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AWS Slovakia Achieves AS9100 Revision D Certification
‘Leading EMS provider demonstrates commitment to continuous quality improvement in the aerospace sector’
Newcastle-under-Lyme, UK – February 2018: AWS Electronics Group, one of Europe’s leading Specialist Electronics Manufacturing Services Providers, is pleased to announce that it has achieved AS9100 Revision D certification at its facility in Námestovo, Slovakia. Based on the ISO 9001 standards, the AS9100 certification includes additional quality system management requirements established by the aerospace industry and is an internationally recognised approval, operated by the International Aerospace Quality Group (IAQG). Achievement of this standard demonstrates AWS’ commitment to continuous quality improvement and establishes an ongoing desire to exceed customer requirements and expectations in the aerospace sector and beyond.
AWS Slovakia has extensive EMS experience in the aerospace and defence markets, with past projects including PCBAs and unit assembly for aircraft lighting in military and commercial applications. The Slovakia facility is now able to further enhance customer service and satisfaction through effective application of AS9100 quality management systems. AWS Slovakia joins AWS’ UK facility in attaining the AS9100 certification, which has been held at the UK plant for the last ten years.
Paul Deehan, CEO AWS Electronics Group, comments: ‘Achievement of the AS9100 certification at our Slovakia facility has been a key target on our company roadmap over the last two years. Our commitment to a number of customers to gain this approval before the end of 2017 has been achieved in good time thanks to the hard work, support and focus of all those involved. I am immensely proud of our team in Slovakia for securing the accreditation through the first audit.’
AWS Slovakia is a mirror-image facility of AWS Electronics in the UK, providing expert electronics manufacturing solutions (EMS) including PCBAs, complex box builds, cables and harnesses and more, supporting the entire electronic product lifecycle. Between its two sites, AWS boasts accreditations spanning a variety of industries, including: Medical (ISO 13485), Automotive (ISO/TS 16949), Defence (NADCAP) and Environmental (ISO 14001).