Finding the Right Supplier (Part 3.)
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Finding the Right Supplier (Part 3.)

Changing Your Supplier Relationships You may not need to find new suppliers to get a new deal. You can usually get discounts, obtain improved service and receive other features you need by making a request of your current suppliers – although it may not be as simple as merely asking. …

Finding the Right Supplier (Part 2.)
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Finding the Right Supplier (Part 2.)

What Makes a Good Supplier? A lot of growing companies focus on one trait of their suppliers: price. And price certainly is important when you are selecting suppliers to accompany you as you grow your business. But there’s more to a supplier than an invoice-and more to the cost of …

Finding the Right Supplier (Part 1.)
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Finding the Right Supplier (Part 1.)

Whether you’re looking for raw materials for manufacturing or finished products to resell, this guide will help you find and forge great relationships with suppliers. Suppliers are essential to almost every business. Without raw materials to make what you sell or manufacturers to provide what you resell, you will have …

Taking Quality Assurance to the Next Step
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Taking Quality Assurance to the Next Step

One of the largest and most time consuming steps during the production of any high-precision part or assembly is going to come down to measurement. Yes, you had blueprints, yes you had 3D models, perhaps you even have a prototype. But at the end of the day, every finished product that …

Billet Precision Ltd. is ISO 9001:2008 + AS9100C Certified
Billet Precision is AS9100 Compliant
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Billet Precision Ltd. is ISO 9001:2008 + AS9100C Certified

Billet Precision has achieved ISO 9001:2008 + AS9100C Certification Billet Precision Ltd. is proud to announce we are compliant with the requirements of ISO 9001:2008 + AS9100C for the manufacturer of production and specialty components for the automotive, aerospace and medical device industries. Manufacturing process capability includes but is not limited to high-speed …

5 Questions to ask when pre-qualifying a new Supplier
Pre-qualifying a new Vendor
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5 Questions to ask when pre-qualifying a new Supplier

So you have built yourself a solid short-list of possible new Vendors, now it’s time to reach out and pre-qualify: Here are some questions to ask. If you have already built a list using our previous post on “5 Simple Criteria for quickly building a new Vendor list“, it’s time to …

5 Simple Criteria for building a Vendor list
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5 Simple Criteria for building a Vendor list

How to quickly find and select new vendors in a crowded marketplace can represent quite the challenge. There are no shortage of suppliers when you first sit down to Google your search. What quickly becomes apparent however is that a list of hundreds of promising candidates can be extremely time consuming to …

How to Get a Quote from Billet Precision
Get a quote from Billet Precision
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How to Get a Quote from Billet Precision

If you are looking to fast-track a project, here are a couple of tips on making the process faster and more accurate.   Reach out via the Website, Email or the Phone Be prepared to discuss the project – Timelines – NDA & Security – Quantities needed – Price per unit …

Billet Precision is ISO 9001:2008 Certified
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Billet Precision is ISO 9001:2008 Certified

Why is Billet Precision is ISO 9001:2008 Certified (and what does this mean for you?) Have you ever purchased a product or service that was fantastic, but upon purchasing it again the quality was very, very different?  You may have been working with a non-ISO 9001 certified business. What is …

Come and Visit us
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Come and Visit us

Located in Ottawa Canada and only 10 min from the international airport – Billet Precision invites any and all interested parties to come and visit. Narrated by president Joe Schuster, this video was shot at the Ottawa facility in September of 2015.

Handling Controlled Goods (CGP) Certified
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Handling Controlled Goods (CGP) Certified

How can companies in Defence, Aerospace, Energy and Satellite Technology obtain controlled parts, sub-assemblies and manufactured goods in a seamless, secure and professional manner? By working with a CGP-certified supplier. What is the Controlled Goods Program? The Controlled Goods Program (CGP) is a strict registration and compliance program that plays …

Billet is ISO 13485 Compliant
Billet Precision is ISO 13485 Compliant
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Billet is ISO 13485 Compliant

How can medical device manufacturers feel confident that their suppliers meet customer and regulatory requirements? By working with ISO 13485-compliant businesses. What is ISO 13485? ISO 13485:2003 is a standard for quality management systems in the manufacturing and/or provision of medical devices and related services.  ISO 13485 harmonizes medical device …

Pursuing AS9100 Compliance
Billet Precision is AS9100 Compliant
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Pursuing AS9100 Compliance

How can aerospace companies trust the quality of their suppliers and service providers? By working with AS9100-compliant businesses. AS9100 is a standard for managing quality within the aerospace industry; it is an industry-specific addition to ISO 9001 (link).  Before the creation of AS9100, aerospace companies would tailor ISO 9001 (a …