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Quality Synthetic Rubber, a Q Holding Company, Receives AS9100 Aerospace Certification

News | May 25, 2016

In April 2016, Q Holding Company, d.b.a. Quality Synthetic Rubber (QSR), received the coveted AS9100 Aerospace Certification* for its Twinsburg, Ohio facility, announced Randy Ross, President and CEO of Q Holding.

Backed by a wealth of knowledge and decades of experience in producing connector seals and other components for the automotive industry, QSR is poised to take on the challenge of manufacturing products under strict AS9100 guidelines.

According to Ross, QSR has constructed a dedicated aerospace room housing specialized equipment in anticipation of new business. “We have also made significant investments in materials development and FEA capabilities. This, along with extensive engineering expertise, allows us to offer best-in-class assistance to customers looking for a partner to work closely with them throughout the production process.”

“We are eagerly anticipating the new opportunities the AS9100 certification will present and we invite aerospace company representatives to contact us for a tour of the facility or to discuss our new capabilities,” said Ross.

*AS9100 is an aerospace standard based on the ISO 9001 quality system requirements. AS9100 takes the ISO 9001 requirements and supplements them with additional quality system requirements, which are established by the aerospace industry in order to satisfy DOD, NASA and FAA quality requirements.

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News | May 25, 2016

In April 2016, Q Holding Company, d.b.a. Quality Synthetic Rubber (QSR), received the coveted AS9100 Aerospace Certification* for its Twinsburg, Ohio facility, announced Randy Ross, President and CEO of Q Holding. Backed by a wealth of knowledge and decades of experience in producing connector seals and other components for the automotive industry, QSR is poised to take on the challenge of manufacturing products under strict AS9100 guidelines. According to Ross, QSR has constructed a dedicated…

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School Program Paying Off for Quadra

News | May 24, 2016

NORTH CANTON, Ohio-One of the big challenges facing the rubber industry is the need to find young, qualified employees. Quadra Tooling and Automation may have found a solution. The subsidiary of Q Holding Co. has partnered with the R.G. Drage Career Center’s Precision Machining program to give qualified juniors and seniors a chance to shadow, and possibly work, at the firm. Quadra started the program in 2015, bringing in four juniors on a two-day job…

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News | May 24, 2016

NORTH CANTON, Ohio-One of the big challenges facing the rubber industry is the need to find young, qualified employees. Quadra Tooling and Automation may have found a solution. The subsidiary of Q Holding Co. has partnered with the R.G. Drage Career Center’s Precision Machining program to give qualified juniors and seniors a chance to shadow, and possibly work, at the firm. Quadra started the program in 2015, bringing in four juniors on a two-day job…

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Qure Medical Acquires UK-headquartered Silicone Altimex

News | August 5, 2015

Q Holding Company, d.b.a. Qure Medical, with corporate headquarters in Twinsburg, Ohio, has acquired UK-headquartered Silicone Altimex, announced Randy Ross, President and CEO of Qure Medical. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Qure Medical provides integrated elastomer solutions to medical device manufacturers. Silicone Altimex is one of Europe’s leading independent manufacturers of cleanroom-produced silicone tubing components and assemblies for the pharmaceutical industry. “This transaction is an important step in realizing our global ambitions,”…

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News | August 5, 2015

Q Holding Company, d.b.a. Qure Medical, with corporate headquarters in Twinsburg, Ohio, has acquired UK-headquartered Silicone Altimex, announced Randy Ross, President and CEO of Qure Medical. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Qure Medical provides integrated elastomer solutions to medical device manufacturers. Silicone Altimex is one of Europe’s leading independent manufacturers of cleanroom-produced silicone tubing components and assemblies for the pharmaceutical industry. “This transaction is an important step in realizing our global ambitions,”…

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Simulation of Rubber Products is a Growing Industry

News | February 11, 2014

NORTH CANTON, Ohio—Giving proper simulation of rubber product processing remains difficult, but there has been much improvement in recent years, and its usage is increasing. “The difficulty in simulating rubber is it is a non-linear simulation,” said Tony Johnson, senior tooling engineer for mold making at Quadra Tooling & Automation, a unit of Q Holding Co. He is responsible for the mold design department at Quadra’s facility in North Canton, and he also assists in…

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News | February 11, 2014

NORTH CANTON, Ohio—Giving proper simulation of rubber product processing remains difficult, but there has been much improvement in recent years, and its usage is increasing. “The difficulty in simulating rubber is it is a non-linear simulation,” said Tony Johnson, senior tooling engineer for mold making at Quadra Tooling & Automation, a unit of Q Holding Co. He is responsible for the mold design department at Quadra’s facility in North Canton, and he also assists in…

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Qure buys Tompkins, boosts pharmaceutical unit

News | February 11, 2014

TWINSBURG, Ohio—Qure Medical has purchased Tompkins Pharmaceutical Rubber in a deal that will boost Qure’s offerings to the pharmaceutical side of the medical business. The unit of Twinsburg-based Q Holding Co. closed the deal Jan. 24 and sent out a letter that day to Tompkins customers saying that Qure would work with them to make the transition period as seamless as possible. Terms of the deal and how much revenue the Tompkins business posted were…

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News | February 11, 2014

TWINSBURG, Ohio—Qure Medical has purchased Tompkins Pharmaceutical Rubber in a deal that will boost Qure’s offerings to the pharmaceutical side of the medical business. The unit of Twinsburg-based Q Holding Co. closed the deal Jan. 24 and sent out a letter that day to Tompkins customers saying that Qure would work with them to make the transition period as seamless as possible. Terms of the deal and how much revenue the Tompkins business posted were…

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Quality, quantity drive new projects for Q Holding

News | January 14, 2014

TWINSBURG, Ohio—Q Holding Co. has projects underway that will bolster its Qure Medical operations in Wisconsin and also bring online new plants in China for its automotive and medical businesses. The projects include spending about $1.5 million to build and equip an 8,000-sq.-ft., Class 100,000 clean room within Qure Medical’s 90,000-sq.-ft. facility in Sturtevant, Wis., that will help the firm more aggressively pursue high-volume business. When that is completed early this year, the current clean…

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News | January 14, 2014

TWINSBURG, Ohio—Q Holding Co. has projects underway that will bolster its Qure Medical operations in Wisconsin and also bring online new plants in China for its automotive and medical businesses. The projects include spending about $1.5 million to build and equip an 8,000-sq.-ft., Class 100,000 clean room within Qure Medical’s 90,000-sq.-ft. facility in Sturtevant, Wis., that will help the firm more aggressively pursue high-volume business. When that is completed early this year, the current clean…

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