AS 9100 (or the Aerospace Basic Quality System) is the aerospace version of ISO 9000. AS 9100 quality systems, the Aerospace Model for Quality Assurance in Design, Development, Production, Installation and Servicing is the international management system standard for the aerospace industry. AS 9100 is an SAE document that is recognized by the aerospace industry as a basic requirement for a quality system. The standard provides suppliers with a comprehensive quality system for providing safe and reliable products to the aerospace industry. AS 9100 also addresses the requirements pertaining to civil and military aviation needs. Accreditation/Registration to AS 9000 will place your organization on the leading edge of quality initiatives. It demonstrates your compliance to the internationally recognized ISO 9000 and the additional requirements of AS 9000. If the supply base adopts the spirit and intent of AS 9000, they declare their commitment to a process that reduces redundancy while adding real value to the manufacturing process. The AS 9000/9100 quality management system's set of compliance requirements can assure cost savings by identifying and defining basic, common and acceptable aerospace requirements.
|BENEFITS OF AS 9001 CERTIFICATION|
|Improved product and process quality||Additional confidence for global sourcing|
|Reduced operating costs||Improved operational efficiency|
|Improved risk management||Reduced cost of compliance with customer specifications|
|Improved stakeholder relationships||Continual Improvement & Customer Satisfaction|
|Access to new markets||Reduced Nonconforming products & rejection rates|