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KWS Names Langley Quality Manager

KWS Manufacturing Company, Ltd, a leading manufacturer of screw conveyors in the U.S., recently hired Jerry Langley as quality manager.

Langley is a welding and quality professional with over 40 years of experience, who 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), Langley maintained the quality system and supervised 13 inspectors. He also spent over 10 years with Goulds Pumps as Quality Assurance engineer, maintaining the ISO-9001 quality system.

“Jerry Langley understands every aspect of the welding and quality processes,” said Bill Mecke, P.E., president of KWS. “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.”

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 has ISO, ASME, and NBIC certifications.

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