Article Revised: March 27, 2019
According to a recent press release from Telemark CNC, the company recently received its ISO 9001:2008 certification and is the only ISO 9001-certified company in the world to be owned by a Lean Six Sigma master black belt.
Telemark, which manufactures precision alloy and plastic OEM components, states on its website that Lean Six Sigma’s practices give the company’s leadership the ability to provide precision components and quality management. All of the company’s leadership is trained in Lean Six Sigma, and the practices are also applied to maintenance of the company’s equipment.
ISO 9001-2008 is a list of requirements that a company must follow in order to maintain its quality management designation. In addition to Lean Six Sigma training for the leadership of Telemark, the company leadership also engages in routine systems reviews, has ISO 9001 compliant systems, uses Key Performance Indicators and the latest engineering software and much more.
Telemark services customers from a number of different industries, including photonics, aerospace, renewable energy, telecommunications, energy distribution, automotive, cryogenic, refrigeration, and medical. Based in New Jersey, the company offers Swiss and conventional machining methods with more than twenty machines in over 12,000 square feet of manufacturing space.
Telemark has built its entire business on the foundation of Lean Six Sigma training and the knowledge it provides to its leadership. Why? Because Lean Six Sigma helps Telemark create quality products in an efficient manner, helps the company maintain its equipment, and helps management to understand ways to run the company better. Those are some pretty powerful reasons.