Pacamor Kubar Bearings announced that the company was awarded the coveted AS9100:2004 Certification, the highest global standards for quality and completed a comprehensive audit conducted by Det Norske Veritas, its independent accredited registrar.
According to the company's press release, PKB now joins a select list of national and international aerospace companies that have registered to AS9100 to meet the ever increasing quality demands of their aerospace customers.
Edward M. Osta, executive vice president, says, "Our AS9100 Certification is an important milestone for PKB. This certification coupled with our ISO9001:2000 certification recognizes our Quality System as being on par with the best quality systems in the aerospace industry. These certifications enhance the confidence of our current customers in our capabilities while providing us access to contracts only obtainable by AS9100 accredited organizations."
The AS9100 standard specifies the quality management system requirements for suppliers to the aerospace industry. This standard supplements ISO 9001 by addressing the specific additional expectations of the aerospace industry.
Pacamor Kubar Bearings manufactures high performance miniature and instrument ball bearings for the aerospace, defense, medical, dental, industrial, and commercial industries.