• Key Industries Inc.



    About Us

    Work is tough, Key is tougher.

    In 1908, C.A. Lakin and Harry McKey had a vision to provide quality workwear for hardworking farmers and ranchers of America’s Great Plains. They began the Lakin-McKey Manufacturing Company in Kansas, establishing a household brand that started with a pair of bib overalls at a great value. In 1938, the founding family of Oshkosh B’Gosh purchased Lakin-McKey and shortened the name to KEY.
    Key built its reputation on manufacturing “The Nation’s Finest” work clothes. Key has maintained the quality and value that were of utmost importance to its founders, but also has adapted to the changing needs of today’s consumer. Key designs and produces apparel for men, women & children. The Key family of brands include Polar King clothes for extreme conditions, Key and Key FR (fire-resistant) workwear, and Performance Comfort line of jeans.

    Throughout the past century, Key and its employees have dedicated their lives to providing honest people with the very best clothing. They now look to the future as they continue innovating and providing you with clothing that aims to fit your lifestyle, both on and off the job.


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    Web Specialist & Email Marketing Coordinator
    Category: Marketing
    KEY Apparel is a clothing company located in Fort Scott, Kansas, focused on creating high quality work, industrial and outdoor related apparel. KEY is searching for a Web Specialist & Email Marketing - Coordinator to join our team whose focus will be growing, communicating, and monitoring KEY’s e-commerce platforms to support its direct to consumer and internet retail related businesses. This ...read more
    Phone:(620) 223-2000
    Embellishment Assistant
    Category: Entry Level
    KEY Apparel is seeking a motivated person to join our Embellishment Team as an Embellishment Assistant.  This position will entail working with embroidery, heat transfer and direct-to-garment embellishment equipment and processes and is responsible for embellishing uniforms, hats, outerwear, and other accessories. The Embellishment Assistant provides support to the sales and operations departments ...read more
    Phone:(620) 223-2000