Madison Heihts, Michigan (PressExposure) February 06, 2012 -- The Nadcap accreditation held by Magna Chek, Inc. has been re-approved for Aerospace/Defense material testing. "Having our Nadcap accreditation re-approved is such an honor. Magna Chek, Inc. has worked hard to continually excel in non-destructive testing and quality inspections. We plan to develop new techniques, procedures and specifications across multiple industries in the future. Obtaining this re-accreditation will help us move forward. The company looks forward to making new NDT advances in the future." stated Scott Bucholz, Executive Vice President/General Manager.
"With this being a very difficult audit and arduous process, our NDT Level III Robert Radhs deserves all the credit for this accomplishment. His hard work and dedication to this accreditation is the reason it was a success", added CEO Wally Lawrence.
The companies inspection methodology encompasses a wide range of non-destructive material testing including magnetic particle inspection, radiography, ultrasonics, dye penetrant, eddy current and hardness testing.
"Achieving Nadcap accreditation is not easy: it is one of the ways in which the aerospace industry identifies those who excel at manufacturing quality product through superior special processes. Companies such as Magna Chek, Inc. work hard to obtain this status and they should be justifiably proud of it," said Joe Pinto, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at the Performance Review Institute. "PRI is proud to support continual improvement in the aerospace industry by helping companies be successful and we look forward to continuing to assist the industry moving forward.
We are extremely proud to be a Nadcap ( National Aerospace and Defense Contractors Accreditation Program ) and ISO 17025:2005 accredited laboratory.
The Nadcap Accrediitation was created in 1990 by SAE Inc., Nadcap is administered by the not-for-profit Performance Review Institute. PRI exists to advance the interests of the mobility and related industries through development of performance standards and administration of quality assurance, accreditation, and certification programs as well as related activities for the benefit of industry, government, and the general public. PRI works closely with industry to understand their emerging needs and offers customized solutions in response.
The ISO/IEC 17025:2005 is the standard used as the basis for accreditation of calibration and testing laboratories. It details all the requirements with which a calibration or testing laboratory must comply in order to demonstrate technical competence, effective management of a quality system and the ability to generate results that are technically valid.