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Now Casting Aluminum at ISO 9001:2008 Standards! PDF Print E-mail

Alcast is proud to announce that certification to the international ISO 9001:2008 Quality Standard in manufacturing and casting aluminum products.  ISO is a family of standards for quality management systems.  ISO 9001:2008 requirements include:

  • A set of procedures that cover all key processes in the business;
  • Monitoring processes to ensure they are effective;
  • Keeping adequate records;
  • Checking output for defects, with appropriate and corrective action where necessary;
  • Regularly reviewing individual processes and the quality system itself for effectiveness; and
  • Facilitating continual improvement*

Our quality process certification reflects Alcast's continuing mandate towards quality, efficiency (including our Lean Manufacturing initiative) and sales.

*Bullet Points on ISO 9001:2008 from Wikipedia





Quality Assurance Improvement: New Digital Indicating System PDF Print E-mail
Alcast’s Quality Lab received a new Tinius Olsen SR-2 Digital Indicating system today, which replaces the former analog controls and measurement techniques.  This system will remove subjectivity caused by user interpretation and provide us with real time Load, Load Rate and Peak Load information on the LCD control screen.