Standard Helps Suppliers Take Flight

Sprovieri, John
April 2009
Assembly;Apr2009, Vol. 52 Issue 4, p30
The article focuses on the benefits of AS9100 quality management standards to aerospace assemblers. AS9100, developed by the International Aerospace Quality Group in 1999, is based on the International Organization Standardization or ISO 9001 but includes additional requirements specific to the production of aircraft. As stated, certified AS9100 assemblers can gain entry into the Online Aerospace Supplier Information System, which provides access to major aerospace manufacturers, including Boeing, Airbus and Lockheed.


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