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Posted: 02.28.17

Wrentham Tool Group, LLC Receives its Initial Accreditation from A2LA

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Wrentham Tool Group, LLC Receives its Initial Accreditation from A2LA 


Bellingham, MA. – After a thorough assessment and review of its quality management system and competence to perform specific calibrations in the area of Fastener Recess Gaging, Wrentham Tool Group is pleased to announce that they have been granted ISO/IEC 17025 and ANSI/NCSL Z540.3 accreditation by the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA)

This achievement of A2LA accreditation demonstrates an organization’s competence to manage and perform the activities defined by its A2LA Scope of Accreditation 4180.01. These activities include the calibration of fastener recess gaging to support the global fastener industry.

“The accreditation closes yet another gap in our company’s vision of providing 360 degrees of service to the fastener industry from cold header tooling to the certified gaging necessary to provide the quality the fastener industry needs in order to serve their customer base at a high level” stated by Wrentham Tool Group President, Tim Cash.


A2LA is the largest U.S.-based, multi-discipline accreditation body with over 35 years of experience providing internationally recognized accreditation services and quality training. A2LA’s world-class accreditation services encompass testing and calibration laboratories, medical testing laboratories, inspection bodies, proficiency testing providers, reference material producers and product certification bodies. Organizations are accredited to international standards and field-specific 4180.01 requirements developed with government and industry collaboration. A2LA also offers a wide variety of both public and private on-site training programs to complement the various accreditation programs. 

ABOUT Wrentham Tool Group

Wrentham Tool Group has been a leading supplier of cold heading tools since its founding as Wrentham Steel Products in Wrentham, MA, USA in 1948 and is the longest operating and most experienced recess header tool manufacturer in the world. WTG has undergone many changes since then including ISO 9001:2008 certification and continues to re-invent itself to better serve the ever changing global market. Year after year, WTG continues to outperform the competition and expand its product line and operations. As a result of this dedication to continuous improvement, WTG has become “The Global Leader for Fastener Tooling and Gage Technology” and continues to be a market leader in a wide range of hot and cold heading tools.

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