AS 9100 is the 2009 revision of the Aerospace Standard ("AS") containing requirements for establishing and maintaining a quality management system (QMS). AS 9001C includes the requirements of ISO 9001:2008 plus additional requirements for the aviation, space, and defense industries.
Instead of specifying the requirements of the final product , AS 9100C focuses further “upstream” on the processes or how you produce. AS 9100C requires documented systems for controlling the processes, that is used to develop and produce the products.
The benefit of Certification to AS 9100C assures customers that the company has the ability to produce, and continually improve, safe, reliable products on time. Some of the other benefits a company might expect to see include:
The benefits of becoming certified are numerous: companies should ensure that they are pursuing certification for the right reasons:
TIME LINE OF IMPLEMENTING AS 9100C
It is obvious that there are many advantages to ISO certification. Certification should not be undertaken lightly, however, as it is time consuming and costly. By rough estimate, it can take anywhere from 3 to 6 months, to document and establish your business operations, with another one to three months to verify against actual operations.
ISO 9001:2008 was updated in November 2008.
In future the ISO standards shall determine the competency of an organization in the global market. Getting this certification will become mandatory in the days to come.
To become certified, a business must develop an Aerospace Quality Management System that meets the requirements of the standard intended with the following steps:
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