Making A Difference

We all know American manufacturing is complicated, highly regulated, and very competitive.  We clearly understand delivering on time, on price and on quality is the baseline for any qualified supplier. 

We recognize committed, competent contract manufacturing relationships are key to effective “to-market” strategies. Our top priority is linking the unique requirements of  the most dynamic and innovative fields on the planet to the global marketplace.  Serving the demanding fields of medical device, space,  and U.S. defense, the payoff for us is that we help make a difference in the world with the quality precision-machined parts we produce. 

Our commitment is 100% customer satisfaction through our carefully evolved, leading-edge, quality-driven, lean-manufacturing processes.

Our “value engineered engagement” means more to us than a list of core competencies of our made-to-order manufacturing capabilities.  

​It is who we are.

Larry Kettmann, Founder & CEO


About Us

Our History

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Kettmann Machining Incorporated (KMI) was founded by Larry Kettmann in 1983. KMI’s first order was supplying parts as a sub-contractor to other machine shops in the highly competitive high-tech hub of Silicon Valley. 

Since the early 1980's, Kettmann has grown into an invaluable supplier of precision-machined plastic and metal parts to the manufacturing field in the U.S. and for distribution abroad.

Our Vision & Strategic Goals

As  World Class Manufacturers we are:

  • Working partners as official approved suppliers to global leaders in medical and defense industries.

  • Management supported, inclusively lead, safe and secure workplace.

  • ISO 13485 Certified

  • Producing Quality parts.

  • Cutting Operational Costs

  • Exceeding Customer Expectations ( attuned to buyer and supply chain requirements)

  • Streamlining Processes

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Our Mission is 100% Customer Satisfaction

  • Leading efforts to troubleshoot and propose solutions to design for manufacturability, quality and meeting demanding delivery schedules.

  • Relationship transparency; Collaborative and timely resolution to current issues facing production; inventory control, cost containment, delivery and lead times.

  • Parts on time, contained costs, planning problem solving and tracking results together.