AS9100, AS9110 and AS9120 Aerospace Certifications Worldwide as of April 2024

simpleQuE infographic shows the number of AS9100, AS9110 and AS9120 certified aerospace suppliers worldwide by region. 

How many suppliers have achieved aerospace certifications across the world?

This simpleQuE infographic displays the number of AS9100, AS9110 and AS9120 certified aerospace suppliers worldwide by region.  As of April 16, 2024, there was a total of 27,599 sites with the Americas and Europe maintaining their lead with the most certifications. Comparing the data from 2023, certifications increased over the last year by 10 percent. The United States maintains its status as the country with the most certifications in all categories at 11,268, which is 41 percent of the total number worldwide.  (Source: IAQG OASIS Certified Supplier Directory 4/16/24)

The International Aerospace Quality Group (IAQG) developed specific requirements for aerospace quality management systems to be implemented and maintained throughout the supply chain for the design, manufacture and maintenance of products used in aviation, space and defense applications.  These requirements are the AS9100 series of standards – AS9100, AS9110 and AS9120, and they are based on the high-level structure of ISO 9001.

We’ve been tracking the AS certifications data since 2018, and the number of AS9100, AS9110 and AS9120 certifications worldwide is increasing every year, especially in the U.S. This indicates the aviation, space and defense industries are strong and growing and in need of reliable, certified suppliers. If you are interested in becoming certified, simpleQuEs aerospace consultants can provide the expertise to get you there. We’ve been serving aerospace and defense manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, and repair stations since 2005, simpleQuE offers customized AS9100AS9110 and AS9120, or ASA-100 (FAA AC00-56) consultinginternal auditing, and training services nationwide.

To learn about the distribution of aerospace certifications by company size, read our blog, Small Businesses Dominate the Aerospace Industry: An Analysis of AS9100 Series Certifications.

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