January 30, 2011
PHOTOFABRICATION ENGINEERING, INC. (PEI), Milford, MA, (September 25, 2009) has been awarded certification under AS9100, quality standards established by the aircraft and aerospace industry. These high global quality standards were published by the SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers) in cooperation with the AAQG and with input from ANAB and IAAR (the Independent Association of Accredited Registrars). PEI can now be found on OASIS – the On-line Aerospace Supplier Information System – and is subject to continual audits by the NQA, with the results of these audits reported on OASIS.
Achieving the quality levels recognized by this award, applicable to “photochemical machining and assembly of precision and decorative metal parts,” puts Photofabrication Engineering Inc. in the forefront of companies providing photochemically-etched metal parts and components to the aircraft and aerospace industries. The AS9100 registration certifies that Photofabrication Engineering has achieved superior, consistent product quality, and demands a tighter quality control system and a more consistent flow of quality from PEI and its vendors against the provisions of ISO:9001:2008 and AS9100 Revision B, and in accordance with the requirements of AS9104A The initial, very detailed audit was performed by National Quality Assurance, USA with zero nonconformances found in PEI’s metal certifications, plating operations, or general operation. There are continuing internal and external audits.
The demanding quality control regimens and systems evidenced by PEI’s receiving this certification bring PEI closer to similar certifications such as ISO/TS16949 (Automotive Standard) and ISO 13485 (Medical Standard).
PEI specializes in photochemically etching metal parts for the aerospace, automotive, medical and electrical/electronics industries, etching intricate parts in almost any metal, from aluminum to zirconium. For more information, contact PHOTOFABRICATION ENGINEERING, INC., 500 Fortune Boulevard, Milford, MA 01757, USA, by telephone at 1-(508) 478-2025 or by fax at 1-(508) 478-3582, or visit their web site at www.photofabrication.com. For an immediate quote, fax your prints to us, or e-mail them to firstname.lastname@example.org.