Sun Chemical Corporation has announced that its state-of-the-art energy curable inks manufacturing facility in Franklin, OH as achieved the coveted ISO 9002
quality registration from the British Standards Institute.
* The Dotson Co., Mankato, Minnesota, was awarded ISO 9002
Since a universal interpretation is unlikely, Table 1 represents the author's interpretation of what ISO 9002
states in "foundry language."
MODERN CASTING: Since ISO 9002
focuses on process control, how did you approach its implementation?
Chase Plastic Services, South Bend, IN and Clarkston, MI, received ISO 9002
registration from Entela.
For this reason, it is highly recommended that any foundry planning to introduce TQM should also seek assessment to ISO 9002
. The synergy created by simultaneously adopting TQM and ISO 9000 may be viewed as a never-ending search for improvement in which TQM provides the innovation and culture, and ISO 9000 guarantees the consolidation and discipline.
Arrowhead Industries, Cleveland, OH, announced that its design, production and distribution operations have received certification to the QS-9000, 1998, third edition and ISO 9002
, 1994 international quality system standard.
LNP this year achieved ISO 9002
quality certification for all three of its compounding facilities: Thorndale, Pa.; Santa Ana, Calif.; and Columbus, Ind.
Of the estimated 800 foundries listed as operational, about 230 have become ISO 9000 registered, most to ISO 9002
and a few to ISO 9001.
Kaysam Worldwide, Totowa, NJ, a domestic manufacturer of meteorological balloons, has been awarded the ISO 9002
certificate of approval from SGS International Certification Services.
(VPI) earned ISO 9002
certification in May, it became the first domestic sheet producer to achieve a level of international quality recognition attained mainly by large resin and machinery suppliers.
As outlined in the first part of this series, there are 20 clauses in the full ISO 9001 standard, but ISO 9002
(the subset of ISO 9000 that applies to foundries and other manufacturing operations) contains only 18.