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New Hampshire Company receives ISO certification

Nashua, N.H. – W.H. Bagshaw Company, the oldest pin manufacturer in the United States, has received ISO 9001:2000 certification from IQNet and CMI, members of the International Certification Network.

ISO (The International Organization for Standardization) is the world’s largest developer of standards. ISO 9000 certification assures a company satisfies ISO standards for customer service, quality and satisfaction.

“W.H. Bagshaw is the oldest pin manufacturer in the United States. Since we opened the doors in 1870, we have been a leader in customer service and satisfaction. Having the official stamp of IQNet and CMI with our ISO 9001:2000 certification assures our customers of our superior work,” says fifth generation owner, Aaron Bagshaw.

W.H. Bagshaw’s commitment to customer service and satisfaction is encompassed in the company’s quality policy objectives, which include manufacturing pointed, non-pointed wire products and CNC machined parts and pinned assemblies to correct specifications; meeting customers’ delivery requests while striving for zero defect performance; helping our customers attain the highest quality products available in the world; and providing competitive prices through continuous improvement and the reductions of waste, while providing world-class service with a family business feel.

W.H. Bagshaw recently received “Outstanding Supplier” honors from Briggs and Stratton Corporation; the world’s largest producer of air cooled gasoline engines for outdoor power equipment. Briggs and Stratton awards the Outstanding Supplier honor to companies with superior products. Cynthia Holland, Supplier Quality Engineer at Briggs and Stratton cited W.H. Bagshaw for having zero parts per million defects for the 2006 fiscal year.


Mojo! Positive Energy! Families! That's who we are! American manufacturing. Established in 1870. Oldest Pin Makers in USA. That's W.H. Bagshaw Company!

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The safety and well being of our employees comes first at W.H. Bagshaw Company. We are committed to maintaining a healthy, safe, and stigma-free work environment through our participation in the NH “Recovery Friendly Workplace” (RFW) Initiative!


You are probably wondering if W.H. Bagshaw can make your part. The part or print that is on your desk right now! The answer is probably yes, but here is a bit more detail. We can produce from .028" to 1.25'' in diameter. Take a look at our parts library for some great examples of parts we can manufacture for you.

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