Northern Iron Receives Transportation & Power Generation Certification From The Performance Review Institute
Following their successful audit completion, Northern Iron and Machine has received certification from the Performance Review Institute in the Transportation and Power Generation Accreditation Program for casting processes. This certification emphasizes Northern Iron and Machine's continued commitment to making high quality castings and finished parts, and dedication to reducing costs.
The Performance Review Institute initially developed the certification process with GE Transportation and was patterned after the Nadcap program. This certification program was developed to improve quality and reduce manufacturing costs through improving manufacturing process controls and performance, and also to reduce compliance risk. Northern Iron and Machine's successful completion of the accreditation process shows their manufacturing methods are of highest quality.
Northern Iron And Machine is a ductile, austempered ductile and gray iron contract manufacturer that also provides finish-machined parts, painting and assembly of castings in its machine shop. They currently ship more than 4,500 tons of castings a year to the OEM equipment builders, oil field, off-highway, agriculture, locomotive and trucking equipment manufacturers.
Founded in 1906, Northern Iron and Machine has been a dedicated foundry and precision machined parts supplier to industry. With a three furnace foundry, Northern is capable of producing castings up to 250 lbs. in all grades of ductile, austempered ductile and gray iron.