AS9120 Quality News & Updates

The latest news and updates impacting AS9120 requirements along with tips for suppliers and distributors for improving quality management systems and maintaining certification.

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

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

June 6, 2024

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…

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Small Businesses Dominate the Aerospace Industry: An Analysis of AS9100 Series Certifications

May 28, 2024

Small businesses are leading the way with the most AS9100, AS9110 and AS9120 certifications The aerospace sector, renowned for its cutting-edge technology and high-value contracts, might be perceived as a playing field for only the largest corporations. However, a closer look at the distribution of AS9100, AS9110, and AS9120 certifications—standards critical for maintaining quality and…

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Congratulations on Successful AS9120 and ISO 9001 QMS Certifications!

February 1, 2024

Congratulations on successful ISO 9001 and AS9120 QMS certifications! Our simpleQuE team extends congratulations to AerCap Materials, Athenix Cyber and SIGINT (ACS), and NuCoat North America on successful QMS certifications!  These companies range in scope from the services and products they provide, and each recognizes the value of implementing and maintaining an effective Quality Management…

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Aerospace Supplier Certifications – AS9100, AS9110 and AS9120

May 24, 2023

Aerospace Supplier Certifications – AS9100, AS9110 and AS9120 – 5/9/2023 This simpleQuE infographic shows the number of AS9100, AS9110 and AS9120 aerospace supplier certifications worldwide by region. As of May 9, 2023, there was a total of 24,781 certified sites with the most occurring in the Americas and Europe. (Source: IAQG OASIS Certified Supplier Directory)…

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How Will AS9104/1A Affect Companies That Are AS9100, AS9110 and AS9120 Certified?

November 14, 2022

How AS9104/1A and Supplemental Rule 004 (SR004) Affect AS9100, AS9110 and AS9120 Certified Companies Recent changes affecting AS certified organizations are implemented through AS9104/1A (also referred to as AS9104-1:2022) which was released on January 7, 2022. (The previous version of the standard was published in 2012.) “Requirements for Certification of Aviation, Space, and Defense Quality…

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AS9100 Standards Major and Minor Nonconformances for 2019

June 28, 2022

Click on the chart to see the full image of AS91XX Major and Minor Nonconformances by clause. Top 10 AS9100 Standards: Major and Minor Nonconformances These top 10 minor/major combined findings from 2019 for all the AS91XX aerospace standards (AS9100, AS9110 and AS9120) were collected from certification body audits in the Americas sector.  This data…

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Congratulations to Pencoyd Iron Works and Rolls-Royce & Partners Finance!

December 15, 2020

Congratulations to two simpleQuE aerospace clients – Pencoyd Iron Works on successful AS9003 compliance, and Rolls-Royce & Partners Finance (Parts Trading) on achieving AS9120 certification and ASA-100 accreditation! Our team is very proud of your commitment to quality products and services. Located in Folcroft, PA, Pencoyd Iron Works is a fabrication and erection company of…

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SimpleQuE Aerospace Quality Industry News: Latest AAQG Updates

February 27, 2020

Keeping up with the latest news in aerospace quality, Jim Lee reports on the Americas Aerospace Quality Group (AAQG), Registration Management Committee meeting held in Orlando this January. Here is his summary with important information for AS certified aerospace and defense suppliers. Changes to note: The aerospace industry is beginning to adopt the automotive APQP…

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AirStart – Flying High with ASA-100 and AS9120

December 28, 2018

Jim Lee, simpleQuE President, congratulates Ritchin Sen, AirStart Quality Manager, on ASA-100 accreditation with Aviation Suppliers Association (ASA). Also AS9120 certified, AirStart is the company that has a passion for aviation, airplanes and its clients. Jim consulted with AirStart to prepare them for ASA-100 accreditation and AS9120 certification which is based on the aerospace standard…

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Soar above the competition with AS9100, AS9110 and AS9120

Soar Above the Competition with AS9100, AS9110 and AS9120

August 24, 2018

Serving aerospace and defense manufacturers, suppliers and distributors since 2005, simpleQuE offers customized AS9100, AS9110 and AS9120, or ASA-100 (FAA AC00-56) consulting, internal auditing and training services. Our lead AS9100 series consultants are International Aerospace Quality Group (IAQG) certified lead auditors with aerospace experience and know what it takes to help clients achieve their goal…

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