Preco's Vacuum Impregnation Technology Showcased at CastExpo
St. Louis, MI USA – Preco's HVLV System was exhibited at the 2013 CastExpo by Godfrey & Wing where major automotive OEMs made it a point to visit the booth to see the groundbreaking HVLV lean, front-loading vacuum impregnation system.
The most advanced component impregnation equipment in the world, the HVLV Vacuum Impregnation Dry Vacuum and Positive Pressure Porosity Sealing System uses patented Continuous Flow Impregnation (CFi) dry vacuum and pressure (DVP) technology and is capable of processing up to 15 cycles per hour. Featuring advanced green impregnation technology, the HVLV reduces the time to impregnate by approximately 80% compared with more conventional alternatives and is the solution for 100% pressure tight parts.
This year's CastExpo included more than 450 exhibitors and drew 7,000+ visitors over three days April 6-9, 2013 in St. Louis, Missouri.
Preco Purchases GW Vacuum Impregnation System
Chino, CA USA – Preco Manufacturing located in Chino, California recently purchased Godfrey & Wing's lean, cellular HVLV Vacuum Impregnation System. By purchasing the HVLV system, Preco expands their service offerings to include vacuum impregnation services to California's aviation and aerospace industries as well as to other leading commercial manufacturers. In selecting a vacuum impregnation process, system and sealant, it was paramount to Preco that they select a partner who had the highest qualifications. Godfrey & Wing's process and products are qualified under Military Standards MIL-STD-276A, MIL-I-17563C Class 1 and Class 3 and also on the QPL (Qualified Product List) 17563 Class 1 and Class 3 for their 95-1000AA high performance thermal cure impregnation sealant.
“After careful evaluation, we chose to work with Godfrey & Wing because of their extensive experience and expertise in vacuum impregnation processes, systems and sealants. The innovative, lean, front-loading HVLV vacuum impregnation system fits our needs perfectly, and we are looking forward to being able to offer this technology to manufacturers in our area,” commented Martin Munguia, President of Preco Manufacturing.
With over 60 years of experience in vacuum impregnation, Godfrey & Wing will develop the impregnation process, perform sealant control and train Preco staff to operate the equipment. The HVLV will be delivered to Preco Manufacturing in late April 2013.
Preco Manufacturing, Inc. Receives AS9100:2009 & ISO 9001:2008 Certification
Chino, CA USA – Preco Manufacturing, Inc., a leader in aerospace manufacturing, has been awarded AS9100: Rev C & ISO 9001:2008 certification for its Quality Management System, demonstrating its uncompromising commitment to providing the highest quality products and services to its customers around the world.
“Taking this important step in obtaining certification validates all of our efforts to improve the quality, delivery and dependability of our products and services,” said Martin Munguia, President of Preco Mfg. “Our certification is a step forward in our continued efforts to establish ourselves as a premier supplier of products and services to our customers around the world. It marks a significant milestone for the company and demonstrates our commitment to quality.”
“All of our customers want to be confident that they are doing business with an organization that can consistently meet or exceed their requirements in a timely manner,” said Maggie Urrutia, Customer Liaison & Marketing Director for Preco Mfg. “Successfully completing the rigorous process required for AS9100 certification is a step in the right direction and reinforces our commitment to superior quality and our customer base.”
Preco received its AS9100 & ISO 9001:2008 registration from PRG, an accredited registrar that performs assessments of management systems against requirements of national and international standards for quality.
Maggie recognized by the NAPW
Maggie Urrutia was named recipient of the 2008 award and recognized for her dedication and excellence within the profession and was formally inducted into the National Association of Professional Women.
Preco Commences AS9100 Certification
Preco Manufacturing Inc. understands that the aerospace industry is quickly embracing ISO certification as a means of improving quality and on-time delivery within their supply chain. Therefore, Preco is excited to announce that the they have taken the leap to acquire not only its ISO 9001:2000 certification but also its AS9100 certification—which will undoubtedly help implement the rigorous standards that aerospace companies are looking for in this ever changing industry. Preco will provide additional training to all of its employees during the certification process that will create a unique value to their customers. The certification will be achieved by November 2008.
Martin acknowledged by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Martin Munguia, President of Preco Mfg, was recognized and inducted by the ASME for promoting the art, science and practice of Mechanical Engineering.
Preco Acquires a New Facility with it’s Expansion Plans
Preco Manufacturing successfully acquired an approximately 6,000 sq ft new building to facilitate ongoing operations. The building is located in the heart of an industrial complex in the city of Chino, California. “It was a perfect opportunity for us to expand and to better serve our customers without encountering the unnecessary downtime of our previously congested facility. We had far outgrown our last building of less than 2,000 sq ft.” commented Martin Munguia, President and Quality Director of Preco Manufacturing. The facility was completed and was in operation by January of 2006.