K&S Tool changes name

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Ixonia-based K&S Tool, Die and Manufacturing has changed its name to K&S Manufacturing Inc.

The company started as a tool and die maker 40 years ago, but business has shifted over time to about 90 percent vertically integrated contract metals manufacturing and 10 percent tool and die, said Jay Eschrich, executive vice president and chief operating officer.

“It better reflects who we are and what we do here,” Eschrich said. “It’s very confusing to people when your name is tool and die and you’re really in the manufacturing sector.”

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K&S has 110 employees and serves major original equipment manufacturers. It has two buildings totaling 145,000 square feet at its campus in Ixonia.

The company changed ownership from founder Thomas Klusken to his four children, led by president Krista Galbraith, in 2012. It has doubled its revenue since 2009, he said.

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