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Milton CAT Completes Certification to The International Standard, ISO9001: 2015 Quality System
Milford, MA, March 2, 2018 - Milton CAT, Power Systems Division is pleased to announce their certification to the International Standard, ISO9001:2015 quality system. Milton CAT is the only Caterpillar Dealer in North America with this certification.
This certification provides assurance to our customers that we are focused on continual improvement and customer satisfaction and provides confidence that Milton CAT is dedicated to:
- Standardized product
- Standardized processes
- Continual improvement
- Rigorous subcontractor auditing
First certified in 1999, Milton CAT, Power Systems Division is audited every year and must be recertified every three years to the current ISO standard. If the standard has changed, Milton CAT must evaluate its existing procedures and align them with the new standard requirements and business systems. Major changes to the quality system and overall processes were made to meet the new ISO9001: 2015 standard which include extensive process mapping and merging business system processes with the new quality standard. This is Milton CAT’s third recertification to a new standard.
Milton CAT Holds "Paving Essentials" Workshops At The New York State Fairgrounds in Syracuse, NY On Feb. 8th & 9th
Nearly 350 individuals representing 43 companies/municipalities braved a snow storm to attend the "Paving Essentials" workshops where they heard from industry expert, Terry Humphrey, who provided information on the latest techniques and services needed to stay ahead of the competition. Attendees were given the opportunity to view a broad line of paving products offered by Milton CAT including equipment from Weiler and the latest Trimble paving technology from SITECH Northeast.
Milton CAT Hosts ARAM Monthly Meeting On March 15 At Their Milford, MA Location
On March 15, Milton CAT hosted ARAM (American Rental Association of Massachusetts) for their monthly meeting. Over 80 individuals (including employees from several Milton CAT Rental Alliance members) gathered for a reception in the lobby and dinner in the CCE (Compact Construction Equipment) Service Shop. After the dinner, attendees moved upstairs to the main conference room where they listened to a presentation from a representative of the MASS DOT.
Milton CAT Hosts Forestry Training Day
In conjunction with the Empire Forest Products Association, Milton CAT hosted the Association's annual "Day of Training".
The event was held at Milton CAT's Batavia location and over 65 individuals representing Timber Harvesters, Lumber Manufacturers, and Pulp and Paper Companies from throughout New York State were in attendance.
Left: Milton CAT Sales Manager Steve Earle gives the attendees an overview of the day ahead of them.
Right: Tim Carnsdale of the New York State Department of Transportation provides an understanding of the on-highway transportation regulations for the wood products industry.
Left: Jim Haighty of the New York State Department of Transportation gives a walkaround through the eyes of an inspector - what they are looking for and how to keep your vehicles safe and up to regulation.
Right: Peter Miller of the New York State Department of Conservation addresses oil and fuel spills in the woods and in the shop - how to prevent them and how to control them when they happen.
Left: Jard Utz, Milton CAT Product Support Sales Manager, talks about how to avoid contamination in your machine's systems and the many problems that can result.
Right: Consulting Forrester Sue Keister presents on Geographic Information Systems and how they can improve your bottom line.
Left: Milton CAT Forestry Industry Manager Peter Collins and Technical Communicator Todd Fillinger cover "Today's Skidder" - why, what size, and how to maintain.
Right: Tours of the Milton CAT facility were a big hit with the visitors.