Quality Industries wins design award for work with CULER

  • November 9th, 2015  

    LA VERGNE, Tenn. – Nov. 9, 2015 – Quality Industries Inc. (QI), a precision metalworks company headquartered in La Vergne, Tenn., has received the 2015 Higgins-Caditz Design Award, as part of the Precision Metalforming Association (PMA) Awards of Excellence in Metalforming, for its redesign of the CULER Pro XC3000 atomizing evaporative cooler for Nashville-based CULER.

    “We are very pleased that Quality Industries is being recognized for their work on our CULER Pro XC3000,” said CULER CEO Jeff Badovick. “The QI team’s innovation and technical support led to numerous enhancements and additions to our product that had an immediate impact on sales, bolstering the CULER brand position, and expanding our market penetration.”

    The Design Award, which is one of eight Awards of Excellence in Metalforming presented annually by PMA, was presented to the QI team on Nov. 8 at an awards reception in Chicago in advance of the industry’s 2015 FABTECH tradeshow.

    “I’m thrilled to see our engineering team recognized for their ingenuity and expertise,” said Warren Hayslip, QI’s president and CEO. “From design to finished product, our engineering capabilities are a core focus of the integrated services we offer our customers. And having CULER, one of our most innovative partners, see immediate results including increased production and lower costs per unit, validates our commitment to providing our partners with the most inventive engineering solutions.”


    Headquartered near Nashville, Tenn., Quality Industries Inc. (QI), with a manufacturing capacity soon to exceed 330,000 square feet, is a precision metalworks company offering a broad array of fabrication capabilities including punching, cutting, welding, forming, bending and stamping, with additional strengths in finishing, powder coating, custom assembly, engineering design, and supply chain management.

    Founded in 1972, the family-owned business has grown to be one of the largest and most diverse independent metalworks companies in the country. The wide variety of industries served includes heavy transportation, alternative energy, electrical enclosures, and towing and recovery equipment. QI employs more than 500 people, including expert technicians operating 5,000-watt laser-cutting machines, manual and robotic welding cells, CNC punches, press brakes, stamping presses, integrated assembly and metal finishing cells, and powder coating and wet paint lines.

    QI’s engineering team brings fabrication expertise to customers’ ideas, refining and improving designs to maximize integrity, functionality, and efficiency – while minimizing production costs. A second facility in Denton, Texas, now under construction, will provide more than 86,000 square feet of additional space as part of a substantial investment plan in equipment, systems and people to serve the growing needs of its customers. For more information, visit www.QualityIndustries.com.

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