Kenmode Precision Metal Stamping Appoints Abid Rashid as Director of Quality Assurance

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Abid Rashid, bringing 15 years of experience to Kenmode, will identify new opportunities for enhancing quality and incorporate the latest advances in quality assurance.

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Abid Rashid will help us build on our commitment to continuous improvement in all quality-related programs and systems, in concert with our quality department and our entire team.

Kenmode Precision Metal Stamping has announced that Abid Rashid has joined the firm as Director of Quality Assurance. He brings more than 15 years of experience in managing quality systems, processes and certifications for manufacturers in the U.S. and abroad.

He previously held the posts of Corporate Quality Manager at Sonoco Products Company in the Protective Solutions Division, Vice President of Quality at NetCom, Inc., and Quality Assurance Manager for Prince Industries, all in the Chicago area. His experience encompasses a variety of industries, including automotive, medical, defense, and electronics, and diverse manufacturing processes, such as electromechanical assembly, fabrication, stamping, molding, and machining. He has established and managed quality systems in the U.S., Mexico, China and Greece. He holds a master’s degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Illinois at Chicago.

“Abid Rashid will help us build on our commitment to continuous improvement in all quality-related programs and systems, in concert with our quality department and our entire team,” said Kurt Moders, president of Kenmode. “We are dedicated to producing precision stampings with zero defects, which requires attention to quality from start to finish, beginning with advising on part design and prototyping, through material selection, production, testing, packaging and shipping.”

“Kenmode has long-established quality management systems and processes in place,” Abid Rashid said. “I look forward to working with the quality team to identify new opportunities for enhancing quality and to continually incorporate the latest advances in quality assurance.”

Kenmode maintains ISO (International Organization for Standardization) certifications for its manufacturing operations through ISO 9001:2008, medical devices through ISO 13485:2003, and the automotive industry through ISO/TS 16949:2009.

To help customers understand the importance of quality in precision metal stampings, Kenmode has published two e-books on quality, which are available for free download at http://www.kenmode.com/resources

ABOUT KENMODE PRECISION METAL STAMPING
Since its founding in 1960, Kenmode has built a reputation for strict adherence to uncompromised quality and performance standards in the manufacture of complex, high-precision custom metal stampings and assemblies for the automotive, electronics, consumer goods, insert molding, and medical device industries. Today, Kenmode fields one of the largest and most experienced engineering, design, and tool & die teams in the industry, handling a wide range of materials and component parts, from micro-miniature medical stampings to large automotive stampings.

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