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Chad Simpson promoted to Director of Quality

Chad joined Paulo in early 2017 as Corporate Quality Manager.  Since that time Chad has overseen the successful completion of dozens of internal and external audits, including transition audits from ISO/TS 16949 to IATF 16949 and from AS9100 rev C to rev D and Nadcap recertification audits.  Chad has also led efforts to standardize quality documentation across all Paulo facilities and in risk assessment and mitigation planning.

Chad Simpson

Chad commented on the new role, “The core of our quality mission at Paulo is to help our customers succeed.  I am excited to embark on this new opportunity, as the Director of Quality, to lead the quality efforts and move Paulo to the forefront in the Heat Treatment and Metal Finishing solutions realm.  Our customers rely on our quality processes to ensure the reliability of their parts.  I look forward to the growth of this great organization now and in the future.”

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 six divisions servicing the Midwest, Great Lakes, and Southeast regions of the United States and northern Mexico.