About

We don’t build trailers, we unload them.
KEITH Manufacturing Co. has produced the WALKING FLOOR® brand of horizontal unloading systems at its location in Madras, Oregon since 1973. Systems are used in a wide variety of industries throughout the world to handle bulk and palletized materials. KEITH Manufacturing Co. encompasses five international locations and has a global network of dealers to service our customers worldwide.

Through Lean Manufacturing practices, KEITH strives for the continuous pursuit of excellence in KEITH® products and customer service. Today, the WALKING FLOOR® brand name is known internationally to describe the self-unloading products designed and manufactured exclusively by KEITH. The company has sold more than 60,000 units around the globe and holds over 250 patents.

At the company’s state-of-the-art machining facility in Madras, the KEITH team designs, machines, fabricates and assembles nearly 100% of the components used in KEITH WALKING FLOOR® systems.

1950s

Founder Keith Foster moves to Madras, Oregon to start an agricultural manufacturing company.

1960s

Foster builds on his product line, focusing on various self-unloading systems, including trailers.

1970s

KEITH Manufacturing Co. introduces the first commercially viable moving floor systems, under the WALKING FLOOR® name.

1980s

KEITH develops the first high-speed moving floor system capable of unloading a 45′ trailer in three minutes and sets the standard for unloading in the waste industry.

1990s

KEITH starts building the company’s state-of-the-art manufacturing facility with its first CNC machining center.

2000s

The company continues to improve upon its core WALKING FLOOR® technology, with the V-FLOOR® system, designed for heavy-duty, abrasive materials.

Today

To ensure superior quality control, the KEITH team continues to design, machine and fabricate nearly 100% of the components used in KEITH® WALKING FLOOR® systems at its facility in Madras, where the company is led by the second and third generations of the Foster family.

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International Locations

KEITH Manufacturing Co. World Headquarters

KEITH Manufacturing Co.
401 Northwest Adler Street
Madras OR, 97741
United States

Phone: 800-547-6161
Email: sales@keithwalkingfloor.com

KEITH WALKING FLOOR Australia

 

10 Christina Close
Wheelers Hill, VIC 3150

Phone: (61) 3 95622190

WALKING FLOOR International / Canada Inc

65 Bury Court
Brantford, Ontario N3S 0A9
Canada

Phone: 519-756-9178

KEITH WALKING FLOOR Europe

Harselaarseweg 113, 3771 MA
Barneveld, Netherlands

Phone: +31 342 422 007

Walking Floor International Mexico Sa De Cv

Av. Emiliano Zapata No. 69, Bodega 7
Col. San José, 56377 Ejido de Chicoloapan 56370

Phone: 52-55-9112-8000

History

Evolution of KEITH
KEITH Manufacturing Co. has produced the WALKING FLOOR® brand of horizontal unloading systems at its location in Madras, Oregon since 1973. Systems are used in a wide variety of industries throughout the world to handle bulk and palletized materials. KEITH Manufacturing Co. encompasses five international locations and has a global network of dealers to service our customers worldwide.

Through Lean Manufacturing practices, KEITH strives for the continuous pursuit of excellence in KEITH® products and customer service. Today, the WALKING FLOOR® brand name is known internationally to describe the self-unloading products designed and manufactured exclusively by KEITH. The company has sold more than 60,000 units around the globe and holds over 250 patents.

At the company’s state-of-the-art machining facility in Madras, the KEITH team designs, machines, fabricates and assembles nearly 100% of the components used in KEITH WALKING FLOOR® systems.