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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.
SICK Group Acquires Stegmann
Monday, October 07, 2002
SICK AG, a German manufacturer of industrial sensors, safety systems and automatic identification products for factory automation, has acquired Max Stegmann GmbH, a manufacturer of shaft encoders and actuators for automation technology. It’s a strategic acquisition for SICK to complete its portfolio of factory-automation technology. In the United States, SICK, Inc., Minneapolis, MN, and Stegmann, Inc., Dayton, OH, North American subsidiary of Max Stegmann GmbH, will continue to operate independently.