Congratulations are in order for Habaco Tool & Development Company, Inc., located in Mentor, Ohio. In 2011, they completed their transition to compliance with the Quality Management System standard AS9100C. KAVON International, Inc. consultants assisted Habco personnel in process identification, formal preparation of AS9100 documentation, and employee training.
A key aspect of the transition was to incorporate the process approach, which defines a business as a system of interrelated process that need to be managed as a whole and not as individual functions. The effort included the review of existing documentation and processes implemented under the requirements of AS9000 along addressing the changes defined in AS9100C.
Habco Tool & Development Company, Inc. is a producer and fabricator of custom industrial components in various alloys, stainless and nickel steels for a number of diverse industries. The focus on machining prototype, pilot-production and production quantities for light to medium industrial applications in markets related to aerospace, aircraft components, medical and commercial parts for small, medium and large industrial concerns.
Habco began operating in 1956 as a small machine shop, with five employees, in a 6,000 square foot building in Bedford Heights, Ohio. As customer opportunities presented themselves, their reputation and customer base grew further and they moved into a new 24,000 square foot building in Mentor, Ohio. The combined total of manufacturing and office areas equal 26,500 square feet and is located on 2.3 acres of commercial property with expansion capabilities.
Utilizing compliancy to the AS9100C Standard, Habco Tool & Development Company, Inc. will continue to refine and develop policies and procedures towards meeting and exceeding customer requirements and expectations.