Key Technology, Inc. is a producer of vegetable processing equipment. The Company is a supplier of process automation solutions to the food processing industry and other industries, such as tobacco and pharmaceuticals. The Company designs, manufactures, sells and services process automation systems that process product streams of discrete pieces. These systems integrate electro-optical automated inspection and sorting systems with process systems that include specialized conveying and preparation equipment. The Company provides parts and service for each of its product lines to customers throughout the world. The Company's products are automated inspection systems and process systems. The Company's automated inspection systems are used in a range of applications to detect and remove defects in foreign material from the product stream and help processors improve quality and increase the value of their end product.