Frank Millard & Company, Inc. achieves ISO 9001:2015 Registration
Burlington, Iowa – Frank Millard & Company, Inc. a 156-year-old Industrial, Sheet Metal, Mechanical Piping, Electrical, Machine Shop and General Construction Company based in Burlington, Iowa is pleased to announce they have obtained the ISO 9001:2015 registration of their Quality Management System for their Burlington, Iowa fabrication facility.
Specifically, the ISO Registration of its Quality Management System that includes the following scope, “Design and Fabrication of Sheet Metal, Piping, Light Structural Steel and Precision Machined Parts and Assemblies”. The registration covers items manufactured in the Frank Millard Sheet Metal, Pipe and Machine Shops.
“Frank Millard & Company, Inc. has always taken a tremendous amount of pride in the quality of our workmanship. Obtaining the ISO registration for our quality management system further ensures that our customers are receiving a consistent, high-quality product that has gone through our rigorous quality control process from the initial shop order, through shop fabrication and our final inspection process prior to leaving the shop floor“ said Frank Millard & Company President Mac Coffin II.
Frank Millard & Company’s ISO Quality team consists of members from Management, Purchasing, Safety, in addition to the Sheet Metal, Piping and Machine Shop departments. Their quality team worked tirelessly to develop and roll out a complete quality control system to support Frank Millard & Company’s staff and customers. The new quality system established a series of detailed procedures that allow them to maintain a high quality standard from the very beginning of project, through product design, material procurement, shop fabrication, and the final inspection process. In addition to detailed procedures, ISO Certification requires them to maintain exhaustive training standards with all fabrication shop employees. Upon the completion of the new quality management system, the company trained all of its shop employees on the detailed procedures required for the fabrication shop quality standard, then to support the training effort, completed internal audits as well as facilitated audits conducted by independent ISO contractors , as required to receive their initial certification. Going forward ISO requires them to have annual audits, including documentation reviews, Quality Objective Tracking, and a Continuous Improvement process, to maintain their registration and our quality standard.
Coffin further stated, “Frank Millard & Company has always been on the forefront of innovation and technology as applied to our construction work. With our recently expanded Burlington shop, we now have over 40,000 sq. ft. of state-of-the-art fabrication space with the latest in cutting edge fabrication equipment coupled with a team of highly skilled craftsman. Now we are taking our already high quality standards to the next level. Very few contractors have an ISO registered fabrication facility. We did so because we want to be the go-to fabrication company for all our industrial clients”.
Serving Southeast Iowa, West Central Illinois, and various satellite locations though out the U.S., Frank Millard & Company was founded on the banks of the Mississippi river in 1864 as a lumber and supply company. Today the fifth generation, family owned company is the industry leader in Residential, Commercial and Industrial contractor with multiple divisions including HVAC, Plumbing, Mechanical Piping, Millwright, Roofing, Carpentry, Concrete, Painting, and Electrical services in addition to the Sheet Metal, Piping, Light Structural Steel and Precision Machine Fabrication Shops.