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KMF secures new AS9100 quality standard

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Subcontract sheet metal manufacturer KMF is awarded the updated AS9100 Rev D Accreditation standard after undergoing an independent audit of its quality management system.

AS9100 is the internationally recognised standard for the aerospace industry operated by the International Aerospace Quality Group.

Standards cover quality assurance in design, development, production, installation, and servicing, maintenance, repair and overhaul of parts including the stockholding and distribution of aerospace and defence parts.

Gary Sutton, Quality Manager at KMF Precision Sheet Metal, commented: KMF took the step of being audited to the new Rev D standard, which included days of audits across the whole manufacturing facility encompassing design, manufacturing, purchasing and sales."

"Following a demanding audit schedule, we are pleased to announce that KMF Precision Sheet Metal is fully approved to AS9100 Rev D, continuing our commitment to high quality and continuous improvement".

AS9100 Accredited Metal Fabrication

KMF first achieved the previous revision of the AS9100 standard in 2013, to complement investment in a dedicated Advanced Solutions factory unit that serves customers in aerospace, defence and other safety-critical industries.

Sharing the state-of-the-art cutting and profiling equipment with the company's main metal fabrication site, Advanced Solutions adds tight process control and full product traceability to meet the needs of demanding sectors and those requiring specialised electrical integration.

Four ISO Accreditations

In addition to AS9100, KMF Group also maintains ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management Accreditation, ISO 14001 Environmental Management and OHSAS 18001 Health & Safety System.

KMF's range of accreditation certificates is available to view here.

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