Mahr Appoints Quality Manager and Promotes Two Employees

Originally titled 'Mahr Appoints Quality Manager'

Mahr Inc. has hired Lara Rapport as quality manager and promoted two employees, Anthony Clang to the position of laboratory technical manager and Dave Perron to manufacturing engineering supervisor.

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Lara Rapport has joined Mahr Inc. as quality manager to support its continued growth. In her role, Ms. Rapport will focus on improving processes through customer feedback, ensuring ISO compliance, management of the ISO auditing system and more.

“The name Mahr is synonymous with quality and expertise. For example, Mahr is able to offer the best calibration for high precision applications,” Ms. Rapport says. “The Mahr precision measurement center is on par with the NIST lab. Built down to the bedrock so that movement and foundation variables are eliminated, our calibration is extremely precise. I’m very proud to be able to say that I work somewhere that can achieve this level of precision.”

Ms. Rapport is a certified ISO 9001:2015 lead auditor with more than 20 years of experience in manufacturing and quality management. She has expertise in ISO 9000, lean manufacturing, facility energy management, program management and the quality disciplines of Six Sigma, FMEA, PPAP, auditing and CAPA problem solving. Ms. Rapport has a BS in Industrial Engineering from Northeastern University and an MBA in Global Business from Northeastern University as well.

In addition, to further support the company’s growth and ensure the highest manufacturing quality standards, Mahr has also promoted two employees. Anthony Clang, who joined the organization in 2003, has been promoted to the position of laboratory technical manager and will now oversee both of Mahr’s calibration labs. Mr. Clang’s previous work on Mahr’s ISO17025 NVLAP accreditation was vital to the organization’s efforts. Dave Perron, who has 18 years of industry experience, has been promoted to manufacturing engineering supervisor and will now be responsible for leading that department.