DDL Announces the Hire of Their New Quality Director
DDL a TCP Reliable Co.
10200 Valley View Rd., Suite 101
Eden Prairie, MN, 55344
Press release date: November 7, 2012
Minneapolis, MN - http://www.testedandproven.com - DDL, leader in medical device package, product & materials testing is pleased to announce the recent hire of Patrick Waddick, who joins the company as a Quality Assurance Manager in the Eden Prairie office. Waddick was hired to ensure adherence to DDL's stringent quality standards in anticipation of increased growth.
Waddick brings nineteen years of experience, seventeen of which are in quality assurance, to the DDL team. Within his new role, Waddick will assess DDL to better determine which steps need to be taken, or modified, in order to meet its obligation to operate under a superior quality management system to better service our clients.
"A major part of Waddick's goals will be to identify improvement areas and techniques that will enable DDL to retain its customers and capture new business as it continues to grow," Patrick Nolan, President of DDL said.
Waddick's prior experience includes almost eight years as a business process manager at BAE Systems (defense contractor), two years as a Six Sigma Black Belt at GE Capital and United Health, and three years as the ISO Management Representative at various companies.
"We were impressed with Patrick's experience, particularly in quality assurance," Corey Hensel, DDL's General Manager said. "He is passionate about improving processes, benchmarking them, and acquiring best practices that are second to none."
DDL, who has been in the package and product testing industry for over 20 years, has seen an increase in the level of quality that customers and the industry are expecting from third party laboratories. We want to be ahead of the curve in terms of quality assurance.
"I chose DDL because I wanted to be with the very best" said Waddick. "When I began researching packaging expertise I came across DDL and marveled at its capability, considering the full suite of services it provides."
"We are very excited to have Waddick on our team. We are confident that he will help DDL to raise the bar for our quality management system so that our clients continue to get the best testing services possible," Nolan said.
About DDL and the TCP Family of Companies:
For over two decades, DDL's team of engineers, technical and quality experts has helped customers worldwide succeed by providing medical package, device and materials testing. DDL takes an independent, involved, impartial and informed approach in order to ensure regulatory compliance. We have three full service labs in California, Minnesota and New Jersey offering services that include; shock testing, vibration testing, tensile testing, leak testing and validation services.
The TCP Family of Companies is a complete packaging integrity solutions provider services the lifescience industries. The TCP Family consists of Cryopak, the leading manufacturer of cold chain related products and DDL, the leader in package, product and material testing validation for medical device and biopharmaceutical industries. The TCP family handles your packaging needs with one paramount goal: getting your product to market on time while maintaining the integrity of your product.
a TCP Reliable Company
10200 Valley View Rd #101
Eden Prairie, MN 55344
952.941.9226 ext. 157