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Coronavirus Update

To our valued and trusted business partners, I want to advise you that Surface Solutions Group will remain open during the Illinois “Shelter in Place” Executive Order 2020-10 issue by Illinois Governor Pritzker as of 5:00 PM Saturday, March 21, 2020. Surface Solutions Group qualifies to remain open under the “essential services” category and is…

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SSG Acquires ISO 13485:2016 Certification in Zero-Findings Audit

Surface Solutions Group participated in an independent audit, conducted by DQS, Inc., which concluded on August 8, 2018. It was determined that all the requirements were met for the ISO 13485:2016 Certification. The audit included a survey of Surface Solutions Group’s quality control, coating processes, production, employee relations, safety, and purchasing systems. The 3rd-party auditing…

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Quality Manager Laura Abad named in Products Finishing’s 40 Under 40

Laura Abad, Quality Manager, CQE was listed in Product Finishing’s 2017 list of the Top 40 Under 40! We are proud to see Laura receive this accommodation and are very happy to have her on our team. As stated in the article: Laura started as an inspector in 2006 and became the quality manager in 2009….

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SSG Featured in Cleanroom Technology

SSG was featured in a Febuary ’17 article on Cleanroom Technology’s website! The article highlights the many ways our controlled environment facility improves quality and cost-savings for our customers. Check out the full article here!

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Laura J. Abad Receives ASQ-Certified Quality Engineer

Milwaukee, Wis., 06/06/2015 – The Certification Board of ASQ (American Society for Quality) is pleased to announce that Laura J. Abad has completed the requirements to be named an ASQ-Certified Quality Engineer, or ASQ CQE. As such, Laura J. Abad has reached a significant level of professional recognition, indicating a proficiency in and a comprehension of quality engineering principles…

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SSG to Move to a New, Larger Dedicated Facility

Surface Solutions Group is Expanding! SSG is moving in 2014 to a new location called our “Campus.” The new facility is being purposely built for the application, research and development of coatings for the medical device industry. This represents a 5x expansion in floor space, from 6,500 to 34,000 square feet. The new facility will…

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Orion Enters Medical Device Industry as Surface Solutions Group

Initiation into the medical device industry for Orion Industries (Chicago) came in the form of a VHS tape. In the late 1970s, the company was contracted by medical manufacturer Baxter to develop a coating for early endoscopic instruments that provided permanent electrical insulation. New to the medical device industry, Orion required a better understanding of the finished…

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