About Anderson Quality Spring

AQS is a wholesale provider that designs, engineers, and manufactures custom steel springs and wire forms for product design engineers and their procurement teams.

AQS History

In 1993, Herb Anderson founded Anderson Quality Spring (AQS) with a vision of creating a truly exceptional organization. He brought his 20 years of spring industry experience into a small shop and founded the company with a commitment to the highest ethical standards and dedication to customer service.

Since then, AQS has experienced remarkable growth and now boasts a team of over 45 skilled employees operating state-of-the-art CNC equipment. As one of the fastest growing spring manufacturing companies on the West Coast, AQS proudly serves over 250 active customers worldwide from its custom-built 35,000 square-foot facility located in Canby, Oregon.

In addition to building a great manufacturing and production control team, AQS has a customer-focused team with experts in various fields such as quality management, finance, customer service, engineering, purchasing, and sales. Our collaborative approach fosters innovation and encourages our employees to apply the principles of continuous process improvement. By leveraging our team’s skills and expertise, we deliver competitive advantages to our customers and strive for excellence in all aspects of our operations.


Our Services

AQS has long been known as a customer service oriented company. Our customers have come to count on the high level of value added services that make working with us more satisfying than with other suppliers of engineered metal products. High on that list of services is the design assistance that we offer.

Design Assistance

Whether you are troubleshooting existing production parts or conceptualizing a new design, AQS design and engineering resources are available to your engineering teams. Every print we receive undergoes a meticulous engineering review process, leveraging the latest design software to validate print specifications. Our objective is to offer you the most valuable design feedback for your specific requirements, ensuring manufacturability at scale while meeting your anticipated usage demand in a cost-effective manner.


AQS can supply quick run, accurate prototype parts. When possible, the parts will be manufactured using the same tools and equipment as would be used in full production. Prototype parts are made to your specifications and will accurately represent the parts you expect to see in production.

Pre-Production Approval Process

AQS supplier partnerships include multiple levels of formal and fully-documented Pre-Production Approval Processing (PPAP).

Value-Added Services

Sub-Assembly Support AQS can assemble springs and wire forms into sub-assemblies prior to delivery to your manufacturing facility.

Custom Packaging AQS can offer a range of bagging, tack-boarding, paper layering or more customized packaging solutions to improve handling at your facility.

Vendor Managed Inventory AQS offers customized VMI programs that align with your annual blanket orders and purchase orders, seamlessly integrating with your online planning system to meet your production requirements.

Our Dedication to Quality and Excellence

Anderson Quality Spring is committed to maintaining the highest level of quality in the manufacturing of your spring and wire form components. AQS has been ISO 9001 certified since 2000 and completed the new IATF certification in 2017. Our dedication to exceeding industry standards has shaped every aspect of our company’s processes and procedures. Whether you need ISO or IATF registration for supplier certification or you simply demand the finest quality spring components, AQS is your trusted supplier.