EUFAULA, Ala., March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Quality Magazine, which serves the quality assurance and process improvement needs of more than 100,000 manufacturing professionals, ranked JKM Manufacturing, Inc., No. 4 among its Quality Leadership 100 list for 2011.
JKM Manufacturing was honored in the Quality Leadership 100 among Brembo North America, which was ranked first, followed by Thermo Fisher Scientific and Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp.
Quality Magazine's coverage includes reports on the use of sound metrology methods, statistical analysis and process improvement techniques to significantly improve quality on the shop floor and in manufacturing planning.
According to its website, Quality Magazine educates manufacturing professionals with quality assurance and process improvement information needed to succeed with reports on the use of sound metrology methods, statistical analysis and process improvement techniques to significantly improve quality on the shop floor and in manufacturing planning.
"Everyone at JKM, from the engineers to the assembly line, strives for innovation, flexibility and reliability to build quality components," said Chad B. White, JKM Chief Executive Officer. "This honor is a testament to their dedication and teamwork in our commitment to quality."
JKM General Manager Lexington W. Scroggins said, "Our entire staff creates the quality of the products, from receipt of the order until the finished product is properly shipped."
The magazine noted that JKM "has made a name for itself as a provider of precision products for defense, communications and aerospace industries, supplying everyone from the Department of Defense to NASA with its parts."
Since 1997, JKM has built products used on guided missiles, military aircraft, flight simulators, helicopters, tanks, industrial robots and sonar test equipment. JKM upholds the military certification DoD MIL-I-45208A. Scroggins said JKM customers also have certified us to the AS9003 standard.
JKM's products are designed to be used in harsh environments, so their reliability is of the utmost importance.
According to its website, more than 400 manufacturers participated in the Quality Leadership 100. The magazine noted in its coverage: "Whether providing design and development, build-to-print, prototype-to-production, producibility analysis or production transition capabilities, JKM's experts ensure that our customers consistently receive high-quality products made in the most cost-effective and efficient manner."
JKM's customers include Raytheon, General Dynamics, Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Honeywell Defense, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, L-3 Communications, the U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps and Defense Logistics Agency.
"We are honored to be recognized for our strong dedication to quality and our customers," White said. "JKM continuously looks to improve what we do and how we do it so our customers will continue to rely on us."
Since 1997, JKM Manufacturing, Inc. has been a trusted leader in making precision and sophisticated products for defense, communications and aerospace industries, including the U.S. Department of Defense. The company is based in Eufaula, AL.
To learn more, please visit www.jkm-mfg.com.
SOURCE JKM Manufacturing, Inc.