LAKE GENEVA, Wis.—Trostel Ltd.'s polymer compounding division earned its third Supplier Quality Excellence Process certification from Caterpillar Inc.
The firm said the certification recognizes Caterpillar suppliers that meet and sustain high standards through high levels of quality, delivery, process control and Six Sigma.
Trostel said its commitment to exceptional quality parts and a culture focused on zero defects were key factors in it receiving the certification.
“The CAT Bronze certification recognizes Trostel's compounding division for our commitment to providing the highest quality products,” said Trostel Quality Manager Ram Sukumar. “The certification criteria are becoming more exacting every year, which pushes us to continually improve in all areas of supplier performance excellence, benefiting all of our customers.”
Trostel manufactures precision seals, custom molded rubber products and proprietary compound mixes for the appliance, automotive and general industrial markets.