Diecaster, Foundry Report Quality Certification

Jan. 4, 2005
Dynacast, LeClaire Mfg. Report ISO standard achievements

Dynacast Inc. -- a zinc, aluminum, and magnesium-alloy diecaster – reported it had achieved ISO/TS certification at four of its manufacturing facilities during 2004. Dynacast France earned ISO/TS 16949-2002 certification in April; Dynacast Spain was awarded ISO/TS 16949:20 and ISO 9001:2000 in May; Dynacast Elgin (Elgin, IL) achieved ISO/TS standards in September; and Dynacast Lake Forest (Lake Forest, CA) earned ISO/TS 16949 status in October.

Dynacast Germany re-qualified its ISO/TS 16949 certification in December.

Dynacast Austria became the first Dynacast facility to be ISO certified, in June 2003.

Separately, Iowa-based LeClaire Manufacturing Co. has passed an ANSI/ISO/ASQ Q9001:2000 surveillance audit and maintains its prior certification to the ISO9001:2000 standard.