Quebec foundry honored with award

AFS Corporate Member Saguenay Foundry (Chicoutimi, Quebec) was presented with a regional distinction Quebec Performance Award. 

The Québec Performance Awards are the highest distinction awarded annually by the Québec government to private companies and public organizations that stand out for the quality of their management and overall performance.

Saguenay Foundry is an iron casting facility that produces large heavy duty parts weighing from 200-16,000 lbs. The company has also made moves for its future.

In 2015, Saguenay started a new in-house pattern shop to supply all of its patternmaking needs. In 2017, the company earned its ISO 9001:2015 accreditation. Then in 2018, it began Lean deployment, and began a 4.0 industry approach in 2019.