Quality Magazine

Business News

May 19, 2003
Veeco Instruments Inc. (Ronkonkoma, NY) has renamed its industrial measurement operation NeXray LLC.

Schunk Inc. (Morrisville, NC) is expanding its North American manufacturing facility, tripling the size and capacity.

P and G Steel Products Inc. (Buffalo, NY) has renewed its ISO 9002 and QS-9000 certifications.

Southwestern Ohio Steel Inc.'s (Hamilton, OH) quality lab has received accreditation by the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation.

Kennametal Inc. (Latrobe, PA) has been named supplier of the year by General Motors Corp. for the fifth consecutive year. The program recognizes suppliers that exceed specific performance standards in the areas of quality, service, technology and price.

Rockwell Automation and Fluor Global Services (both of Greenville, SC) have created an alliance that will deliver a broad range of service and manufacturing solutions through a single source to selected North American facilities.

Ametek Inc. (Paoli, PA) has acquired GS Electric, a manufacturer of universal and permanent magnet motors.

Kovatch Castings Inc. (Uniontown, OH) has achieved ISO 9002 and AS9000 registration.

U.S. Laboratories Inc.'s (San Diego) Unitek Technical Services subsidiary has been awarded a three-year services contract from General Dynamics Armament Systems (Burlington, VT). Under the contacts, Unitek will perform source surveillance, quality system surveys, supplier excellence program surveys, special process surveys, and supplier visits and source consulting.

Aegis Industrial Software Corp. has opened a new headquarters in Philadelphia. The 20,000 square-foot facility serves as a worldwide center for product development, applications engineering, marketing, sales and customer support.

Carl Zeiss Inc. (Thornwood, NY) has donated a microscope to S.I.F. Health Center in Cotland, Haiti.

Sandor Manufacturing Inc. (Lawrence, MA) has achieved simultaneous certification to TL 9000, AS9100 and ISO 9002.