About Us

Corporate Profile

KARLEE, a Porter's Group Company, is a contract manufacturer of precision sheet metal and machined components for the communications, aerospace, commercial goods and medical equipment industries. Our commitment to exceeding customer expectations and building quality into the product while maintaining speed and agility remains our competitive advantage as your preferred business partner.

   

History

In 1974 Lee Brumit, a talented machinist, was producing precision manufacturing designs created by NASA scientists at the University of Texas at Dallas, and thus KARLEE was born.

   

Social Responsibility

KARLEE is aware of the interactions that our products and activities may have on the environment, and we recognize the importance of conducting business in an ecologically sound manner.

KARLEE maintains business practices that minimize/prevent noise, air and material pollution, while maximizing the recycling of waste. Environmental performance objectives and targets are set during strategic planning and reviewed by KARLEE’s Senior Leadership. We take a proactive approach to ensure proper handling of in-house coolant, recycling and material storage.

We recognize the importance of utilizing small diversity suppliers. To increase value to our end customer, we tap into the competitive advantage of a diverse supply chain which has the ability to supply speed, flexibility, best practice processes, quality, customer focus, and even global capacity.

KARLEE supports various local charities and organizations through donations and via Leadership participation on a variety of boards. These local institutions serve the neighborhood around KARLEE and help meet the needs of the community.

 

KARLEE also has an in-house charity, KARLEE Cares. It is a team-member driven system that provides assistance to fellow team members, their immediate family and the community in times of catastrophic need.

   

Quality/Performance Excellence

Exceeding expectations for over 35 years

Our Quality Management System begins with our Team Members. We believe quality products come from quality people. KARLEE Team Members are provided the training resources and tools to produce, our mission is to meet and exceed our customers’ expectations.

KARLEE utilizes the Baldrige model as the foundation for our Total Quality Management System. The Baldrige approach drives focus on customer satisfaction and continuous improvement throughout our organization.

KARLEE uses a complete ERP enterprise software solution provided by EPICOR. This system is both scalable and flexible to provide a long-term competitive advantage. Web services, supply chain and relationship management enhance our value to our customers.