Tucson's Salvation Army serves approximately 2,500 meals each Thanksgiving Day. The Monday before the 2017 Thanksgiving they had only 40 turkeys for the annual banquet. The organization was short 300 birds and issued an urgent request for support. The staff at Janzen Wahl was proud to donate some of the 800 turkeys that were provided.
All three Tucson local community food banks then had all turkeys needed and also have the birds needed for the upcoming 2017 Christmas meals.
Thanks to all that support the Salvation Army. Janzen Wahl will make this an annual effort in the years to come.
A full AS9100C re-certification audit was completed at the Janzen Wahl campus during the week of April 17th.
The Janzen Wahl Group successfully demonstrated the implementation and effectiveness of their Quality Management System to the AS9100C standard at the time of the audit. There were no non-conformances identified and the company continues it's full certification.
Janzen Wahl will be in attendance at this year's Space Tech Expo. Please contact Brian Kemp if you will also be in attendance and would like to discuss our services.
Janzen Wahl teamed up with NovaWurks to establish a cleaning and verification testing process for assessment of satellite parts included the latest SpaceX launch.
The Janzen Wahl Group, LLC has been annually recertified by Raytheon Missile Systems for precision cleaning of Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle (EKV) components. This certification was issued after months of validation and is issued to a very selected few precision cleaning vendors.
Beginning on May 23, 2016 Janzen Wahl extended operating hours from 8am-5pm to 7am-5pm (Arizona time). This move was done to better serve our customers (particularly those in the eastern time zone).
Janzen Wahl successfully completed their 2016 annual AS9100 re-certification with no nonconformities.
" Key Issues/Concerns Requiring Top Management Attention: The management of the company has changed. The new management is doing some very good things to enhance customer satisfaction in addition to streamlining the system to make it more efficient.
Strengths and Good Practices: The organization is committed to customers, quality and continual improvement. The shop area is clean, neat and well organized. The employee owners are doing a very good job."
Janzen Wahl has incorporated Inuit's Quickbase software into it's company-wide systems. This includes drastically improved control and monitoring of purchase orders, time reporting, corrective actions, training, equipment calibration, document control, and preventative maintenance.
The changes have already proven to make daily tasks are more efficient, and critical decision-making steps are made with more accurate information. This is all done to provide greater quality of service to our customers.
Starting this January, Janzen Wahl has enhanced our profile on ThomasNet. This was done to better allow industry procurement staff, engineers, buyers, and customer management to learn about the capabilities that Janzen Wahl offers. It is believed that this will expand the Janzen Wahl customer base further into the medical, automotive, and other industry segments.
ThomasNet background - ThomasNet, is an online platform for supplier discovery and product sourcing in the USA and Canada. It was once known as the "big green books" and "Thomas Registry", and was a multi-volume directory of industrial product information covering 650,000 distributors, manufacturers and service companies within 67,000-plus industrial categories that is now published on ThomasNet.
The books were first published in 1898 by Harvey Mark Thomas as Hardware and Kindred Trades. In their heyday, Thomas Register of American Manufacturers was a 34-volume, 3 section buying guide offering sourcing information on industrial products and services, along with comprehensive specifications and detailed product information from thousands of manufacturers. The company stopped publishing its print products in 2006."
Janzen Wahl completed a detailed bench-marking trip of the Raytheon Missile Systems precision cleaning facilities in Tucson, AZ. On November 9th, Janzen Wahl engineering and cleanroom staff completed a bench-marking tour of the Raytheon facilities to learn best-practices.
Many good practices were documented that will be adopted at the Janzen Wahl cleanroom facilities. This will include new equipment and operating procedures.