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Cold Metal Products May Reopen , for Good, in Indy
Thursday, October 10, 2002
On October 3, Cold Metal Products announced that it was investigating the possibility of permanently reopening its plant in Indianapolis. IN. Under an agreement with the United Steelworkers of America, the firm rehired 13 hourly employees and restarted manufacturing operations on a temporary basis. The agreement enables the plant to operate for 60 days while it and the union negotiate a new labor contract. The plant had closed on August 15, one day before the firm filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
TKF, Inc. Earns ISO Certification
Wednesday, October 09, 2002
TKF, Inc., Cincinnati, OH, manufacturer of conveyor and material-handling systems, has attained ISO 9001:1994 certification. The company serves the appliance, packaging, automotive and other manufacturing and processing industries, providing vertical, accumulation, carousel, overhead and transfer units. It’s online at www.tkf.com
W. A. Whitney Earns ISO Upgrade
Tuesday, October 08, 2002
W.A. Whitney Co., Rockford, IL, has successfully passed the conversion audit to the new ISO 9002:2000 standards. Among the quality-management principles involved with earning the upgrade: customer focus, leadership, involvement of people, continual improvement and mutually beneficial supplier relationships.