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5441 Perkins Road
Bedford Heights, OH 44146

Employees at Wodin Incorporated Proudly Display Their AS9100 Flag

Congratulations are in order for Wodin, Incorporated, located in Bedford Heights, Ohio. In February 2008, they received their certification and registration to AS9100 from QMI. During a flag presentation ceremony on February 21, 2008, John Novak (KAVON International President) and Francis Lamm (KAVON Senior Consultant) presented an AS9100 flag to R. Grant Murphy (President and CEO) and Jeffrey Zielinski (Quality Manager).

KAVON International, Inc. consultants assisted Wodin personnel in required process identification, formal preparation of AS9100 documentation, and employee training.

Wodin, Incorporated is a producer of upset forged bar and tube in alloy, stainless, and nickel steels since 1967 for a number of diverse industries. Originally a manufacturer of industrial valve stems, they have expanded their forging capabilities to include a wide array of quality near net forgings in solid and hollow bar, tube, in carbon, alloy, stainless, nickel, inconel, brass, and bronze materials. They also supply blank forgings, machined forgings, and specialty forged bolts, and currently forges tubes, gear blanks, torsion bars, valve stems, aircraft forgings, rod ends, specialty bolts, fasteners, and pins.

They also provide a wide range of near net forgings as diverse as gears, axles, torsion bars and drive train components, shafts, fasteners, rod ends, swing bolts, double end studs, pins, rings, rods and drill-rods. Their focus is on medium to heavy industrial applications in markets related to the military, mining, food processing, oil equipment, construction, marine, aircraft, and fastener industries.

With certification and registration to AS9100:2004, Wodin will continue to refine and develop policies and procedures towards meeting and exceeding customer requirements and expectation.

KAVON International, Inc. is a business consultancy that helps clients create Value in order to attain and sustain a Competitive Advantage in the markets they serve. If your company is seeking registration or compliance to any of the Quality Management System standards such as ISO 9001, ISO/TS 16949, AS9100, ISO 17025, ISO 14001, or ISO 13485, or wants to establish a continual improvement program using Lean Six Sigma methodologies, give us a call and let one of our Trusted Advisors help you with implementation and training.