Mehler Engineered Products, Inc. Case Study

The Results

The following are anticipated impacts:

$15.1M in sales
$145K in cost savings
$60K in investments
90 jobs created or retained

About Mehler Engineered Products, Inc.

Mehler Engineered Products, Inc. is a leading developer and manufacturer of technical textiles. They produce engineered yarns and fabrics for a variety of markets, applications, and end-uses. Mehler operates worldwide with about 875 employees working at a total of eight locations in Europe, the US, India, and China. Their US operations is in Martinsville, Virginia specializing in the manufacture of engineered yarns with approximately 75 workers.

The Challenge

Following increased requirements for improvements to the Quality Management System, Mehler approached GENEDGE Alliance requesting assistance in achieving IATF 16949:2016 certification making them more competitive to serve the auto industry.

MEP Center’s Role

Due to increased quality requirements from the automotive sector, Mehler recognized a need to upgrade their Quality Management System (QMS) from ISO9001-2015 to IATF 16949. GENEDGE facilitated all aspects of this transformation by identifying high-quality third-party consultants, arranging for a GAP analysis of their existing system, and clearly defining a schedule for training, review, and workshop sessions focused on finalizing the necessary improvements.

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