On February 28,
Since then we’ve grown as a company and brought many advancements to automation and control in North America. Here are some of the milestones we hit on our journey from Tolomatic/KEB Inc. to KEBCO Inc., and finally KEB America, Inc.
1979 – KEB enters the North American market in a joint venture.
1982 – KEBCO is officially incorporated in the US after the termination of the joint venture. The company has two employees and works out of St. Louis Park, MN.
1985 – KEB HQ begins production of variable frequency drives, KEBCO in Minnesota sells and services the drives for the North American market.
1990 – KEBCO begins to manufacture electromagnetic clutches and brakes for the local North American market.
1995 – KEBCO, now with 30 employees, expands and relocates the facility to Mendota Heights, MN.
2003 – Production of electronics and inverters (up to 200kw) for the North American market is started at the KEBCO facility.
2005 – KEB America, Inc. officially opens its 86,000 square foot facility in Shakopee, MN. This manufacturing location produces inverters,
2015 – KEB America launches
We would like to extend a special thank you to all of our employees and their families, as well as the Shakopee community, for making KEB America what it is today. Here’s to 40 more years!
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