Transcraft® Earns ISO 9001:2008 Registration for Quality Management
CADIZ, Ky. – March 6, 2014 – Transcraft Corporation, a leading producer of platform trailers in North America for Wabash National Corporation (NYSE:WNC), recently received ISO 9001:2008 registration for its Cadiz, Ky., operations. The ISO 9001:2008 standard, published by the International Organization for Standardization, is an international reference for quality management requirements and continuous improvement of business-to-business interactions.
"This is a significant milestone for Transcraft. Not only does it provide a standardized quality system to build upon, it further solidifies our commitment to continuous improvement and operational excellence," said Brent Yeagy, president of Commercial Trailer Products at Wabash National. "I'm proud of the team in Cadiz. This achievement was only made possible through the combined effort and dedication of each and every associate at our Transcraft operation."
The ISO 9001:2008 standard provides guidance and tools for organizations that want to ensure their products and services consistently meet customers' requirements, and that quality is consistently improved. The standard is based on a number of quality management principles, including a strong customer focus and a process of continuous improvement.
"Achieving ISO 9001:2008 registration reflects our commitment to upholding world-class quality standards in our manufacturing operations," said Dick Giromini, Wabash National's president and chief executive officer.
Wabash National's manufacturing operations in Lafayette, Ind., achieved ISO 9001:2008 certification in 2012. It was also the first semi- trailer manufacturer in North America to receive ISO 14001:2004 registration for Environmental Management, which the company earned in 2005.
Established in 1962, Transcraft offers a wide range of flatbed and drop deck trailer models sold under the Transcraft® and BensonTM brand names. Its steel, hybrid and aluminum models boast the industry's highest quality specifications to stand up to customers' demands for increased load capacity, minimal maintenance and rugged dependability, year after year.
For more information about Transcraft, please visit www.transcraft.com or call 877-489-9020.
Headquartered in Lafayette, Indiana, Wabash National Corporation (NYSE: WNC) is a diversified industrial manufacturer and North America’s leading producer of semi-trailers and liquid transportation systems. Established in 1985, the company manufactures a diverse range of products including: dry freight and refrigerated trailers, platform trailers, bulk tank trailers, dry and refrigerated truck bodies, truck-mounted tanks, intermodal equipment, aircraft refueling equipment, structural composite panels and products, trailer aerodynamic solutions, and specialty food grade and pharmaceutical equipment. Its innovative products are sold under the following brand names: Wabash National®, Beall®, Benson®, Brenner® Tank, Bulk Tank International, DuraPlate®, Extract Technology®, Garsite, Progress Tank, Transcraft®, Walker Barrier Systems, Walker Engineered Products, and Walker Transport. Visit www.wabashnational.com to learn more.