Visitors have to wear a special anti-static suit with with this printed on it. We also had to wear blue booties over our shoes.
The logo in the main lobby.
A display case of Kingston's achievements.
Where the DRAM magic happens.
It's very clinical.
That's your DRAM being put on the PCB.
A memory module is born.
RAM being passed between machines.
There it goes!
RAM getting split up from big sheets of PCB.
There it goes again!
The final product, before it gets tested.
The computer that tells the machines what to do.
It's break time!
Just one of the memory testbeds.
A worker swapping out memory from the testbeds.
Lots of testing goes on here, as you can see.
The Auto SPD machine.
RAM gets the pass or fail.
Same thing happens for laptops.
Through the looking glass...
Then it gets inspected by a real human.
So far no failures!
The more flashy type of memory.
Flash being made inside.
Those are USB thumb drives being born!
It's a USB nursery!
Ready to be tested.
Human inspection again.
Stamping the drives.
Does that packaging look familiar?
Going through the packing machine.
There go the drives.
Going from machine to boxes.
All packed up and ready to go.
Lots more waiting to be shipped out.
More testing hardware.
A good way to think about quality.
Remember this ad?
One of Kingston's data centers.
Thanks for taking the tour with us. Would you like a sip of Kingston water?
Marcus Yam served as Tom's Hardware News Director during 2008-2014. He entered tech media in the late 90s and fondly remembers the days when an overclocked Celeron 300A and Voodoo2 SLI comprised a gaming rig with the ultimate street cred.