Celebrating Excellence: Aerozone Alliance’s Inspiring Visit to Criterion Tool on their 70th Anniversary

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On July 17, Aerozone Alliance was excited visit with Criterion Tool, a renowned precision machining establishment, in advance of its 70th anniversary this past July. Led by Tanya DiSalvo, the CEO and owner, Criterion Tool has consistently demonstrated its prowess as a leading provider of precision machinery over the past 70 years, and was honored to commemorate seven decades of innovation, dedication, and excellence in the manufacturing industry.

Criterion Tool’s journey began in 1953 under the guidance of its founder, Mike Ondercin. Initially conceived as a general machine shop, the company quickly embraced a commitment to delivering unmatched quality. As the manufacturing landscape evolved, Criterion Tool adapted and flourished, emerging as a beacon of excellence in the precision machining domain. Tanya DiSalvo’s visionary leadership, now in its third generation of family ownership, has further elevated Criterion Tool’s standing in the industry.

The heart of Criterion Tool’s success lies in its mastery of close-tolerance machining, boasting a remarkable accuracy of up to +/- 0.0002 inches. The company specializes in cutting-edge techniques such as Swiss Turning, CNC Turning, and 5-Axis CNC Milling, positioning itself at the forefront of technological advancements in the field. Criterion’s commitment to precision is complemented by its integrated Job Shop Control System and a certified Quality Assurance program, which contribute to its track record of delivering flawlessly crafted components.

However, Criterion Tool’s impact transcends technical expertise. The company champions the continuous development of its workforce, recognizing the significance of staying updated with the latest technologies and industry trends.

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Through a blend of in-house and external training, Criterion cultivates a culture of perpetual growth that resonates throughout the organization.

Criterion Tool has achieved certification to the rigorous standards of ISO 13485 and ISO 9001, and holds registrations from both the FDA and ITAR. This comprehensive commitment to quality and compliance underscores Criterion Tool’s role as an indispensable asset within the Aerozone District, providing critical components and solutions to industries where failure is not an option.

With an enduring legacy of precision, innovation, and an unwavering pursuit of excellence, Criterion Tool is poised to continue shaping the future of precision machining for years to come.