ASI Certifications and Awards

2011 marks our thirteenth year as an ISO 9001 certified company. Click the thumbnails or links below to view ASI's ISO certificate in PDF format.

Q1 Award

Q1 Rating from Ford On July 19, 2000 Larry Miller, of Purchasing at Ford Motor Company, presented Automatic Systems, Inc. with the Q1 Award. The Ford Q1 Award indicates that ASI is recognized as a Tier 1 and preferred supplier to Ford Motor Company and represents certifications and enhancements beyond the industry.s standard requirements.

In order to receive the Q1 Award, ASI had to pass Ford's Quality Operating System (QOS) Assessment. The Assessment involves criteria in communication, teamwork, management review, measurables, quantifying tools, continuous improvement and dynamic processes. Along with his congratulations, Miller presented ASI with a Q1 plaque.

"With Ford's Q1 rating, we have now been certified to all of the material handling industries highest levels of quality standards including: ISO 9001-1994, QS 9000/TE Second Edition and Ford QOS. Receiving our Ford Q1 Award and Quality Management System Certifications was a team effort. All ASI associates put forth their best effort in a spirit of continuous improvement in order to achieve this goal," says Herb Phelps, Quality Assurance Manager for ASI.

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