Manufacturing strategist HANZA Holding AB (publ) ("HANZA") today announced that its machining facility in Årjäng, Sweden, received its AS9100 certification, the standard that will allow HANZA to manufacture products for the aviation, space and defense companies.
The certification opens up a completely new market for its machining site and allows HANZA to produce high-quality parts to the aerospace industry.
"Getting our AS9100 certification is a huge step for our machining facility in Årjäng and gives us the opportunity to supply the global aerospace industry," said Thomas Lindström, Senior Vice President, Head of Business Solutions. "The certificate opens up a tremendous business opportunity for us at the site and highlights the high level of precision and quality we demand from our production.
HANZA's facility in Årjäng began working with gas turbine parts in 1995 and now uses the latest technology and equipment to make specialty parts for gas turbines that perform under high temperatures. With minimal investment, the Årjäng facility will be able to serve the aerospace market and meet their rigorous demands.
The AS9100 certificate is prepared by the by the International Aerospace Quality Group (IAQG), with representatives from aviation, space, and defense companies in the Americas, Asia/Pacific and Europe. It standardises quality management system requirements and can be achieved by all levels of the supply chain by organisations around the world, to improved quality, cost, and delivery performance, according to the global certification body, NQA.
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