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HK Metalcraft Earns Delphi Award
Friday, June 05, 2009
HK Metalcraft Corp., Lodi, NJ, a supplier of metal stampings, spring washers, formed products and related assemblies, earned the Pinnacle Award for Supplier Excellence from Delphi Corp. Among the criteria for winning a Pinnacle award: zero major disruptions or repeat problems, single-digit PPM, and zero parts on controlled shipping. The firm also earned an OSHA SHARP Award for 2009, and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection’s Environmental Stewardship Award, for “voluntary and proactive measures to go beyond compliance, in an effort to improve the environment and ensure a sustainable future.” More at www.hkmetalcraft.com
Stamper Earns TS Certification,
and Receives OSHA Honor
Thursday, June 04, 2009
P&G Steel Products Co., Buffalo, NY, a supplier of progressive, transfer and deep-draw metal stampings, has received certification to ISO/TS16949, recognizing its quality-management system that provides for continual improvement and emphasizes defect prevention and the reduction of variation and waste in the supply chain. TS16949 applies to the design, development, production and installation and servicing of automotive-related products.
The firm also recently received a national Safety & Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP) award from OSHA for its “exemplary safety and health management system.” SHARP award recipients are exempt from programmed OSHA inspections for a specified period of time, and then are invited to renew their exempt status through a full-service, comprehensive visit by OSHA representatives.
Learn more at www.pgsteel.com
Truex Expands Stainless-Steel Capabilities
with New Integrated Manufacturing Cell
Thursday, June 04, 2009
Three transfer presses, a state-of-the-art cleaning line and a bright annealing furnace occupy the new integrated manufacturing cell at Truex Inc., Pawtucket, RI, designed to allow the firm to expand its capabilities to fabricate stainless-steel components. The firm manufactures deep-drawn and stamped parts--from brass, carbon and stainless steels, and aluminum alloys--for the appliance, plumbing, electrical, automotive and other industries. Its 40,000-sq-.ft. plant also houses value-added operations including material finishing, heattreating and assembly; www.truex.com