U.S. Aluminum Earns PACCAR Recognition

Foundry providing truck manufacturer with parts at or below 50-ppm quality


U.S. Aluminum Castings has earned the 2008 Letter of Recognition from PACCAR for its quality performance at or below 50-ppm quality. This recognition quality performance puts U.S. Aluminum Castings in a class of with suppliers like Alcoa, Eaton, Parker Hannifin, Robert Bosch, and SKF.

USAC produces a diverse range of finished aluminum castings for PACCAR ranging from shims to bunk steps. Calling itself a “Lean, JIT foundry,” USAC casts, heat treats, machines, powder coats, certifies and provides kitting services for the heavy-truck manufacturer.

PACCAR is a global designer and manufacturer of premium light-, medium-, and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF nameplates. It also provides customized financial services, information technology, and truck parts related to its principal business.

U.S. Aluminum Castings is a business unit of Advanced Metals Group, headquartered in Philadelphia, PA. It offers no-bake, permanent mold, lost foam, and green sand molding, and supplies components to aerospace, trucking, defense, and general commercial markets.

TAGS: Testing/QC
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