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- The Importance of AS9100 and ISO Registrations
The ISO 9000 family of standards is among the most widely implemented in the industry. It is not the only quality management system (QMS) available to businesses, but it has been adopted globally and is the certification of choice among major purchasers.
Reasons for a Registration
Quality management and control are essential no matter the industry. In every institution and company in every industry, workflow, processes, and applications must be subject to analysis, testing, and review in order to achieve the best product for your customers and the highest return on investment for your enterprise.
Quality management systems are enterprise-wide collections of business practices and processes geared towards achieving quality policies and objectives. These policies are implemented throughout an organization’s entire structure, processes, procedures, and resources.
The focus of a QMS involves team cooperation and dynamics, sustainability, and transparency initiatives. Investor confidence, customer satisfaction, and perceived quality have increasingly been tied to the continuous improvement processes that a QMS incorporates. Industry certifications not only lead to increased sales, customer retention and satisfaction, but also efficient processes across the enterprise.
ISO 9000 deals with the eight principles of quality management. These are customer focus, leadership, involving people (or valuing staff), a process approach, a system approach to management, continual improvement, a factual approach to decision making, and a mutually beneficial relationship with a supplier.
ISO 9001:2008 determines the criteria to which a QMS should adhere. A registration in ISO 9001:2008 can be obtained by companies of any size, and ensures that customers always receive products and services of consistent quality, which promises larger benefits for every aspect of the business.
AS9100 is a similar QMS, but unlike ISO 9000 and ISO 9001, it is specific to the aerospace industry. AS9100 incorporates ISO 9000, albeit with additional requirements related to the quality of products in aerospace. Major manufacturers and suppliers in the industry require AS9100 certification in order to work with a company.
AccuTrex Registrations and Expertise
At AccuTrex Products, we are dedicated to providing our customers with the highest quality shim products for every application and specification. As a result, we employ strict quality control procedures on all critical processes.
Our registrations in ISO 9001:2008 and AS9100-C are part of our dedication to quality control and customer service. These registrations are indicative of our commitment to quality in the following areas:
- Manufacturer of Custom Gaskets
- Custom Shims
- Sheet Metal Fabrications
- Metal Stampings
- Special Washers
- AccuPeel® Laminated shim stock
- Precision-Machined Parts
- Distribution of Practi-Shim® Color-Coded Plastic Shim Stock
AccuTrex’s registration to ISO 9001:2008 allows us to bring our expertise to a number of different industries, including military and defense equipment, material handling, oil and gas, packaging, locomotive and petrochemical, among many others. With our AS9100-C registration , AccutTrex is qualified to partner with customers in aerospace industries.
Due to our registrations, all of our customers, regardless of industry, can be assured of receiving the highest quality product every time. We at AccuTrex are proud of our uncompromising attention to detail as we tailor solutions and products for all of your custom fabricating needs.