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thyssenkrupp Aerospace rigorously implementing certification to the latest quality standards

17-Sep-2018
thyssenkrupp Aerospace rigorously implementing certification to the latest quality standards
The aerospace community has the highest standards of quality, safety, security, and reliability. Certification to EN 9100/9110/9120 plays an important role in order to fully fulfill complex customer requirements while taking into consideration the utmost quality criteria.

Among the leading supply chain specialists in this sector, thyssenkrupp Aerospace has rigorously rolled out its quality management system and organized its locations for the needs of tomorrow. "We have succeeded in converting all our units in Europe to the latest versions of EN 9100 and EN 9120. What's more, the branches in the USA, Canada, China, and India have also been certified to international standards. Following an audit, our colleagues in Brazil have likewise been awarded the coveted certification," states Torben Bunk, Quality Manager at thyssenkrupp Aerospace.

With the successful certification advances, thyssenkrupp Aeropsace is now one of the first companies to have globally progressed to the new standards. An important partner in conducting these worldwide audits is the central department Technology, Innovation und Sustainability (TIS) which has years of experience in this area.

"We are delighted that this project, which we launched over two years ago together with thyssenkrupp Aerospace management, has been successfully finalized. In fact, the certifications underline that we are a reliable supplier to the aerospace industry and, in the best interests of our clients, have adopted the ultimate standards. For this reason, we will convert the remaining locations worldwide to the new standards, too," adds Thomas Reimann, Head of Quality Management in the Business Area Materials Services.

As one of the foremost global providers in the market for production and raw materials, processing services and the management of complex supply chains, thyssenkrupp Aerospace supplies the required materials just in time, cut and machined precisely to customer specifications. Among other things, the goal is that customers can concentrate fully on their core business. The company has a worldwide network of more than 1,800 employees and 44 locations in over 20 countries.