2-19-10 YDI Quality System
YDI is currently working with D.O.D quality Officials to be certified under the QS 9002 standard. YDI has successfully utilized the MIL 45208 system for the past 16 years. However changes within the industry dictate that the company work to a high quality standard to fully comply with D.O.D and commercial customer requirements.
12-28-09 List of Projects
The Detroit News released a list of D.O.D [Department Of Defense] contracts, many being issued to Michigan based companies. The list was comprised of contracts with an estimated value of over 1 Billion dollars. Most of the programs are technology based, giving further indication that our market has changed for good.
Goodman Concentric Vent Screen
YDI has developed a new product to help prevent damage to both residential and commercial furnaces. It is the first of it’s kind screen assembly for use with Goodman concentric intake/exhaust vents. These new products will prevent entry of rodents, leaves, and other debris from entering your heating and cooling equipment. The screen is easy to install, is made of non-rust stainless steel, and can be adjusted for varying clearances. For more info on this product contact the YDI sales department.
New Product Update
YDI is to launch a line of consumer products for home usage. These products will be aimed at reducing the cost of operating equipment as well as improve efficiency and reduce maintenance costs. Please stay tuned for future updates.
8-12-09 Military Vehicle Expo
Representatives from YDI’s Contracts and Operations Departments attended the IDGA Military Vehicle Expo held at COBO Hall in Detroit Michigan on August 10-13, 2009. The Show featured Defense Technology products produced by companies from all over the world. The YDI staff was so impressed with the level of sophistication of product lines displayed by such companies as; BMI Defense Systems, ANCHOR Fabrications and Global Shield. As always we also continue to seek out new ways to produce and deliver the best products possible to the defense community.
The YDI staff was delighted to have at our disposal a military version of the HMMWV. The vehicle was delivered for our examination in an effort to help Tacom identify areas for improvement, enhance utilization and identify areas of vulnerability.
9-12-08 YDI donates vehicle to the Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries.
In late 2008 the Detroit Rescue Mission had several of their vehicles permanently damaged due to vandalism. Seizing the opportunity to help YDI stepped in to offer one of it’s aging vehicles. The 1998 Chevy Astro Van was seeing limited use by YDI and was no longer required for print materials support. YDI made all of the necessary repairs to the vehicle along with scheduled maintenance to insure that DRMM would have a dependable vehicle to continue the important services that they provide to the Detroit community.
20 Year Celebration
The YDI staff held a company luncheon to celebrate 20 years in business. The staff gave testimonials, laughed about milestone events, ate cake, and celebrated in the moment. The marketing area was deemed the perfect place to hang the banner, right along the side of other company mementos.
12-22-05 Employee Award
YDI annual employee awards were given out during the YDI DRMM annual fund raiser. This year employee of the year award went to Mark Stephens, who had both perfect attendance and met every performance requirement of his supervisor. Mark won a certificate wall plaque, and check for $500.00.
YDI DRMM Annual Fund Raiser
The YDI offices were turned into a place of fine dining to host the first Annual YDI fund raiser on behalf of the Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries, DRMM. The night was deemed a huge success as over $10,000.00 was raised for what everyone considers to be a more than worth cause. Dr. Chad Audi, president of DRMM attended the fund raiser along with several members of his staff.
8-21-04 YDI recieves letter of gratitude from a First Sergeant in the U.S. Army
In what can only be described as an act of appreciation, YDI members were honored to receive a letter of thanks from one of our military personnel. It is true that most companies measure success by profits. YDI on the other hands also measure it by the value that we add to the lives of our customers. The complete letter can be viewed by clicking here.
YDI Quality System
List of Projects
Concentric Vent Screen
New Product Update
Military Vehicle Expo
Detroit Rescue Mission
20 Year Celebration
Annual Fund Raiser
Letter from First Sergeant