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Marcia Slifka new Corporate Director of Quality

Marcia Slifka has joined Paulo as Corporate Director of Quality reporting to Ben Crawford, Vice President of Operations.  Marcia will be responsible for complete oversight of Paulo’s quality management systems to maintain consistency and standardization across the company.  This includes maintaining of Paulo’s quality systems of ISO 9001, ISO 14001, AS 9100, NADCAP, and TS (IATF) 16949 certifications. She will lead Paulo’s internal audit team as they work with each plant to continuously improve the customer experience.

Ben Crawford states “Marcia’s knowledge in driving quality for aerospace companies such as Boeing while maintaining a Six Sigma Black Belt certification make her experiences valuable to Paulo’s continued development of quality systems”.  Marcia joins us with over 25 years of progressive experience in Quality Engineering Management, a Six Sigma Black Belt, and a Master’s Degree in Quality Systems Management.  Most recently she led the Quality Management system at General Dynamics.

Founded in 1943, Paulo is one of the largest providers of heat treating, brazing, and metal finishing solutions in North America. Headquartered in St. Louis, Paulo operates five divisions servicing the mid-west, great lakes, and southeast regions of the United States. Paulo’s customers include leaders in a variety of industries.