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The Groundwork for Growth in the Aerospace Industry Has Been Laid

CeramTec North America Obtains AS9100 Certification

Laurens, SC, 2016-12-09


CeramTec North America in Laurens, SC, USA obtained the AS9100 certificate. The AS9100 standard is the highest international quality management standard in the aviation, space and defense industries. AS9100 is based on the ISO 9001 standard and specifies additional requirements for the reliability of products for the aviation and space industries.

For AS9100, CeramTec North America introduced a comprehensive quality management system (QMS) that focuses on quality management and continuous improvement. The QMS sets standards for product planning and ensures that customer-specific requirements are met via constant quality management of the products.

Business with the aerospace industry will contribute to the total revenue of CeramTec North America. The certification allows our company at the Laurens, South Carolina location to offer new products and applications on the market and, in doing so, continue to expand aerospace business as well as the existing product portfolio. This certification is a prerequisite to being able to meet the needs of our customers.

CeramTec is the only North American supplier to offer the manufacture of technical ceramics and hermetically sealed feedthroughs under one roof. Hermetic, vacuum-sealed Ceramaseal® ceramic-metal and glass-ceramic components are ideally suited to support optical, gas, liquid, power, instrumentation, and sensing applications.