In recognition for its efforts in process control across its supply chain, Mazak was recently awarded Supplier Quality Excellence Process Certification from Caterpillar, Inc. It marks the first time that Caterpillar has bestowed a machine tool builder with the certification.
ISO 9001:2000 certification is required to be considered for Caterpillars certification program, which examines and evaluates a companys performance through nine distinct modules.
"We constantly strive to surpass ourselves in terms of the service and support we provide to our customers" says Brian Papke, President of Mazak. "Receiving this unprecedented honor from Caterpillar validates our efforts. It is always encouraging to have a customer formally recognize our success in meeting their need."