Kovacs Machine & Tool Awarded New ISO Standard Certification

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact:     Michael Harrington
                    General Manager
                    Kovacs Machine & Tool Company
Office:        203.265.9882
Email:        mharrington@simsonproducts.com

(Wallingford, CT, August 22, 2018) – Kovacs Machine & Tool Co. today announced they have been awarded the ISO 9001:2015 Quality Standard Certificate.

ISO 9001:2015 is the international standard that mandates specific requirements be met for a quality management system (QMS). By meeting the extensive criteria for this standard, Kovacs Machine & Tool affirms its ability to consistently deliver quality products and services to its customers.

“Upgrading to the ISO 9001:2015 standard demonstrates our unquestionable commitment to meeting customers’ needs, and confirms our reputation as an organization dedicated to the highest quality standards,” said Michael Harrington, General Manager of Kovacs Machine & Tool. “This is a prime example of our mission; to ensure that the products and services received from Kovacs are of the very best.”

In February 2018, Kovacs Machine & Tool began the internal process of certification in collaboration with CONNSTEP Inc., a manufacturing consultancy firm with expertise in ISO compliance. CONNSTEP’s quality expert, Noel Roberts, provided the necessary leadership, guidance and unwavering support for implementation of the new standard. “Noel was fantastic. He worked tirelessly with us to ensure that we had all the right pieces for our QMS, but more importantly, ensuring all the pieces worked together.”

“Our team is incredibly proud to be recognized for their hard work in producing products with quality in mind, and continuously looking for ways to improve our processes,” according to Harrington.

About Kovacs Machine & Tool Co.:

Kovacs Machine & Tool Co. is solely owned and operated by SIMSON Corporation. Kovacs Machine & Tool Co. is a preferred OEM supplier of precision-machined components for some of the industry’s largest customers. The company’s proven approach, coupled with turnkey solutions, helps customers bring their parts from the engineering table to market efficiently and cost-effectively.

Kovacs Machine & Tool Co.
203.269.4949
info@kovacsmachine.com
www.kovacsmachine.com

Kovacs Machine & Tool, Co. Appoints New General Manager

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact:     Michael Harrington
                    General Manager
                    Kovacs Machine & Tool Company
Office:        203.265.9882
Email:        mharrington@simsonproducts.com

(Wallingford, CT, October 1, 2017) – Kovacs Machine & Tool Co. is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Harrington, as its new General Manager of Plant Operations.

Michael is an experienced manufacturing executive with over 20 years of expertise in manufacturing, engineering, marketing and business strategies as well as operations.  After a successful career as a tool & die maker for medical device, Michael spun up a mold-making division for a foundry pattern making company located in Massachusetts. He was charged with staffing, design engineering, manufacturing,  quality, and overall business strategy.

“Under Michael’s leadership, he will be responsible for implementing expansive technical business upgrades, preparing our quality system for ISO certification and lead and manage procedural improvements in all areas of the business. Michael’s appointment adds further dynamism and depth to our already stellar team,” says Allen Cuccaro, President, and CEO of Kovacs Machine & Tool Co. “His leadership qualities, vision, and ability to create value will ensure that our business remains well placed to expand and continue to deliver high-quality products and services that our customers depend on.”

“Kovacs Machine & Tool Co. has a long-standing tradition of exceptional customer service, manufacturing high-quality parts, and their commitment to focus on long-term customer partnerships, These attributes are precisely what has made Kovacs Machine & Tool Co. so successful,” commented Mr. Harrington.  “The organization’s long-term strategy coupled with the ability to embrace new technologies in all areas of the business makes this company and its great team well positioned for continued success. I am proud and honored to lead this remarkable organization,” said Mr. Harrington.

About Kovacs Machine & Tool Co.:

Kovacs Machine & Tool Co. is solely owned and operated by SIMSON Corporation. Kovacs Machine & Tool Co. is a preferred OEM supplier of precision-machined components for some of the industry’s largest customers. The company’s proven approach, coupled with turnkey solutions, helps customers bring their parts from the engineering table to market efficiently and cost-effectively.

For additional information contact:

Kovacs Machine & Tool Co.
203.269.4949
info@kovacsmachine.com
www.kovacsmachine.com