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Part of Redefining the Standard, is our continual pursuit of improving corrosion resistance and the granting of three U.S. patents:

United States Patent Number 7,641,782 B2   Jan. 5, 2010
METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR IMPROVING CORROSION RESISTANCE OF CHROME PLATED MATERIAL.

United States Patent Number 7,037,373  B2  May 2, 2006
APPARATUS FOR IMPROVING COORSION RESISTANCE OF CHROME PLATED MATERIAL

United States Patent Number 6,808,751 B2  Oct. 26, 2004
METHOD FOR IMPROVING CORROSION RESISTANCE OF CHROME PLATED MATERIAL

These patents are just one more reason we are proud and confident that our chrome bars have no equal in the industry.  They demonstrate tangible results in a continual improvement process to provide you with a better product.

ISO CERTIFICATIONS

The ISO 9001 standards state the requirements for a commercial entity to be certified for its commitment to quality management.
 

Our ISO 9001 Approval and Registrarion,  tells our customers, and employees that  the Industrial Hard Chromes companies are committed and willing to improve efficiency, and that they have an effective quality management system in place.

Implementing a quality management system to satisfy ISO 9001 requirements starts with establishing quality objectives, and communicating the objectives to all levels of responsibility within the organization. Once quality goals are set, the organization must evaluate the quality policies and determine whether they contribute toward higher efficiency.

The achievement of ISO 9001 certification was a proud day for our company because those certifications to an International Standard validated our on-going commitment to quality control for every order you place.




Caterpillar SQEP: Caterpillar SQEP is a certification program that encompasses and demands extremely high levels in a CAT supplier's quality systems as well as commitment to continual imporovement and deployment of an effective Six Sigma process within their organization.  IHC is extemely proud to have been certified by CAT in the first year of this certification process and recertified each year since. 

 

Industrial Hard Chrome, Ltd. 501 Fluid Power Drive Geneva, IL 60134
630.208.7000