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GM Associates, Inc. 2018-06-06T19:05:12+00:00

GM Associates, Inc.

GM Associates, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of fused quartz components for semiconductor, lighting, medical devices and other high-tech companies.

Reduced Costs
Improved Bottom Line

Manex helped GM Associates, Inc. receive their ISO 9001:2015 Certification.

Business Client Need

The company faced increased competition in their markets. In order to grow, they needed to stay ahead of the competition, while meeting their customers’ needs for reduced lead times, reduced costs, higher quality and increased technical requirements.

Approach

Manex implemented a quality management system around ISO 9001:2015 and introduced a continuous improvement methodology to the workforce. The goal was to reduce costs and improve time to market, with the result of increasing sales and customer satisfaction.

The addition of ISO 9001:2015 would also allow GM Associates, Inc. to enter markets that were not previously open to them and install a formal quality management system to grow the business with their current customer base.

Manex also used Kaizen activities to reduce costs, improve on-time delivery and support the requirements for ISO 9001:2015.

Results Delivered

Specific results include:

  • Reduced costs

  • Reduced lead times

  • Improved quality

  • Improved time to market

  • New market opportunities

  • Increased sales

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