ISO9001:2015 Certified

Wm. W. Meyer and Sons, Inc. Achieves ISO 9001 Certification

Wm. M. Meyer & Sons, Inc. recently achieved ISO 9001:2015 certification recognizing that the company’s quality management system meets standards developed by the International Organization for Standardization of Geneva, Switzerland.

The ISO 9001 standard is understood internationally to represent a company’s commitment to a quality process.  The standard requires a company to have a quality management system based on the idea of building quality into everything the company does.  Individual companies determine how to implement the standard to meet their specific needs and the needs of their customers.  Certification is open to companies that can demonstrate compliance with the standard by passing a rigorous audit by an independent registrar.

“We’ve always been fiercely dedicated to producing quality products in an efficient and safe environment,” said Greg Buric, President, Meyer and Sons. “This, combined with our passion for exceeding customer expectations, is why we’ve been in business for more than 70 years.  Adding to it this official ISO recognition makes us proud and assures our customers that they can demand the highest quality, durability and continuous customer satisfaction.”

Since 1946, Meyer has focused on developing a solid foundation with the best people, state-of-the-art equipment, and an excellent physical plant.  Developing a quality system based on the ISO 9001 standards was a logical next step for the company.

Libertyville based, Meyer Industrial Solutions Division produces premier system components for dry bulk material processing equipment, pneumatic conveying, and dust collectors.  Meyer’s Contractor Division manufactures a complete line of rugged insulation removal vacuums, insulation blowing machines, and air duct cleaning equipment.

Habitat For Humanity Hickory Place

Meyer Insulation Team is at it again!

As in previous years, Meyer once again is donating time and material to another Habitat for Humanity of Northern Fox Valley project. Meyer plays an integral role in the building and remodeling of Habitat for Humanity homes by ensuring that the projects are safely and efficiently insulated. The Meyer team gets the chance to give back to the community in a unique and meaningful way. These opportunities also allow the team to test out new equipment.

Meyer Supports the Flores-Prieto Family Fund

Denver Fire Claims Insulator

During construction on a new five-story apartment building on March 7, approximately 50 workers were on site when a massive fire started. Witnesses reported hearing two loud explosions and soon flames shot 200 feet in the air and ash rained down for several blocks. Two workers did not make it out of the wood-framed building. One of the men was Roberto Flores-Prieto, 29, left behind his wife of more than nine years, Evette and two children, Isaac 7 and Mikaela 2 years old.

Meyer Donates Vantage-Vac

Soon after the tragedy, Kent Thornbery of Rocky Mountain Insulation Corp. reached out industry-wide and obtained donations for an ongoing auction on Facebook. All funds raised go directly to the Flores-Prieto family. Greg Buric, President of Wm. W. Meyer, didn’t hesitate when contacted by Thornbery, donating a Vantage-Vac Insulation Removal Vacuum with a retail value of more than $3,500.

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Double-flapgate airlock valve: A solution for tough applications

February 2018 Update: Powder & Bulk Engineering has selected Mike Doorey’s article on Double Flapgate Airlocks for publication in their February newsletter, PBE-news! Re-visiting this article reminds us of Meyer’s 70-plus years of dedication to expertise and knowledge.

April’s 2015 Powder & Bulk Engineering issue has a little more Meyer than usual. Mike Doorey, our Eastern Region Sales Manager and resident expert on Flap Gate Airlocks, was featured in PBE’s article on Double-flapgate airlock valve: A solution for tough applications. Not only is the article accurate, informative and educational, it demonstrates Meyer’s commitment to ensuring we have the best resources and knowledge for any application.

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Rotary Valve Maintenance: Preventing Operating Problems

Preventing operating problems by maintaining your rotary airlock valve

Even though a rotary airlock valve is a relatively simple device, you have to maintain it properly to ensure it performs dependably. Proper maintenance will provide twin long-term dividends: better valve performance and smooth conveying system operation.
First, know your valve inside and out. Maintenance workers should read the manufacturer’s operating manual. This will help them understand the operation of valve components, including the motor, drive chain, speed reducers, and any accessories such a flexible seal strips.

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Habitat for Humanity

Starting On Our 10th Habitat for Humanity House

Habitate for Humanity of Northern Fox Valley 100th House

Raising the wall at the 100th house ceremony

Wm. W. Meyer & Sons, Inc. is honored to be a part of Habitat for Humanity of Northern Fox Valley’s 100th House build. On Friday May 20th, we spent the morning celebrating and participating in the wall raising ceremony. Esteemed guests including the Mayor of Elgin, Dave Kaptain, spoke at the ceremony giving great words of wisdom and discussed the positive affect these projects have on the surrounding neighborhoods.

Our employees will be installing insulation for the 100th house as well as receiving hands on training with our Versa-VacOS insulation removal vacuum and our Series 550 insulation blower. This marks our tenth habitat house in the last six years. As a third generation family owned company, it is important for us to give back to the community.

Click here to read the Chicago Tribune article on Humanity of Northern Fox Valley’s 100th House.

Wm. W. Meyer & Sons Launches New Websites

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Libertyville, IL — After several months of hard and strenuous work, Wm. W. Meyer & Sons, Inc. launches three new websites. The websites have new features, easy navigation and are mobile friendly which makes them one of the most advanced websites when compared to other companies in our industry.

“We saw the need to provide our customers and visitors with a better online experience. Our old sites were limited and we were not able to respond to an inquiry or provide information as quickly as we would have liked. We decided the best course for the new websites was to create ones that grow and evolve over time as customers and visitors interact with them,” says Greg Buric, President of Wm. W. Meyer & Sons, Inc.

One of the many new features of the Industrial and Contractor websites is the Resources area which allows customers and visitors to access the information they need right away. Easy navigation through visual cues and images compliments the simplicity of the websites, which can be used in its entirety on a mobile device, setting it apart from other websites. “The essential part of the design was allowing our customers and visitors to get to the information they need while traveling, in the field or at home without limitations,” stated Ray Galuska, Vice President of Wm. W. Meyer & Sons, Inc.

Meyer Helps Keep The Lights On For Almost 1 Million Americans

Iowa’’s largest energy company, located in Council Bluffs, provides service to 746,000 electric customers in a 10,600-square mile area in Iowa, Illinois, South Dakota and Nebraska. When issues arise from downed plants, their customers feel the full extent. When they started experiencing downtime, they reached out to Meyer to solve the problem and help keep the lights on for almost 1 millions Americans. Find out how the problem was solved below.

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2016 International Powder Show

With May fast approaching, Meyer is working hard to bring new energy to the show the 2016 International Powder Show at the Donald E. Stephens Conventions Center in Rosemont, Illinois. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and now Instagram to stay up to date on what we are developing. Trust us, you’’ll want to see what we’’re cooking up!

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