Growing Injection Molder/Contract Manufacturer Focuses on Quality for Long-Term Success

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By: Liz Lipply | April 17, 2018

Akron, Ohio, April 17, 2018: Ferriot Inc., a custom injection molding company and contract manufacturer has appointed two new members to its quality team. Richard Hodnick has been appointed to Director of Quality and Joe Steger as Quality Engineer.

Picture1-4Rich has 30 years of experience leading both public and private companies in the areas of quality assurance, process engineering, reliability engineering and project management. Rich and his team of quality improvement engineers and technicians will be charged with advancing both our capabilities and increasing responsiveness and satisfaction levels with our customers.

Rich’s initial goals are registration of Quality Management Systems (QMS) for Ferriot and wholly owned subsidiary, American Original Building Products LLC, to the new ISO 9001:2015 quality standards. In addition, he will focus on fully integrating the QMS into the IQMS ERP system allowing the company to fully realize the benefits of this closed loop business system.


Picture1-Oct-27-2021-02-19-00-38-PMQuality Engineer, Joe Steger, has served in several significant quality and manufacturing roles that include 13 years as Quality Assurance & Reliability Lead Engineer and 10-years of experience as a CNC machinist and molding/tooling/finished good inspector. Recent accomplishments for Joe include co-developing and implementing a reliability testing laboratory. He looks forward to getting know Ferriot’s valued customers and becoming familiar with IQMS.

Craig Ferriot, President of Ferriot, Inc. said, “Both are great additions to our team and understand the importance of customer satisfaction.”


About Ferriot

Ferriot, Inc. is a full-service contract manufacturer and custom injection molder of engineered resins. Privately held since its founding in 1929, Ferriot employs veteran engineers and skilled technicians of the manufacturing and plastic injection molding industry. Ferriot’s contract manufacturing services include engineering, design, molding, sub- and final assembly, delivery of components and finished products for a variety of industries. Markets include building and construction, medical, industrial, business machines, oil and gas, electronics, consumer goods and more.

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