Holland, MI, November 09, 2016 --(PR.com
)-- K-Line Industries, Inc. in Holland, Michigan, a leading supplier of Specialty Service Tools has achieved the top one percent of all Caterpillar’s global suppliers and been awarded Platinum SQEP Certification. K-Line is honored to be among the few with this prestigious certification.
Caterpillar’s SQEP (Supplier Quality Excellence Program) program is designed to place special emphasis on supplier performance excellence. Bronze, Silver, Gold, or Platinum Certification is awarded to suppliers that can enhance the quality of Caterpillar’s products and services through achieving the highest levels of quality, delivery, and process control. Caterpillar’s objective is to implement a culture for “zero-defects” across its entire supply base.
K-Line has been a supplier and partner to Caterpillar Dealer Service Tools for over 30 years. In 2008 K-Line became a collaborative supplier to assist in the engineering design and validation of service tools. Over the course of doing business with Caterpillar, K-Line has been engaged in providing quality design and product through excellent process control and continuous improvement, dating back to their first Bronze Certification in 2010, reaching Gold level in 2013-2015, and maintaining focus to achieve the highest SQEP Certification of Platinum in 2016.
“SQEP certification with CAT has been and continues to be a beneficial journey for K-Line. The stringent requirements to meet the highest levels of quality certification with CAT have made K-Line not only a better supplier to CAT, but also a better supplier to all our customers,” said K-Line’s CEO Caleb Doezema.
K-Line Industries, Inc. is a Special Service Tool supplier for Heavy Truck, Agricultural, Construction, Marine, and Turf markets with operations in United States and Europe. K-Line handles the complete service tool process from design, validation, production, and distribution to complete OEM e-commerce service tool solutions. K-Line continues to be committed to the total satisfaction of all their customers, which is sustainable through world-class products, services, and solutions.
To learn more about K-Line Industries, Inc., please visit their website www.klineind.com