LETTERKENNY, Ireland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Zeus Industrial Products (Ireland), Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Zeus, announced today it has been awarded ISO/TS16949 certification as a manufacturer and supplier to the automotive industry. Based on the ISO 9001 standard, the TS16949 is a technical specification that emphasizes a quality management system to provide continuous improvement and safety while focusing on defect prevention. The certification is just one of many steps taken by the polymer extrusion manufacturer to position itself for growth. It also holds ISO AS9100c, a similar certification for Aerospace, and recently completed an expansion of its Letterkenny facility that now totals more than 8300 sq. meters (90,000 sq. feet).
Fluoropolymers and other engineered plastics, such as polyether ether ketone (PEEK), are quickly becoming the materials of choice for applications requiring high performance properties like hydraulic, wire coating, fiber optic, and sealing. Zeus extrudes PEEK and other materials into spiral wrap, convoluted tubing and heat shrink products that maintain exceptional physical properties even when exposed to elevated temperatures or aggressive chemicals. “We take quality very seriously. Our employees know we are a manufacturer of critical components and our customer satisfaction is directly linked to the ongoing attention to and improvement of quality.” said Séamus Hughes, General Manager, Zeus Industrial Products (Ireland), Limited. “We are the leader for performance extrusions in the healthcare industry and with these new measures in place, we are poised to be the supplier of choice for performance extrusions in the aerospace and automotive industries as well.”
About Zeus Industrial Products, Inc.
Zeus Industrial Products, Inc. is headquartered in Orangeburg, SC USA. Its core business is the development and precision extrusion of advanced polymeric materials. The company employs 1,250 people worldwide with manufacturing facilities in Aiken, Gaston, and Orangeburg, South Carolina, Branchburg, New Jersey, and Letterkenny, Ireland. Zeus products and services serve companies in the medical, automotive, aerospace, fiber optics, energy, and fluid management markets. For more information, visit www.zeusinc.com.