ongratulations are in order for Starr Manufacturing, Inc., located in Vienna, Ohio. On March 9, 2007 they received their certification to ISO 9001:2000 from Quality Management Institute (QMI). During a flag ceremony on April 18, 2007, John Novak (KAVON President) and Francis Lamm (KAVON Trusted Advisor) presented an ISO 9001:2000 flag to Andreas Foerster (CEO & President) and Marty Moss (Quality Manager).
KAVONís Trusted Advisor, Francis Lamm, guided the Starr Manufacturing, Inc. management team in identification of its processes, preparation and implementation of the required ISO 9001: 2000 documentation and records, and training their employees.
Starr Manufacturing, Inc. (SMI) began operations on March 1, 2007 as a successor company to Starr Fabricating, Inc. (SFI) and its subsidiary Vienna Machine Inc. (VMI). SFI was founded on July 1, 1965, during the golden age of the Steel Industry. The sheet metal fabricator originally opened with just 3 employees in a 3,000 square foot building in Warren, Ohio.
Starr Manufacturing, Inc. (SMI) began its mission of bringing together outsourcing and project needs with their technical, manufacturing and value-added expertise. SMI produces custom industrial equipment and machinery for a diverse range of industries, with core competence in medium to heavy industrial applications in markets related to:
- Material handling
- Waste management including environmental / water pollution
- Machine / Equipment manufacturers (OEM equipment)
Their philosophy is to seek partnerships with engineering and manufacturing firms requiring fabrication, machining and engineering capabilities, through to finished painted and assembled products. They strive to achieve long-term strategic partnerships in which they become the sole supplier of entire product lines for customers who do not have their own in-house fabricating and protective coating capabilities.