In today’s fast changing and competitive business climate, the best outsourcing relationships are bound by a commitment to quality and reliability. At LB Steel, our quality policy is “Leadership through Quality” and this permeates every aspect of our organization.
Our Quality Management System provides the framework for meeting and exceeding customer requirements. It is the core element in our continuous improvement management approach. Our staff is held to strict professional standards, and our continuous investment in new equipment helps to ensure quality processes.
LB Steel’s Quality Assurance Program
- ISO 9001:2015 certification
- Preferred supplier status in several industries
- Machinists certified by the US Department of Labor
- Welders certified to AWS D1.1
- AWS CWI certification
- Ongoing training and education of personnel
- Product quality measured on coordinate measuring machines
- Precision inspection equipment (gage calibrations traceable to NIST)
Quality at LB Steel is our number one priority. We offer two coordinate measuring machines with capabilities of inspection for parts of travel up to 3300mm of X, 6300mm of Y and 2500mm of Z, utilizing PCDMIS software and a portable laser tracker with a 230 foot max radius.
LB Steel maintains a layered process audit program in each area of operation. This program is conducted by several layers of our organization from plant manager to operators in the fabrication and machine shops. These audits ensure conformance to the requirements outlined by the customer. They are also a way for LB Steel to standardize processes to make them repeatable and reproducible every time, and to build our products right the first time.
Our staff is very knowledgeable and experienced with meeting AIAG: APQP requirements including PPAP, Control Plan and FMEA Development and Gage R&Rs.