It all began in his father’s small machine shop. Keith Krach was to go to college and come back home to take over the business. But things don’t always go according to plan. After visiting Purdue with a friend, he was sold on attending Purdue for his college education. He thought that Purdue had a lot to offer in engineering—and it looked like a good time. Little did he know that the opportunities he would encounter at Purdue would lead him to do much bigger things than work in his father’s machine shop.