The principal destination of the products we treat is the automotive sector, known for its exacting demands in terms of high quality standards. Thanks to our long experience and legacy of know-how, the Micron Durox group has developed its structure, processes, and quality levels in order to meet the necessary conditions in order to compete in the automotive components sector. Both companies are ISO 9001:2015 certified and oriented towards the implementation of IATF 16949 requirements. We are Tier 2 and Tier 3 suppliers to the biggest automotive companies, and we meet the requirements of IATF 16949:2016, including the Core Tools such as: PPAP, FMEA, SPC, etc.
Applying lean production principles has allowed us to follow a path of continuous improvement of all company processes and also enabled our customers to adopt similar strategies. For example, we can supply treatments in 48 hours for specific customers so that they can minimize their inventories in accordance with a lean model and perform part processing in a free-pass formula for the top automotive sector companies. Complete batch traceability is guaranteed thanks to the use of 4.0 plants and an evolved ERP system.
An intimate knowledge of the sector and our long experience allow us to work alongside the customer throughout the design stage to help identify the best surface treatment for the specific application:
With the primary objective of creating customer satisfaction and premium quality coatings, the Micron-Durox group has invested heavily in a sophisticated laboratory in which complex and thorough surface coating analysis activities can be carried out. Check and validation tests are carried out on parts produced, plus R&D activities for implementation of coatings. We work actively with the customer, performing analyses and tests on their components, and analyzing any failures, investigating materials, processes, and treatments to find the most suitable solution to each requirement.
The available analyses and tests are: