KEY TRONIC CORPORATION AWARDED
NEW CONTRACT WITH ONE OF THE WORLD'S LEADING
POWER EQUIPMENT COMPANIES
Program expected to have a significant impact on revenue and profit
Spokane Valley, WA- November 30, 2021 - Key Tronic Corporation (Nasdaq: KTCC), a provider of manufacturing and design engineering services, today announced that it expects to begin manufacturing in 2022 for one of the world's leading power equipment companies.
Key Tronic has been awarded the manufacturing, as well as the next generation design of an industry leading, innovative power equipment product. Initial production is expected to ramp in 2022 at the Key Tronic manufacturing campus in Juarez, Mexico. Once fully ramped, annual revenue could approach $80 million dollars.
"We are looking forward to the design and manufacturing expertise of Key Tronic to help accelerate introduction of new products, as well as enhance our ability to increase product availability to fulfill the anticipated overwhelming demand", said the CEO of Key Tronic's new customer.
"We are very excited to be working with a recognized leader in the power equipment industry," said Craig Gates, President and CEO of Key Tronic. "Our new customer is a well-known and a highly respected company. This important new strategic relationship represents an expansion of our customer base and should contribute to profitable long term growth."
About Key Tronic
Key Tronic is a leading design engineering and contract manufacturer offering value-added design and manufacturing services from its facilities in the United States, Mexico, China and Vietnam. Key Tronic provides its customers full engineering services, materials management, worldwide manufacturing facilities, assembly services, in-house testing, and worldwide distribution. Its customers include some of the world's leading original equipment manufacturers. For more information about Key Tronic visit: www.keytronic.com.
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