Aerospace Management System
Management Service provides accredited certification for
AS9100, the Aerospace addition to ISO 9000 Quality Management
Certification. AS9100 combines the effective standards of
the ISO 9000 standard with supplementary items of how ISO
pertains to the aerospace industry.
AS9100 is the quality management system specific to the
aerospace industry. Version AS9100 includes all of the requirements
of the ISO 9000:1994 standard while version AS9100 Rev.
A includes the ISO 9001:2000 standard verbatim. In addition,
there are supplementary items that address how the standard
applies to the aerospace industry. Both standards allow
for certification to either ISO 9000:1994 or ISO 9001:2000
through the transition period of Dec. 2003.
published in May 1997 by the SAE (Society of Automotive
Engineers) as AS9000, the AS standard has evolved to AS9100
Rev. A and is recognized by all major Aerospace OEMs.
The industry is moving quickly towards requiring their suppliers
to be AS9100 compliant / certified. By becoming AS9100 compliant
/ certified, suppliers can gain a competitive advantage
and benefit from the improved processes and continuous improvement
that is the foundation of ISO 9001:2000 certified Quality
Dec. 2003 the Boeing Company is requiring all Boeing suppliers
to be BQMS (Boeing's Quality Management System) approved
or have a waiver. AS9100 Rev A is a significant part of
Boeing's BQMS requirements.
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