Universal Stainless in Dunkirk achieves lab testing certifications

Universal Stainless & Alloy Products Inc announced that it has achieved both Nadcap and ISO 17025 lab testing certifications at its Dunkirk Specialty Steel facility in Dunkirk, New York.

Nadcap (National Aerospace and Defense Contractors Accreditation Program) is the leading worldwide cooperative accreditation program of major companies and their suppliers designed to manage a cost effective consensus approach to special processes and products and provide continual improvement within the aerospace and defense industries. Nadcap's mission includes providing international, unbiased, independent manufacturing process and product assessments and certification services.

International Organi zation for Standardization is the world's largest developer of voluntary international standards. Developed through global consensus, international standards provide state-of-the-art specifications for products, services and good practice. ISO 17025 specifies the general requirements for the competence to carry out tests and/or calibrations, including sampling. It is applicable to all organizations performing tests and calibrations, including laboratories where testing and calibration forms part of inspection and product certification.

Mr Chris Zimmer VP of sales and marketing said that "We are pleased to have met the demanding industry certifications for lab testing at our Dunkirk Specialty Steel facility. All our facilities combined now constitute a single manufacturing system. Earning required industry certifications for each is essential to our strategic move toward premium alloys and more technologically advanced products for our targeted markets, including aerospace, oil & gas and power generation."

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