Sterling Industries successfully partners with our customers to provide high quality solutions. We understand today’s stringent regulatory environment and the strict quality management requirements demanded by our customers.
The cost of poor quality can be significant in terms of time, dollars and credibility. We have implemented robust, repeatable practices and procedures that ensure the highest levels of quality for our customers and their products
OEMs are increasingly looking to outsource value-added services and component manufacturing in order to focus on their core competencies (i.e. Product Development, Marketing, and final product assembly) and increase Return on Capital.
Sterling Industries has a wide variety of experience in helping our customers achieve their goals through unique and innovative solutions. Whether you are looking for contract manufacturing, assistance in design or a combination of services to help you streamline your supply chain and remove cost complexity or poor quality from the equation Sterling has the know-how to make it happen.
100% on time, 100% complete, 100% Quality – Our service excellence ensures that customers receive their orders on time, complete and with the quality they expect. We achieve this excellence through a variety of methods and we track our results internally so that we can manage the desired outcome.
People: Sterling’s quality management team of engineers and inspectors are involved throughout the manufacturing life-cycle with all of our production orders. They insure that the components that we produce are to specification every time. Additionally, our production staff contribute directly to our service excellence with in-process inspections, using detailed work instructions and continuous improvement initiatives that originate on the production floor.
Process: Our quality systems, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and detailed work instructions ensure that all of our operations support a final product or component that is created to your specifications every time. We have consistent execution whether it’s design, manufacturing, assembly or quality inspections. Sterling Industries is ISO 9001 and ISO 13485 certified. We are also C-TPAT and CFR 820 compliant.
Technology: Sterling employs a fully integrated ERP / MRP / Sales Order Processing / Accounting system that manages all facets of production from raw material procurement to the shipment of finished goods. It works seamlessly with the accounting and distribution modules allowing Sterling to provide exceptional customer service.
In the design and manufacturing processes we utilize CMM, 3D modeling and advanced CAD/CAM to prepare for and execute production.
Product Manufacturing and Sub-Assembly
Manufacturing Capabilities: Sterling provides its customers with a wide array of manufacturing capabilities and processes in a variety of materials and formats. Our expertise includes but is not limited to:
- Complex machining (milling, turning)
- Injection molding
- Heat treating
- Coating and Finishing (anodization, chrome plating, powder coating, bead blasting, polishing etc.)
Sub-Assembly: Sterling Industries has a wide variety of capabilities to meet all of your needs. We will source or manufacture the components, assemble and test the final assembly. Our quality systems and SOP’s ensure that the assembly is created consistently to your specifications every time so that you can be confident in any dock-to-stock or dock-to-assembly line situation.
At Sterling Industries we utilize a collaborative solution oriented approach and seek to establish long term relationships so that we can operate as a trusted partner.
We are able to work from customer generated designs or provide our own. In addition, we have the background and expertise to suggest and implement manufacturing improvements that will reduce costs, reduce complexity and improve quality.
Vendor Consolidation and Supply Chain Management
We have the experience and know-how to reduce supplier management complexity and associated costs. Our capabilities include:
- Working with multiple customer departments (Executive, Purchasing, Engineering, Quality and Operations) to consolidate numerous raw materials and items.
- Sourcing and procuring raw materials from a variety of suppliers.
- Working with customers to complete First Article process for a variety of items.
- Strong project management skills to ensure that the consolidation is executed smoothly with little or no disruption to ongoing operations