Duval Precision Grinding Receives Nadcap Accreditation

Nadcap-Accredited Precision Grinding Service in Chicopee, MA, Exceeds Expectations of Rigorous Audit for Aerospace and Defense Special Processes

CHICOPEE, Mass., Sept. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Duval Precision Grinding, a high-quality precision grinding service provider in the OEM, military and defense, power generation, and FAA-overhaul industries, has passed the required audit to become Nadcap-accredited for Special Processes. Duval has an extensive reputation for providing quality precision grinding services for complex and crucial parts with exceptional reliability and accuracy. Receiving Nadcap accreditation represents continued efforts by Duval Precision Grinding to ensure quality results through efficient, cost-effective grinding operations.

“We were very pleased by the positive remarks from the Nadcap auditor,” said Duval CEORon Parlengas, “Our expert machinists displayed knowledge and skill that reflected well on our overall operations. The team has spent several weeks ensuring that all of our processes and controls conform to Nadcap standards.”

Nadcap was founded in 1989 by the Performance Review Institute to help define standard requirements for accreditation and operational program requirements. It is an industry-managed organization that helps standardize the approach to quality assurance in the aerospace manufacturing industry. Receiving Nadcap-accredited status reduces the redundancy of individual auditing between contractors, suppliers, and government representatives and provide overall quality standards that increase the efficiency of the aerospace manufacturing industry.

This is the first audit of Duval Precision Grinding by PRI/Nadcap industry experts; the company passed with no findings. Duval Precision Grinding was praised by the Nadcap auditor for their efficiency, strong documentation processes, and extremely knowledgeable staff. Duval Precision Grinding is now approved by PRI/Nadcap for Conventional Machining as a Special Process.

About Duval Precision Grinding

Duval Precision Grinding provides internal diameter grinding, outside diameter grinding, surface grinding, jig grinding, planetary grinding, and CNC grinding services for a variety of industries. Duval is capable of working with ferrous metals, stainless steel, non-ferrous metals and materials, and on any kind of coating or plating. Duval’s extensive range of equipment and more than 300 years of collective experience result in consistent delivery of tight tolerances on all operations. At Duval, precision is the only product.

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