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Olympic steel gets International Automotive Quality Recognition

Steel News - Published on Fri, 20 Jul 2018

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Olympic Steel Inc, a leading national metals service center, announced that it has been awarded an IATF 16949 management system certificate for manufacturing flat rolled steel, stainless and aluminum, including slitting, cut to length, and configured blanks.

Mr Andrew Greiff Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Olympic Steel said that "We are proud of this recognition, which reflects our long-term expertise in partnering with metal consumers. Automotive manufacturers can improve their supply chains and optimize component outsourcing with Olympic Steel. Our commitment to providing consistently high-quality products made from automotive aluminum, stainless steel and carbon steel is also advancing the industry's transition to lighter weight vehicles."

Mr Edward L Maschmeier, Associate Vice President, Certification stated that "SRI is pleased to acknowledge that Olympic Steel has demonstrated effective implementation of a management system that satisfies the tough auto standard: IATF 16949." Mr Maschmeier added that "Their certification shows automotive customers worldwide that Olympic Steel is recognized as a long-term supplier of quality goods and services."

IATF 16949, was developed by the International Automotive Task Force and the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association, in conjunction with the international standards community. IATF 16949:2016 is an international management system automotive "sector-specific" technical specification based on ISO 9001:2015 and several other international automotive requirements. The certification was granted to Olympic Steel's facility in Detroit, Michigan by SRI Quality System Registrar.

Meanwhile, Founded in 1954, Olympic Steel is a leading US metals service center focused on the direct sale and distribution of large volumes of processed carbon, coated and stainless flat-rolled sheet, coil and plate steel, aluminum and tin products. The Company's CTI subsidiary is a leading distributor of steel tubing, bar, pipe, valves and fittings, and fabricates pressure parts for the electric utility industry. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Olympic Steel operates from 31 facilities in North America.

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Posted By : Amom Remju on Fri, 20 Jul 2018
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