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29. Key Technology

29. Key Technology
Financials: Latest Results
Rank: 29 (Previous rank: 96)
CEO: David Camp
Headquarters: Walla Walla, WA
Employees: 612
Industry: Manufacturing
Revenue: $132.5 million
(four quarters to 12/31/08)
Return to investors: 13.72%
(three years to 12/81/08, annualized rate)

Key provides systems for automating processing of foods, primarily potatoes, vegetables and fruit. Key offers training programs and materials to help educate companies on how to use lasers and cameras to automatically scan foods for defects -- a growing issue as sales rise of organic produce, which are more prone to blemishes and other irregularities.
From the July/August 2009 issue of Fortune Small Business magazine
Source: Zacks
Revenue is for the most recent four quarters ended on or before 12/31/08.

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