Auburn Hills, MI - April 27, 2012 -- Monroe Engineering Products LLC, a leading global industrial hardware and hinge company, received their AS9100 Rev C certificate on August 4, 2011, after an extensive analysis of their quality systems.
Established by the International Aerospace Quality Group (IAQG), AS9100 Rev C is the latest quality management system standard applicable to suppliers of products to the aerospace, aviation, and defense industries. It incorporates all of ISO:9001 and places additional emphasis on structured design and validation methodologies, configuration management, and identification and traceability.
Achieving certification involves significant commitment from all employees. Working with the aerospace industry requires that suppliers have extremely rigorous quality management systems, and AS9100 Rev C provides a number of criteria that must be fulfilled to guarantee customer satisfaction. It also includes requirements for planned and continual improvement of quality management systems.
"Monroe is dedicated to providing products and services that meet or exceed customer expectations for quality, delivery, and functionality," stated John Meier, Quality Manager. "We are committed to understanding our customers and their specific requirements, as well as demonstrating a top-down emphasis on both quality and continuous process improvement. We are well versed in supplying both products and associated documentation that is compliant with the aerospace industry's stringent demands."
Certification was issued by American Systems Registrar, LLC, a Michigan-based provider of third-party system registration and accredited by the ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board under the Aerospace Registration Management Program, in accordance with SAE AS9104 A.
About Monroe Engineering Products LLC
Founded in the 1957, Monroe Engineering is a global industrial manufacturing and distribution company offering a broad product line. Monroe is ISO 9001:2008 and AS9100:2009 (Rev C) certified and has a diverse customer base of manufacturers, distributors, and catalog-houses across several vertical markets including aerospace/defense, automotive, medical, transportation, and general industry.
In addition to a wide range of standard products including knobs, hinges, casters, and handles, Monroe Engineering provides custom manufacturing of precision parts with tolerances as tight as 5 microns. Monroe is capable of producing custom machined, injection molded, welded, and stamped parts fabricated from a wide range of materials, from aluminum to titanium to most types of plastics. For more information about Monroe Engineering Products and their extensive product and service offerings, visit the company website at www.monroeengineering.com.
Established by the International Aerospace Quality Group (IAQG), the IAQG is a cooperative global organization that brings aviation, space and defense companies together to deliver more value at all levels of the supply chain. The goal of the IAQG is to improve product quality and on-time delivery of products. They do this through the cooperative implementation of initiatives intended to make significant improvements in quality and reductions in cost throughout the value stream.