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UMC Receives Nadcap Accreditation for Nonconventional Machining

We are proud to announce that UMC has received Nadcap accreditation for nonconventional machining. The scope of the accreditation includes electrical discharge machining, precision electrochemical machining, and laser part marking.

“UMC is only the third, nonconventional machining company in Minnesota to receive this certification,” said Brad Cross, Director of Quality Services at UMC. “The Nadcap accreditation further proves our ongoing commitment to both quality and safety.”

UMC received Nadcap accreditation for demonstrating its ongoing commitment to quality by satisfying customer requirements and industry specifications. Nadcap is an unprecedented cooperative industry effort to improve quality, while reducing costs, for quality assurance throughout the aerospace and defense industries.

“We put in a lot of time and hard work to achieve this accreditation,” said Scott Peterson, Applications Engineer at UMC. It offers us the opportunity to expand our scope of work, both for existing and new customers. We’re incredibly proud of what we’ve accomplished.”

“Achieving Nadcap accreditation is not easy: it is one of the ways in which the aerospace industry identifies those who excel at manufacturing quality product through superior special processes,” said Joe Pinto, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at the Performance Review Institute. “Companies such as UMC work hard to obtain this status and they should be justifiably proud of it. PRI is proud to support continual improvement in the aerospace industry by helping companies such as UMC be successful and we look forward to continuing to assist the industry moving forward.”

About Nadcap:

Created in 1990 by SAE Inc., Nadcap is administered by the not-for-profit Performance Review Institute. PRI is a global provider of customer-focused solutions designed to improve process and product quality by adding value, reducing total cost and promoting collaboration among stakeholders in industries where safety and quality are shared goals. PRI works closely with industry to understand their emerging needs and offers customized solutions in response. Visit to learn more.