The Ford Q1 Award has been presented to TOCCO Inc., Boaz, AL, for sustained excellence in systems and performance metrics resulting in customer satisfaction. TOCCO is the first induction company to obtain the Q1 certification under the new guidelines. The company designs, manufactures, and services thermo-enhancing (heating) machinery (capital equipment) for the automotive, design, farm equipment, appliance, forming, forging, and melting industries.