IQS Newsroom Featured Profile: McKey Perforating Company, Inc.

by Amy Harris, IQS Editor


Good quality manufacturing is simply not enough for industry leader McKey Perforating Company. Rather, this reputable company is confident enough to claim they offer “perforation perfected”. If company growth is anything to go by, their bold statement is spot on. Headquartered in New Berlin, Wisconsin, with a recently expanded branch in Tennessee, McKey is a contract manufacturer and global supplier of perforated metals and laser-welded perforated tubes. Industries as diverse as construction, automotive, food processing and commercial laundry all benefit from the high quality products and services offered by McKey. With experience in the metal working field dating back 150 years, the team at McKey brings a wealth of knowledge and skill to its everyday operations. Woman-owned and operated, and a founding member of the standard setting Industrial Perforating Association, McKey maintains strict quality standards in all aspects of business.

The company’s commitment to outstanding customer service and product quality is guaranteed with its Circle of Assurance™ – pledging to provide practical and cost-effective solutions to its clients. Architectural perforated metals, aluminum, stainless steel, copper and brass sheets are among the products offered by McKey. The 75,000 square foot manufacturing headquarters recently underwent a lean manufacturing process to improve the work flow and efficiency of operations, further evidencing McKey’s commitment to providing the best service possible. Innovation, teamwork and continuous improvement remain underlying features of every company process.

McKey recognizes the growing need for materials used in industrial activity to be both functional and sustainable, and sees perforated metals as an ideal solution to this. The trend towards green products and sustainable practices will utilize more perforated metals, especially in industries such as architectural that require not only functionality, but also aesthetic appeal. Perforated metals are a highly versatile field, and with a manufacturer as experienced as McKey at hand, there are limitless options to the product possibilities. As many markets are beginning to show signs of economic recovery, McKey is confident in further company growth and anticipates increased sales and global influence in the years ahead.