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US&S Earns ISO 9001:2008 and AS 9120 Certifications August 17, 2009

Greenville, SC - Universal Supplies & Services, Inc. (US&S) is pleased to announce that it has earned ISO 9001:2008 and AS 9120 Certifications. These certifications ensure that US&S consistently provides products and services that meet customer expectations and applicable legal and regulatory requirements.

US&S provides supply chain management services for the Aerospace and Defense industries through its Aerospace Defense Supply Chain Integration (ADSCI) Business Unit. US&S seeks to be the one-stop-source for precision machined/fabricated parts, aerospace hardware and specialty fasteners for the Aerospace and Defense industries. We accomplish this by integrating ADSCI suppliers into a cohesive supply chain. Each supplier is held to the highest ethical and quality standards. We require our suppliers to be quality certified and to adhere to stringent control procedures at each stage of the manufacturing and distribution process.

Earning ISO 9001:2008 and AS 9120 Certifications attests to US&S' commitment to operating at the highest standards for quality, continuous improvement and total customer satisfaction. The scope of the registration includes standard and specialty aerospace hardware/components and aircraft parts.

US&S' quality management system adheres to the best practices adopted by the aerospace industry and International Aerospace Quality Group (IAQG). These practices improve product and service quality, enhance product traceability and reduce overall supply-chain risk. 

US&S is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business, Small Disadvantaged Business, and Small Business Administration certified 8(a) owned and operated business with its corporate office in Greenville, SC.
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US&S Announces Ribbon Cutting Ceremony by Invitation April 6, 2009

Universal Supplies and Services, Inc. (US&S) was established in 2003, by then retired Naval Commander Richard Hagins. His goal was to offer to churches design concepts, architectural drawings, civil structural, site design and construction.  In 2006, the company's areas of interest were redefined to include environmental services, general construction, general maintenance and procurement of supplies and equipment.  US&S  has grown to a three-division company providing facility services, procurement as well as construction contracting. US&S holds a general contractors license.  

His continued success and growth of US&S was highlighted with the Greenville Chamber of Commerce recognizing the business as its Minority Business of the Year for 2006.  Mr. Hagins was appointed by the Governor of South Carolina as a Commissioner of Minority Affairs for the State of South Carolina.  Additionally, he is on the Board of Trustees for the Blood Connection and has been appointed to the Board of Directors for the South Carolina State Ports Authority.  This year, the company added a new focus, which involves pursuing government contracts that will involve active partnerships with local businesses.

US&S is classified as Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB), Small Business Administration (SBA) 8(a), Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business) (SDVOSB) and Carolinas Minority Supplier Development Council (CMSDC) Minority Business Enterprise (MBE).  In the past few years, the company has grown from 10 employees to 21 and is continuing to expand even in the current economic environment.
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