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Olympic Steel Earns Quality Certification

Written by Sandy Williams

Olympic Steel, Inc., a leading national metals service center, has been awarded an IATF 16949 management system certificate for manufacturing flat rolled steel, stainless and aluminum, including slitting, cut to length and configured blanks.

IATF 16949 was developed by the International Automotive Task Force (IATF) and the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association (JAMA), in conjunction with the international standards community. IATF 16949:2016 is an international management system automotive “sector-specific” technical specification based on ISO 9001:2015 and several other international automotive requirements. The certification was granted to Olympic Steel’s facility in Detroit, Mich., by SRI Quality System Registrar.

Andrew Greiff, Olympic Steel’s Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, said, “We are proud of this recognition, which reflects our long-term expertise in partnering with metal consumers. Automotive manufacturers can improve their supply chains and optimize component outsourcing with Olympic Steel. Our commitment to providing consistently high-quality products made from automotive aluminum, stainless steel and carbon steel is also advancing the industry’s transition to lighter-weight vehicles.”

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“SRI is pleased to acknowledge that Olympic Steel has demonstrated effective implementation of a management system that satisfies the tough auto standard: IATF 16949,” stated Edward L. Maschmeier, Associate Vice President, Certification. “Their certification shows automotive customers worldwide that Olympic Steel is recognized as a long-term supplier of quality goods and services.”

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