Trelleborg AVS reaches new heights
Trelleborg AVS soar to new heights in the Aviation Sector, the Leicester site has achieved Quality Management System certification to AS/EN 9100
AS/EN 9100 is the internationally recognized Quality Management System (QMS) standard, for the aerospace industry. The standard provides a comprehensive quality system for providing safe and reliable products to the aerospace industry and also addresses civil & military aviation requirements. AS9100 is based upon ISO 9001 and is an essential pre-requisite of achieving supplying to the aerospace sector.
AS/EN 9100 fully incorporates the entirety of the current version of ISO 9001:2015, while adding requirements relating to quality and safety. Major aerospace manufacturers and suppliers worldwide require compliance and/or registration to AS/EN 9100 as a condition of doing business with them.
“This accreditation is a significant achievement for Trelleborg Antivibration Solutions and confirms our position as a trusted supplier to the aerospace industry,” says Max Billinger, Business Unit President. “We’ve long been committed to developing safe components for use across various industries. As part of this new accreditation we’ll now be keeping pace with shifts also in aerospace.
Mark Badge, Quality Manager, added “Our employees in Leicester have worked hard over the last four years to construct the foundation for this achievement, transitioning to 9001:2015 and 14001:2015, and the latest rail standards so this really is testament to their commitment.”
As an aerospace Quality Management System (QMS) standard based on ISO 9001:2015, AS9100 Rev D contains additional requirements specific to the aerospace industry. By integrating QMS requirements into a company’s business processes, the Standard makes it possible to identify manufacturers which produce high-quality goods for the aerospace sector, both efficiently and consistently.