KWS Manufacturing

KWS Manufacturing Co., Ltd. Hires Jerry Langley as Quality Manager


Burleson, TX – September 29, 2015

KWS, the leading manufacturer of screw conveyors in the U.S., has recently hired Jerry Langley as Quality Manager. Jerry is a welding and quality professional with over 40 years of experience. Jerry started his career as a welder for Babcock & Wilcox building ASME pressure vessels. Over a 24-year career with Babcock & Wilcox, Jerry advanced to the highest levels of the welding profession before moving to quality assurance. As a Quality Assurance Engineer and Certified Weld Inspector (CWI), Jerry maintained the quality system and supervised 13 inspectors. Jerry also spent over 10 years with Goulds Pumps as Quality Assurance Engineer maintaining the ISO-9001 quality system.

Bill Mecke, P.E., President of KWS, states, "Jerry Langley understands every aspect of the welding and quality processes. KWS weld quality is the best in the industry. Jerry’s extensive knowledge of ASME pressure vessels is a huge asset to KWS as we design and manufacture more complex equipment. Jerry will also help us improve our quality processes and become more efficient in manufacturing. We are proud to have Jerry as part of our team.

"Complete Customer satisfaction is our goal at KWS. We want to exceed our Customer’s expectations in every phase of the process, from sales and engineering all the way through manufacturing, delivery and equipment start up. KWS will continue to provide the Knowledge, Workmanship and Solutions that our Customers have come to expect."

KWS is also certified to design and manufacture process equipment in accordance with the ASME Boiler and Pressure Code as well as repair pressure vessels and process equipment in accordance with the National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors (NBIC). KWS is the only conveyor manufacturer in the world with ISO, ASME and NBIC certifications.

About KWS: KWS has experienced greater than 500-percent growth in revenue over the last ten years and has become one of the largest conveyor manufacturers in North America. KWS also provides process equipment, such as thermal processors, continuous and batch mixers and classifiers. Many projects include complete system design with hoppers, structural supports and controls as part of an engineered solution.

For more information, please call KWS at 800-543-6558.
Contact: Bill Mecke (817)-295-2247

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