QCMI Names Rick Urban COO

SAN DIEGO, Calif. December 1, 2009 — Quality Controlled Manufacturing Inc. (QCMI) announced today that Rick Urban has been named chief operating officer.

As COO, Urban is responsible for the overall day-to-day operations of the Santee-based complex machining manufacturer. In addition he will be directly involved in developing company growth strategies, as well as maintaining the company’s UTC Supplier Gold status.

Before joining QCMI, Urban was COO/CFO of Budget Car Sales where he was responsible for all aspects of the business. During his tenure the company received the BBB Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics. Most recently Urban was Director of Dealer Development for Big Bear Choppers. Urban was born in Milwaukee and raised in Green Bay, Wisconsin. He currently resides in Rancho San Diego.

“With the addition of Rick Urban as our COO, QCMI has a leader in place to help ensure efficiency in the process of producing and distributing the company’s complex machined parts,” said Bob Grande, QCMI president and CEO. “In our precision-based industry our customers demand reduced cycle times, exacting tolerances and stringent quality requirements. Rick is in the position to make certain these demands are met or exceeded.”
About Quality Controlled Manufacturing Inc. (QCMI)

QCMI was founded by Bob Grande in 1978. The San Diego County manufacturing firm has two facilities totaling over 78,000 sq. ft. and employs 52. QCMI is ISO9001/AS9100 registered and Nadcap accredited. QCMI achieved United Technology Corp. (UTC) Supplier Gold status in 2009. The manufacturer specializes in the precision machining of all metals including exotic alloys. QCMI services provide customers with components that have complex shapes, contours, exacting tolerances and stringent quality requirements. Services include: CNC turning, milling, and grinding; conventional machining; welding; EDM; fabrication; inspection and non-destructive testing (NDT). For more information about QCMI visit http://www.qcmfginc.com.

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