Quality Control

Quality Control and Assurance

At FMS part quality isn't negotiable—it's the cornerstone of everything we do. We recognize that the success of any project hinges on the quality of its components. From design to production, we strive to ensure that every part leaving our facility is an example of excellence. We are proud to be an ISO9001-2015 certified facility.

Our Culture of Quality

A company's culture defines its character, and FMS, our culture is one of unwavering commitment to
quality. It's not just a process; it's a way of life. Here's how we cultivate and nurture a culture of quality:



Quality starts at the top. Our leadership team makes quality a priority in every decision and operation. This commitment is reflected in practical activities like annual strategic planning retreats that shape our vision, through management reviews, and weekly meetings to ensure this commitment cascades throughout the organization.



Our employees are more than just workers; they are quality champions. We empower every employee to take ownership of quality, encouraging them to contribute to a culture of continual improvement. All employees are empowered and encouraged to pause any process with an eye to improving quality, throughput, cost, and safety.



Quality is a skill honed over time. We invest in comprehensive training programs that equip our team with the knowledge and tools to ensure consistency in every step of the process, fostering a culture of organizational excellence.



Quality isn't solitary, it's collaborative. At FMS every department works in synergy, sharing insights and best practices to uphold and enhance quality at every step of the process.


Data-Driven Decisions

We're not content with assumptions; we are driven by data. Our decisions are rooted in data collection and analysis, enabling us to identify trends, pinpoint areas for improvement, and make informed decisions.


Continual Improvement

Incremental improvement is better than delayed perfection. We embrace a philosophy of continual improvement, constantly seeking ways to refine processes, enhance efficiencies, and elevate the quality of our products.


Corrective and preventive action

FMS is committed to doing it right the first time but in cases where issues do arise, we will immediately respond in a timely and thorough way. We strive for permanent solutions that will address any customer needs that occur.
Behind our culture of quality stands an arsenal of tools that enable us to stay at the forefront of ever changing industry standards. These are the tools that allow us to attain and maintain organizational excellence.


Advanced Measuring Equipment

Zeiss O-Inspect CMM, Keyence IM-8000, NDT-RAM Resonance tester, optical comparators with Quadra-check, Tinius Olsen Universal testing machine, Vari-Roll Gear tester.


Hand Tools

Micrometers, calipers, indicators, thread gages, gage blocks and pins, custom gages and fixtures.


Hardness Testers

3 Rockwell hardness testers. Leco micro hardness tester.


Robust Data Collection and Analysis

Datamyte, Mini-tab, Excel.


Quality Systems

ISO 9001-2015 internal and external auditing, MAQMSR, 5S, PPAP, APQP.
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