AS9100 is the aerospace industry-recognized standard for Quality Management Systems (AQMS) and provides a framework for quality assurance and risk management for those organizations involved with the design, development, production, installation, and servicing in the ASD sector.
AS9120 is the Aerospace industry-recognized standard for Quality Management Systems (AQMS) that specifies additional requirements for quality management systems applicable only to stockist distributors servicing the ASD sector.
AS9100 and AS9120 are internationally recognized QMS specifically designed for the aerospace industry.
AS9100 is a quality management system standard that focuses on the design, production, and servicing of aerospace products. This standard covers a range of requirements, including customer satisfaction, process control, design and development, supply chain management, and continuous improvement.
AS9120, on the other hand, is a quality management system standard that focuses on the distribution of aerospace products, including parts, components, and raw materials. This standard covers requirements such as product traceability, documentation control, supplier management, and customer satisfaction.
Both were developed by the International Aerospace Quality Group (IAQG) to help Aerospace companies establish and maintain quality management systems that meet industry-specific requirements and regulatory standards.
These standards are designed to provide a systematic approach to quality management that helps aerospace companies improve their operational efficiency, reduce risk, and enhance customer satisfaction, and is recognized globally and can help aerospace companies demonstrate their commitment to quality, safety, and regulatory compliance.
AS9100 and AS9120 Aerospace QMS documentation provide a comprehensive framework for managing quality and safety in the aerospace industry, helping companies address key business challenges such as meeting customer requirements, improving operational efficiency, and managing risk and safety to improve their overall performance.
An AS9100 and AS9120 Aerospace Management System credential can help address a range of business challenges in the aerospace industry, improving quality, safety, compliance, and operational efficiency while enhancing reputation and competitiveness. The aerospace industry is highly regulated, and customers require suppliers to adhere to strict quality standards to ensure safety, reliability, and compliance. AS9100 and AS9120 demonstrate a commitment to meeting these requirements and provide customers with confidence in the supplier's ability to deliver quality products and services.
There are several key benefits to a business that achieves AS 9120 / AS 9100 certification, including:
Improved Quality: The implementation of a quality management system in line with the AS9100 / AS9120 standard can help businesses to improve the quality of their products and services. This can lead to increased customer satisfaction, repeat business, and referrals.
Enhanced Customer Confidence: Demonstrates a commitment to quality, safety, and regulatory compliance, which can help businesses to enhance customer confidence in their products and services. This can lead to increased sales and market share.
Improved Operational Efficiency: Implementing a quality management system in line with the AS9100 / AS9120 standard can help businesses to improve their operational efficiency, reduce waste, and increase productivity. This can lead to cost savings and improved profitability.
Reduced Risk: The implementation of a risk-based approach to quality management in line with the AS9100 / AS9120 standard can help businesses to identify and mitigate risks associated with product defects, safety incidents, and non-compliance. This can help to reduce the risk of financial losses and reputational damage.
Improved Supplier Performance: These standards require businesses to have a strong supplier management system in place. This can help businesses to identify and manage supplier risks, improve supplier performance, and reduce supply chain disruptions.
Enhanced Regulatory Compliance: These standards are designed to help businesses comply with industry-specific regulations, such as those set by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and other regulatory bodies. Achieving certification can help businesses to avoid regulatory penalties and maintain compliance.
To obtain AS9100 or AS9120 an organization must complete the following steps:
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