Among the most safety-conscious in the world, the aerospace industry has long-recognized the crucial role quality plays in the performance of aviation, space and defense products. Consumer and customer confidence is directly linked to perceptions about the quality of equipment and services manufacturers in this industry offer.
The industry-wide AS9100 standard was established in 1999 and is the standard to which thousands of suppliers in the aerospace industry are held. Companies achieving certification report:
improved product quality and on-time delivery
more efficient labor utilization
increased customer satisfaction in supplier-customer relationships
- alignment with the International Aerospace Quality Group (IAQG) strategy of having 90% of supply chain certified