PRESS RELEASE: SIFCO EARNS NADCAP METALLIC MATERIALS MANUFACTURING ACCREDITATION
Cleveland, Ohio – SIFCO Industries, Inc. (NYSE-American: SIF), February 2, 2018
On December 27, 2017 SIFCO’s Cleveland location became the first United States forging manufacturer to obtain NADCAP Metallic Materials Manufacturing certification (“MMM”). The scope of the audit undertaken to obtain this certification included forging equipment and processes to ensure consistency of manufacture. Other processes audited covered billet cutting, preparation, and heating, as well as post-forging operations. With mandates on the horizon from aerospace industry leaders, SIFCO proactively obtained the accreditation to ensure alignment with customers’ supplier quality requirements.
This certification provides confirmation of SIFCO's continued efforts at technical excellence and ability to manage varying customer expectations within a robust and stable quality system. It brings confidence to our customers that SIFCO’s forging processes are standardized and aligned with stringent aerospace and defense specifications.
SIFCO continues to maintain NADCAP certifications in Heat Treat, Chemical Processing, and Non-Destructive Testing; achieving MMM certification proves superior competency across SIFCO’s entire production value stream
SIFCO first received NADCAP Aerospace accreditation in March 2003 for Non-Destructive Testing followed by Heat Treat accreditation in December of the same year and chemical processing accreditation in January 2006.
Headquartered in Cleveland Ohio, SIFCO is a leading aerospace and energy forged & machined part solutions provider for Airframe, Landing Gear and Engine Components. SIFCO’s global foot print includes components on most major Military and Commercial programs. The materials forged include: Nickel, Super Alloys, Titanium, Aluminum, Alloy and Stainless Steels. Die forgings produced range from 1lb to 1,200lbs. As well as NADCAP, the company is AS9100, ISO9001 approved and is certified by most major aerospace manufacturers.
Certain statements contained in this press release are “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, such as statements relating to financial results and plans for future business development activities and are thus prospective. Such forward-looking statements are subject to risks, uncertainties and other factors, which could cause actual results to differ materially from future results expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Potential risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, economic conditions, competition and other uncertainties detailed from time to time in the Company's Securities and Exchange Commission filings.
The Company's Form 10-K for the year ended September 30, 2017 can be accessed through its website: www.sifco.com, or on the Securities and Exchange Commission's website: www.sec.gov.
SIFCO Industries, Inc.
Thomas R. Kubera, 216-881-8600