Quality

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Quality

Fastco is an IATF 16949 registered company. As an automotive supplier, Fastco is fully familiar with automotive requirements as they related to PPAP, FMEA, and APQP. Fully trained in problem solving techniques, the Fastco team is more than ready to assist customers in providing effective solutions when problems do occur.

Fastco Industries has made exciting acquisitions and process improvements in regards to quality systems during the past few years. These improvements include:

How Does the Mectron Sort Machine Support the Fastco Brand Promise?

One of the latter capital purchases in 2014 for Fastco Industries was the new Mectron sort machine. Fastco had been previously equipped with Mectron sorting equipment prior to the acquisition; however, this new edition would help achieve a number of objectives that move Fastco closer to its ultimate lead time brand promise. In addition, the […]

Fastco Brand Promise: Contour (form) Tracing Measurement Machine

Fastco has acquired a Contour (form) Tracing measurement machine! Improved measurement methods in measuring manufactured product (http://www.fastcoind.com/blog/post/2014/06/Keyance-Measuring-System-Acquired.aspx), and real time SPC software (http://www.fastcoind.com/blog/post/2014/08/Zontec-and-SPC-Usage-at-Fastco.aspx) have shown us a need to more tightly control our tooling. Measuring internal dimensions has always been a challenge, involving just gage pins, or using a low melting alloy and creating internal […]

Fastco Laboratory Implementation and Techniques

Fastco has recently created and implemented a functional laboratory to perform metallurgical reviews on product. This is used to verify production specifications from cold forming, material grain flow, thread lap specifications, and outside processes such as heat treat and plating processes. Fastco is capable of sectioning and mounting samples for microscopic analysis. Tests Fastco is […]