Boca Raton, FL, July 23, 2018: QUSA Thermal, Inc. a global leader in providing high-grade thermal insulation solutions to the automotive, on & off-road equipment, power generation, industrial and marine industries is pleased to announce that its manufacturing unit has achieved IATF 16949:2016 certification, the highest international quality standard for the automotive industry. It also holds the ISO 9001:2015 certification.
With the manufacturing unit based in India operated by its affiliate company Q-Shield Diesel & Gas Technologies Pvt. Ltd., QUSA Thermal is able to provide its product on a global basis from an ISO 9001:2015 and IATF 16949:2016 certified facility. IATF 16949:2016 is not a stand-alone quality management standard, but is implemented as a supplement to, and in conjunction with, ISO 9001:2015. All automotive suppliers are required to upgrade their Quality Management Systems and achieve certification to IATF 16949 by September of 2018.
“The IATF certification is a significant milestone for our company and demonstrates our commitment to manufacturing high-quality, innovative, best-in-class products for our customers. It is a major accomplish by our manufacturing unit” said CEO of QUSA Thermal, Bill Weksel. “The Q-Shield product is one of the first removable flexible insulation solutions to receive the IATF certification and it builds momentum at a key time for us as we pursue additional opportunities to expand our business in the North American and European markets to provide the Q-Shield™ product globally at a cost-effective price.”
This will enable the company to further provide its widely recognized Q-Shield™ removable thermal insulation product line to a variety of multi-national companies as a Tier 1 vendor.
About QUSA Thermal:
QUSA Thermal, operating under the Q-Shield™ umbrella of companies has been providing its high-quality Q-Shield™ removable insulation product line since 2003 and has had manufacturing operations in India since 2010. The company provides removable insulation products to both OEM and end-user after market applications.