Bretta Kelly with BMSC Trenton Taheri with Apexus and Linda Daly with A2Z
Business Management Systems Consulting, BMSC is and Quality Management Systems Consulting business that helps companies implement and maintain ISO 9001 and Aerospace programs. BMSC has helped more than 200 companies, mostly companies local to Arizona gain successful registration to ISO 9001 or other related standards.
Bretta Kelly is a native to Arizona and earned her Bachelor of Science and Masters of Science in Industrial Engineering from ASU. Bretta has been consulting with clients for more than 20 years and is also a lead auditor for ISO 9001 and is a certified aerospace auditor working for several registrars.
Bretta also teaches energy healing yoga at the Chandler Mago Mindfulness Center, and is passionate about helping people reconnect with their true self and find peace in their life.
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Located in Tempe, Apexus Corp has an ambitious and effective design studio with state of the art machining equipment in their plant. They offer some of the best features in industrial design, store fixture manufacturing and installation services.
With laser cutting machines, CNC Routers, and thermal vacuum forming equipment. Fabrication services are provided using highly skilled technicians and the latest jig build setups to ensure quality and repeat-ability. Manufacturing is like breathing to Apexus Corp so stop holding your breath on projects and allow Apexus to assist in bringing them to life.
Trenton Taheri, Chief Operating Officer of Apexus Corp, was born in the United Kingdom and grew up in Toronto, Canada. He has recently moved his manufacturing business to Tempe after falling in love with Arizona a few years ago.
Happenstance brought him to Arizona and now the reality is to put roots down and make this state and country his cherished home. With a background in machining & fabrication, project management and as director of operations for a decade at the parent company of Apexus in Canada, the experience from the shop floor to the boardroom is one asset that is highly regarded by his peers.
Trenton studied operations management at Durham college and marketing at Ryerson University in Toronto. Trenton has chosen to bring his passion for creating and innovating to Arizona where new boundaries can be pushed in utilizing today’s technology in advanced manufacturing.
The A2Z Manufacturing magazines are celebrating 25 years. Originally called ‘The Arizona Metalworker’, the initial publication targeted the precision manufacturing industry in Arizona, Nevada and New Mexico. 10 years ago, the company launched the Rocky Mountain (CO, UT, ID, MT and WY) edition.
Five years ago, the company launched the West Coast edition. Today, the A2Z Manufacturing magazines are regional publications are targeted to precision manufacturing in the Aerospace, Defense, Semiconductor and Energy industries. All magazines are online in their entirety, and the company has increased its online advertising opportunities with banners and EBlasts.
Linda Daly purchased the Arizona Metalworker magazine in 2005, and expanded it with 2 additional regional publications over the next decade. Today, A2Z Manufacturing magazines reach 11 states through the 3 regional publications.
Prior to purchasing the Arizona Metalworker, Linda worked in Sales and Marketing positions first at AT&T in New Jersey and Dallas, Texas, then Motorola Inc, in Fort Worth Texas, at Bellcore in New Jersey, and then at Intel, in Chandler, Arizona.
Linda earned her Bachelor of Science from the University of Delaware and her Masters in Business (MBA) from Rutgers University. Linda is past board member of the Arizona Manufacturing Extension Program (MEP), the Arizona Tooling and Machining Association (ATMA), and a current member of regional National Tooling and Machining Associations. Linda is a current board member of the Arizona Precision Manufacturing Apprenticeship Program (AzPMAP).
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