ARTICLES: VULCAN

Introduction
Vulcan, with over three hundred staff, in our three factories and our world wide distribution centre, are one of the worlds leading Mechanical Seal and Encapsulated "O" Ring Seal manufacturers.

Founded in 1985, Vulcan continues to rapidly grow through our exceptional investments in material and design development, vertically integrated, advanced, modern factories, with increasingly automated manufacturing processes machinery and electronically controlled, extensive stock-holding and distribution.

Vulcan have established new industry standards, by focusing upon product range, performance/quality, ex-stock service and price, on Vulcan four main product lines, being;

Standard Mechanical Seals.
FEP/PFA Encapsulated "O" Rings.
Gland Packings.
Expanded P.T.F.E. Gasketing.

Company Ethos
We continue to be immensely motivated and dedicated to being the Worlds Best "Standard Mechanical" Seal Company, Through supplying the best quality product of the most market competitive pricing backed by the world`s most responsive service.

The key features of this policy goal and our company are;

Advanced production facilities, automated wherever possible.
In-house component and material manufacture and development.
The very best quality and inspection systems, CMM checked and electronically controlled.
The widest range and stock of seals, available from any company, accessible to our customers, via the internet.
Well motivated and rewarded staff working in excellent facilities.
Fully computer controlled, integrated and automated seal ordering, stocking and supply systems.
To be The Electronic Mechanical Seal Warehouse to The Industry.

Vertically Integrated Manufacture
Vulcan`s three modern production factories exceed 21,000 square metres of total floor space. The factories were architecturally designed and built to create world-class facilities. We continue to heavily invest in our production processes, machinery, systems and people. This focus has naturally led to extra-ordinary annual rates of growth in our factories capacity and employment. Growth needed to meet the growth in our customers demands.

Quality Assurance
All Vulcan Mechanical and Encapsulated Seals are solely produced in our own modern factories. Our manufacturing facilities and distribution operations have both been audited and certified to BS EN ISO 9001:2000.
Vulcan have extremely extensive and intensive Quality, Inspection and Work Documentation Systems. In-depth, electronically integrated, process documents and assessment systems govern all aspects of manufacture, assembly, inspection and supply.

We do not buy seals nor components assemblies from anyone else. Every Vulcan component and seal is produced and processed via our Global Inspection System. This system incorporates all of the above controls culminating in CNC Co-ordinate Measuring Inspection Machine batch sampling verification, prior to despatch from our factories and then again, upon receipt at our World Wide Distribution Centre.

Thus a Vulcan Seal means Quality and Reliability Assured.

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