Ironform earns CAT 7 Steps Weld Excellence Award
January 12, 2015 Ironform

Ironform earns CAT 7 Steps Weld Excellence Award

Posted in Company News

Detroit Tool Metal Products (DTMP), an Ironform Company, has recently been certified by Caterpillar Global Purchasing for DTMP’s completion and adherence to the Caterpillar 7 Steps to Weld Excellence (7SWE) standard. By achieving 7SWE certification, DTMP has demonstrated excellence in welding process control through the development and implementation of;

  • A quality management system for welding operations
  • Certification procedures for the three critical elements of welding – people, processes, and equipment
  • Continuous improvement processes
  • The use of best practices and improved reliability by standardization
  • Continued quality performance by embedding welding into the DTMP APQP process and by using Layered Process Audits

The achievement of 7SWE certification by DTMP is a significant event and distinguishes that DTMP has indeed achieved excellence in welding and has met rigorous standards to become world class.