Electrospec Achieves AS9120 Certification

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Electrospec has been awarded the SAE aerospace standard AS9120 certification by SGS Systems. Already ISO 9001:2000 certified, the AS9120 certification adds over 100 additional requirements for an aerospace and aircraft components Quality Management System.

Electrospec Inc., a leading electronic components distributor, is proud to announce their AS9120 certification. Electrospec has updated its certification in accordance with ISO 9001:2000 and the corresponding SAE aerospace standard, AS9120.

The AS 9120 Standard for a Quality Management System is based on AS 9100 which adds 100+ additional requirements that are specific to distributors who carry aircraft and aerospace components. It ensures Proper Material Handling, Document Control and Records, Correct Product Verification, Purchasing Process Best Practices, Airworthiness Certificates, and Traceability. AS9120 includes requirements that would help a distributor minimize the risk of entering counterfeit parts into the supply chain.

Darren Summer, President of Electrospec Inc., stated in a press release, "I am proud to announce that along with our annual ISO 9001:2000 audit, we have been awarded AS9120 certification status. This AS9120 certification will certainly open opportunities in markets that previously were not available. This marks an important step that not only shows Electrospec's dedication to the aerospace industry, but also signifies our overall commitment to quality and continuous improvement".

From headquarters located in New Jersey, Electrospec, Inc. has built an extensive, world-wide customer base in the fields of military/aerospace, industrial, automotive, computing and telecommunications. Starting off mainly as a wire, cable and tubing distributor, Electrospec has expanded their commodity base to include electronic components such as: capacitors, resistors, relays, switches, and semiconductors. Their extensive mix of standard and specialized products provides customers with a "one-stop solution" for all their wire, cable, and interconnects needs.

In May 2001 Electrospec, Inc. was approved for ISO 9001:2000 certification by SGS Systems & Services Certification. Their ISO quality system incorporates all of the relevant standards of ANSI/ESDS20.20-1999 that are applicable to an electronic components distributor. Their facility supports the highest levels of quality assurance, including full ESD compliance, constant training programs for personnel, and a rigid set of procedures monitored by QC staff and management.

Electrospec has received numerous awards from companies such as Honeywell, Lockheed Martin, Raytheon, and many others.

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