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Quality Control

When you ask how many people are dedicated to quality at Kenmode, the answer is always the same - Everybody.  Beyond the dedicated quality departments, every single employee understands and appreciates that quality is an essential part of their job.  

Company-Wide Internal Quality System

All employees within Kenmode can access relevant project data through our company-wide information system.  Data access ensures quality commitments are understood and implemented by every team member associated with a project.

  • Job Scheduling and Tracking
  • Blueprints with Revision History and Archive
  • Work Instructions
  • Quality Control Plans / Reports
  • Level I and Level II Documentation for ISO Standards
  • Calibration Database for Inspection Equipment, Gauges & Measuring Instruments
  • Internal System Audits and Monthly Quality System Reviews
  • Raw Material Inventory
  • Die Maintenance History
  • Equipment Preventative Maintenance Database

Mistake-Proof Process

We understand that zero defects is no longer just a goal; it's a mandate. We have developed processes that incorporate quality controls into every phase of a project -- from design through shipment -- so quality issues and surprises are virtually eliminated.

  • Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP)
  • Collaborative Product and Process Design (CPPD)
  • Design for Manufacturability (DFM)
  • Statistical Process Control (SPC)
  • Gauge Repeatability & Reproducibility (GR&R)
  • Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA)

Sophisticated Technology

We have invested in advanced technology to ensure parts meet stringent quality control requirements -- and that means zero defects.

  • OGP SNAP Full Function Digital Measuring Machine
  • CMM (Coordinate Measurement Machine)
  • Statistical Process Control System
  • Optical Vision Systems
  • Custom Gauges

Quality Certifications

We are proud to have attained several industry and manufacturing certifications. These certifications are a testament to our stringent quality systems and customer commitment.

  • ISO 9001
  • IATF 16949
  • ISO 13485
  • ISO 14001

Download Kenmode's latest certificates.

Quality Control Insights

December 6, 2017
Metal Stamping Defects Not an Option for Automotive Stamped Parts

In an increasingly global automotive market, suppliers such as precision metal stamping firms must be able to deliver parts with zero defects and ...

July 6, 2017
Metal Stamping Defects Can Spell Disaster for Medical Devices

Defective medical devices are costing manufacturers billions of dollars every year. Even more alarming, defects can lead to patient death and harm. ...

August 4, 2016
Ensuring Quality in Metal Stampings from Start to Finish: 13 Critical Steps to Ensure Metal Stamping Success (Steps 8-13)

Manufacturers who require precision metal stampings can benefit from understanding how to optimize the metal stamping process and reduce costs. This ...