nutraceutical manufacturing. Vision Systems Key’s automated sorting equipment replaces manual inspection and less advanced optical sorters, bringing color vision, intelligent selection, split-second defect removal, and reliable good-product recovery to the plant. Key’s advanced vision systems find and remove foreign material with cameras and laser sorting technology allowing processors to deliver the highest quality product to consumers. Vibratory Conveyor Systems Key changed noisy, damaging conveying into a quiet, smooth, efficient ride. Our Smart Shaker® line features Iso-Flo®, the industry flagship for specialized vibratory conveyors, with more than 25,000 installations worldwide and unequalled performance for handling specific applications and capacities. Further innovations provide continuous processing, increased control, and longer machine life, whether handling fruit, vegetables, snacks or poultry. Processing Systems Key helps processors meet precise quality and appearance specifications for maximum shelf appeal. The Farmco family of grading and food sizing equipment ensures consistency in whole and sliced fruits and vegetables. Quality Assurance Key Technology is ISO 9001-registered, certifying that our quality management system meets international standards for consistency in our products and services.

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Executives & Employees

Chief Executive Officer & Director


Chief Financial Officer, Secretary, Treasurer & Director

General Manager of Process Systems & Integrated Solutions Group

Senior Director of Global Operations

Senior Director of Aftermarket, North America & Intercontinental

Senior Director of Global Marketing & Latin America & Asia Sales

Senior Vice President of New Products & Business Development

Senior Vice President Finance

Senior Vice President of Global Sales

Board of Directors

President & Chief Executive Officer at Duravant LLC

Senior Vice President-Finance at Manitowoc Foodservice Cos. LLC

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Duravant LLC purchases Key Technology, Inc.

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Key Technology, Inc. purchases Visys NV

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Key Technology, Inc. purchases Proditec SAS

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