Key Technology

Process automation technologies

Key Technology, founded in 1948, is the trusted partner to over 3,100 customers in 81 countries, and the premiere choice for the most comprehensive source of digital sorting, conveying and process automation technologies for food processors around the world.

The Company develops and manufactures automated digital sorting systems and integrates them with our advanced material handling technologies to provide complete solutions for processors of food and other processed products. Our digital sorting solutions utilize a wide array of sensor technologies, including multi-spectral lasers, color and infrared cameras, and hyperspectral technology. Sensor data is analyzed through specialized processing applications, leveraging our proprietary software and algorithms. This data is used to intelligently identify and remove defects and foreign materials, and manage product characteristics to maximize customer product quality and increase their process yields. As a global leader, Key is committed to continually advancing customers’ efficiencies and profits through complete solutions and efficient innovations. With Key Technology, you have the ultimate partner of choice working with you to advance your business. The European market is served from its R&D, Sales and production facilities in both Belgium and the Netherlands. Additionally, for the Italian market Key Technology works closely together with Boema. A publicly-held company, Key’s stock trades on The NASDAQ Global Market under the symbol KTEC. Key is also an ISO-9001 certified company.

Decades of engineering experience combined with continued R&D has made Key Technology the global reference in vibratory conveying. It’s industry-proven vibratory conveying technologies provide unequalled performance for consistency, durability and handling of difficult product applications in more than 25,000 installations worldwide.

All of our processing and preparation products are designed and engineered to enhance your product’s quality, safety, yield, and profitability. They include air cleaners, air coolers, graders, sizers, washers, and dryers, and help food processors meet precise quality and appearance specifications for maximum shelf appeal of food products.

Processors around the world depend on Key Technology for sorting excellence. Our experience in product handling, imaging, sorting intelligence and process engineering ensures your products are of the highest quality. Our automated digital sorting systems replace manual inspection and less advanced optical sorters, bringing laser and color vision, intelligent selection, split-second defect removal, and reliable good-product recovery to food processing plants.

Key's commitment to customer satisfaction drives our aftermarket and support programs, including upgrades, replacement parts, contract service and protection plans, RemoteMD™ web-based monitoring, diagnostics and access, application testing, and training.

Integrated Solutions Group
Key's Integrated Solutions Group (ISG) offers custom engineering of integrated processing lines, custom equipment design and procurement, alliances with third-party suppliers, complete turn-key solutions, project management, and equipment installation and commissioning.

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