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Quality Assurance

   Schmiede Corporation's Quality Assurance department is committed to driving customer focus through on time delivery of a quality product, involvement of our workforce in improvement of productivity, and for mutually beneficial supplier relationships. Our QA department is intimately involved in making continual improvements throughout every step of manufacturing and processing. All instrumentation, tools, gages, and machines used to inspect manufactured components are periodically calibrated to conform to the National Institute of Standards & Technology. To meet our commitment to our customers, we maintin our Quality Registrations.

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Main Shop QA Lab

   Schmiede Corporation has two dedicated Quality Assurance labs. The main shop QA lab serves all work that moves through our conventional shop whether it be parts made on conventional mills and lathes, jig boring, or conventional grinding. Among some of the machines used in our main shop QA lab are 2 Browne & Sharp CMMs, a Zeiss CMM, and numerous other gages and inspection equipment. Schmiede's CNC QA lab serves only our CNC department and is housed within our CNC facility. The CNC QA lab is serviced by 3 Zeiss CMMs.
CNC Dept. QA Lab
Quality Objectives
1.Customer Satisfaction: Reduce negative responses from customer surveys.
2.On Time Delivery: Reduce late deliveries to customers.
3.Control Waste: Reduce rework/scrap and warranty work.
4.Improve Productivity: Reduce time spent on repeat orders.
5.Supplier Performance: Create value through improvement of supplier performance.

Lockheed Martin Arrowhead Excellence 2006

Kaiser Precision Tooling 10 Years Quality Service 2001
Quality Awards & Ratings
  Bell Helicopter - Grand Prairie, TX "Act with Velocity" Supplier Award January 2007
  Lockheed Martin - Oralnado, FL Arrowhead Excellence Award November 2006
  Allegheny Technologies, Inc. Supplier Achievement Award February 2006
  Hughes Parker Industries, LLC - Lawrenceburg, TN 100% Performance Rating 1st Quarter 2004
  Honeywell - Glendale, AZ Partnership 1998 & Green Supplier Status 2004
  Lockheed Martin Electronics & Missiles Certified Supplier 1993 & Silver Award January 2002
  Zenith Insurance Co. Safety Award 2002
  Kaiser Precision Tooling - Elk Grove, IL 10 Years of Quality & Service May 2001
  The Boeing Co. - St. Louis, MO Gold Supplier Status 2001
  Dynisco Extrusion - Hickory, NC Qulaity Supplier of the Year 1996, 1997, & 2001
  ORCMT National Prototype Center - Oak Ridge, TN Outstanding Manufacturing Support 1999
  The Torrington Company - Dahlonega, GA Perfect Shipments 1999
  Saturn Products - Spring Hill, TN Supplier Quality Achievement Award 1997 & 1998
  Titan - Spring Hill, TN Valued Supplier Partner 1997
  Lockheed Martin - Oralndo, FL Woman Owned Small Business of the Year 1996
  Boeing Co. Defense & Space Group - Huntsville, AL Best Value Rating System (1995-1996)
  Sunnen Products - St. Louis, MO Supplier Qualtiy Report (9-94 through 9-95, 3-95 through 3-96)
  Lockheed Martin Electronics Sector Bronze Certified Supplier 1995
  McDonnell Douglas Aerospace - Huntsville, AL 100% Quality Rating (2-95, 10-94)
  Martin Marietta Manned Space Systems Supplier Rating Report (1992-1993)
  Martin Marietta Electronics & Missiles Outstanding Quality 1993
  Hennessy Industries, Inc. - Lavergne, TN Supplier Certification Award 1991
  Martin Marietta Manned Space Systems - New Orleans, LA Quality Excellence Award 1990
  Martin Marietta - Orlando, FL Woman Owned Small Business of the Year 1990
  U.S. Small Business Administration Administrators Award for Excellence 1989
  Boeing Engineering Co. - Southeast Source Selection




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