Success Stories

Transition to New Quality Standard Leads to Increase in Sales

About Stemco specializes in the production of wheel end components, brakes, and suspension systems for commercial vehicles and trailers. Based in Chattanooga, Tennessee, with around 75 employees, Stemco is an ISO-9001 certified…

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ISO 9001:2015 Transition Assistance Helps Customer Retain Sales

About As a global manufacturer, Stemco specializes in the production of wheel end components, brakes, and suspension systems for commercial vehicles and trailers. Stemco uses customer-driven solutions to increase technological…

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UT CIS Makes Transition to New ISO Standard Simple

About Parker Trutec - MMI Tennessee specializes in the Isonite QPQ process also known as Salt Bath Nitriding or Ferritic Nitrocarburizing. This plant primarily services the automotive and appliance industries.  Isonite QPQ is a…

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IATF Assistance Retains Jobs

About Donaldson was founded in 1915 when Frank Donaldson helped a customer whose tractor kept breaking down in a dusty Minnesota field by developing a filter to filter out the dust. Today, Donaldson holds over 1,800 active U.S.…

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Customer Continues Commitment to Quality

About Custom Packaging is an independent sheet plant with locations in Lebanon, TN, and Arden, NC.  Since 1968, they have been a leader in the manufacturing of corrugated cartons, graphics packaging and point-of-purchase…

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ISO 9001:2015 Changes Business Perspective

About Valley Packaging Corp started in 1984 as a small corrugated converting plant in Pulaski, Tennessee. It has since grown to one the best converting plants in the Southeast. Valley’s core principles have led the way in the…

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Continued Support

About Established in 1958, Micro Craft is one of the nation’s oldest and most respected producers of wind tunnel models, flight demonstrators, and specialized test equipment. Today, Micro Craft is a 100% ESOP with a wide range…

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ISO 9001 Registration to Support Growth

About eSpin Technologies, Inc.was founded with the mission to develop technology to commercially manufacture nanofibers and nanofiber-based products. Functioning as a self-funded advanced research facility, eSpin has teamed up…

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Improved Problem Solving Skills Leads to Customer Retention

About NOVA/TCB provides custom bearings specifically designed and manufactured at the ZYZ/TCB plant, as well as other partners in Asia. NOVA/TCB and ZYZ/TCB are synonymous and represent each other’s interest in the markets where…

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Sustaining ISO 9001:2015

About Eagle Alloys Corporation is a family-owned business and a leading supplier of high-quality metals. For over 30 years Eagle Alloys has cut, shaped and distributed essential materials to leading companies in chemical,…

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ISO 9001:2015 Certification Brings New Sales

About Applied Thermal Coatings-Combustion Engineering Solutions (ATC-CES) is a small minority owned business offering broad-based engineering, heat treating and coating support to suppliers worldwide. The company was founded in…

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Continued Success with Six Sigma Black Belt

About Integer® Holdings Corporation is one of the largest medical devices outsource (MDO) manufacturers in the world serving the cardiac, neuromodulation, vascular and portable medical markets. The company provides innovative,…

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Industrial Hygiene Assessment Leads to Cost Avoidance and Positive Workplace Culture

About As a part of the Allegion family of brands, Republic Doors and Frames has a long history as one of the nation's leading manufacturers of commercial steel doors and frames. Strategically located halfway between Memphis and…

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Six Sigma Green and Black Belt Training Continues to Drive Improvement

About Mohawk Industries, Inc., is a leading North American flooring manufacturer headquartered in Calhoun, Georgia. The company operates facilities in over 18 countries with locations in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The company's…

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Continued Support Leads to Additional Impact

About eSpin Technologies, Inc. was founded with the mission to develop technology to commercially manufacture nanofibers and nanofiber-based products. eSpin is located at the center of Enterprise South Industrial Park in…

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Concrete Polishing Company Begins Lean Journey

About Founded in 2004 in Norris, Tennessee, Concrete Polishing Solutions (CPS) is a privately-owned company that manufactures and distributes polished concrete floor grinders, polishing chemicals, diamond tooling, and surface…

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Value Stream Mapping and 5S Help Delay a Plant Expansion/Location Expenses

About Located in Nashville, Tennessee Safe-T-Cover is the result of years of expertise sparking a new way forward for the waterworks industry. The company began as HydroCowl in 1988 when Dean and Patty Davenport used their over…

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Assistance During Pandemic Keeps Production Moving

About In 1956, the Clayton family began its journey when founder Jim Clayton sold his first home and launched the dream of making homeownership attainable for everyone across America. They have come a long way over the last 60…

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TMEP Six Sigma Black Belt Testimonial

George has trained several classes of BB candidates for this site and all have resulted in significant savings. Thus far our relationship with George and The UT Center for Industrial Services has been very beneficial. The cost of…

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TMEP Testimonial

  It was beneficial to have course material tailored to meet the needs of our team. Reviewing SPC charts currently in use on our plant floor has helped supervisors explain how data should be used to produce a better…

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