Calico’s quality department’s main function is to monitor the purchased components, the manufacturing processes, and the assembly operations. By using the customer’s specifications, Quality collects, prepares, and maintains product validation data.


The data may encompass:

  • Product Testing

  • Capability Studies Using Statistical Process Control Data

  • Color Matching

  • Develop Product/Process Quality Plans through APQP Process

  • Conduct Supplier Quality Assessments

  • Concern Response Methodology – Calico acknowledges & uses the 8D methodology in conjunction with standard 5-WHY, Fishbone Analysis and DOE as required. Calico performs concern response via three (3) basics:

    Main Root Cause

    Escape Root Cause

    Systemic Root Cause   


Quality Lab in-house inspection capabilities:

  • Programmable Coordinate Measurement Machine (CMM)

  • Keyence IM-6601E-Instant measurement system-2D Image System

  • Moisture Analyzer

  • Shadow Optical Comparator

  • Tension Olsen Tester- Tensile & Compression Testing

  • Vertical and Horizontal Force Tester

  • 60 Gloss Meter

  • Pressure Decay Test Orifice

  • Differential Flow Test Orifice

  • Mass Flow Test Orifice

IATF 16949 Certificate