Quality Control Services

Southshore has the experience required to manage quality control projects including material sorting, inspection and containment services. We have years of experience working with Tier One automotive suppliers and we understand the bottom line . . . delivering defect free parts to the customer at a competitive price. Additional Southshore value add services include fulfillment, packaging, light manufacturing/assembly and kitting.


  • Visual inspection for non-conforming parts based on your defined specifications

  • Supplier collaboration on operating space and equipment to facilitate and optimize the tasks of material sorting, inspection, containment or re-packing to reduce production downtime

  • Customized project reporting to your specifications including PPHV trend charts and Pareto charts helpful in root cause analysis


  • Perform inbound material inspections based on pre-determined quality specifications of customer engineering and supplier quality personnel

  • Interface with customer engineering and supplier quality personnel to modify quality specifications based on results of initial inspection work

  • Measure part characteristics using variable or attribute gages (go/no-go)


  • Short and long term containment availability

  • Support for controlled shipping (restricted shipping) levels 1 and 2

  • Non-conforming parts containment based on customer and supplier instructions

  • Proper disposition of material out of containment


  • Supply chain cost savings

  • Free up your resources

  • Timely turn around

  • Scrap reduction

  • Reduce or eliminate temporary employees

  • Less handling and inventory carrying cost

  • Material pick up and delivery options available


Please call Southshore at 269 983 2080 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. us for information.

Our Locations

Corporate Office

233 Hawthorne Avenue
St. Joseph, Michigan 49085
T: 269 983 2080
F: 269 983 7307


3515 Lakeshore Drive
St. Joseph, Michigan 49085

2024 Hawthorne Avenue
St. Joseph, Michigan 49085
331 Miller Street
Benton Harbor, Michigan 49022
9864 Church Street
Bridgman, Michigan 49106

T: 269 983 6340
T: 269 983 6747

Bill Mannino, Site Manager



2421 S. Nappanee Street
Elkhart, Indiana 46517

T: 574 522 1961
F: 574 293 7187

Jason Robinson, Site Manager



1500 Fort Jesse Road
Normal, Illinois 61761

T: 309 451 3500
F: 309 452 5926

Chris Canville, Site Manager



2101 E. 8th Street
Spencer, Iowa 51301

T: 712 580 5454
F: 712 580 5456

Patti Davis, Site Manager