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DECATUR, AL, February 17, 2014 – Automatic Screw Machine Products (Automatic SMP) today announced that it recently received a 2013 "Boeing Performance Excellence Award." The Boeing Company issues the award annually to recognize suppliers who have achieved superior performance, Automatic SMP has consistently maintained a composite Silver performance rating for each month of the 12-month performance period that was evaluated (Oct. 1, 2012 to Sept. 30 2013).

"Automatic SMP is proud to be among the exclusive ranks of Boeing suppliers to earn this prestigious award" GM Mike Selby said, "Receipt of this award confirms our commitment to excellence and to adding value through providing our customers with superior service and superior quality products."

Automatic SMP, a member of Doncasters Fastener Systems, was established in 1914 as a manufacturer of precision machined parts. Customers turn to Automatic SMP, a Lean/Six Sigma company, for "trouble-free solutions" to their precision engineered product needs. Although the company services a broad range of customers, the aircraft industry represents a dominant and vital share of its account base.

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Member of the Doncasters Group Fastener Division, Automatic SMP Demonstrates Exceptional Dedication to Quality and Delivery

DECATUR, AL, Jul. 28, 2014 - Automatic Screw Machine Products (Automatic SMP), a leading manufacturer of internally threaded fasteners and precision machined components for critical, high temperature applications in the diesel engine, heavy equipment, aerospace and other demanding markets, has achieved platinum level certification as part of Caterpillar Inc.'s Supplier Quality Excellence Process (SQEP).

Caterpillar created the Supplier Quality Excellence Process (SQEP) to recognize those suppliers who demonstrate their commitment to excellence, and commit to achieving a 'zero defects' culture within their organizations. Certification levels include Bronze, Silver, Gold, and Platinum, reflected in order of increasing difficulty. Suppliers are certified through SQEP by meeting or exceeding Caterpillar’s stringent supplier performance standards, such as product quality and shipping performance, which are measured over the course of a calendar year.

According to Ken Cartelli, "This Platinum Level Certification underscores Automatic SMP’s appreciation and understanding of what it takes to become a world-class supplier. We are honored to work with Caterpillar in creating a culture dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in terms of quality and delivery."

Established in 1914, ASMP is a world-renowned manufacturer of internally threaded fasteners and precision machined components. The company specializes in free spinning nuts and lock nuts for the aerospace market and industrial enterprises that require critical engineered fasteners. As part of the Doncasters Fastener Systems Division, ASMP offers its customers a combination of robust manufacturing processes, proven quality systems, low cost in-country sourcing and cost effective supply chain logistics. Customers routinely classify ASMP as a strategic long term partner to engage their expertise in inventory and supply base management initiatives.

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Automatic SMP, a recognized manufacturer of internally threaded fasteners & precision components specializing in free spinning and all metal locking nuts, is now a part of Nelson Stud Welding, a division of Doncasters Fastener Systems. Automatic SMP offers a robust combination of broad based manufacturing processes, proven quality systems, low cost in-country sourcing and supply chain logistics capabilities. Customers have routinely found Automatic SMP to be a strong partner for the future allowing them to reduce and better manage their vendor base.


Together with other operations within the Fasteners Division, Automatic SMP offers a full range of integrated, process-controlled machining operations at competitive prices designed to meet each customer’s unique requirements. Integrated cells feature rapid setup and automatic machining, providing economical medium to high volume capability. In addition, the Secondary Operations Department is equipped to perform automated tapping, cross drilling, slotting, milling, counter-sinking and more. Automatic SMP services a wide spectrum of industries including aerospace, automotive, locomotive, marine, and off-road. Automatic SMP focuses on providing long term support to their customers’ safety critical part requirements.


ASMP Produces Precision Results to Demanding Customer Specifications

AS9100 Rev. C Registered
ISO 9001-2008 Registered
NADCAP Registered (NDT)
A2LA ISO/IEC 17025 Accredited
Certification #0216.01
Mechanical Testing


If you have any questions, please contact Wanda Marlow at 800-237-1097 or email

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Automatic Screw Machine Products

Automatic SMP, a Lean 6 Sigma company established in 1914, is located in Decatur, Alabama and is now a part of Nelson Stud Welding, a division of Doncasters Fastener Systems. We service a wide spectrum of industries including aerospace, automotive, locomotive, marine, and off-road. We are a full service machine shop capable of producing custom products to engineering specifications for our customers. Not only do we feature the best technology but also unrivaled customer service and impeccable quality management via our deposit inventory and global dual sourcing.
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Our customers not only value our professional "can-do" attitude but also our capabilities such as Just-In-Time Delivery and a full range of testing capabilities. Impressive as these are they only come in second to our experienced staff, the real power behind our support for our customers success.

Automatic SMP
709 2nd Ave SE
Decatur, AL 35601
(256) 353-1931
(800) 237-1097
(256) 355-3612 FAX

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