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Acme Industrial Receives Government Approval for QSLM of Class 3 Threaded Fasteners

CARPENTERSVILLE, IL — October 28, 2010 — Acme Industrial Company, a subsidiary of Jergens, Inc., has announced that it has been approved by the United States Defense Logistics Agency as a supplier of Class 3 Threaded Fasteners. The Qualified Suppliers List for Manufacturers (QSLM) approval extends to Acme's keylocking stud products, which provide high pull-out strength and torque-out capability. The studs are produced to NAS and SAE standards, (MS51833 and MS51834), and are available in inch and metric sizes in a variety of materials.

Under the QSLM program, manufacturers are qualified based on an assessment of their applied process controls and compliance with specific QSL criteria. Manufacturers must demonstrate that an acceptable Quality Program is in place and in use on a routine basis, providing maximum assurance that products conform to specification requirements. Such a program must include evidence that product is not commingled, lot traceability is maintained, and Statistical Process Control (SPC) is in use in manufacturing operations on a regular basis.

Acme Industrial Company, a major manufacturer of keylocking threaded inserts, Swage-Sert™ thinwall threaded inserts (M45932/1 products), keylocking studs and drill bushing products. Founded in 1914, Acme's products are specified throughout industry, including aerospace, and military applications. Acme Industrial Company has an ISO 9001:2008 registered quality system.




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