01 August 2017
01 August 2017
Sigmatex Carbon Textile Solutions, Orangeburg, South Carolina, US, which began operations in 2016, has attained accreditation to aerospace standard AS9100C.
AS9100C is a global quality standard for quality assurance in aircraft, space and defence and provides manufacturers with a comprehensive quality system for providing safe and reliable products.
“The certification is a direct result of the hard work of all of our employees both in Orangeburg and globally," says Global Quality Manager, Terry McManus. "This underlines our commitment to serving the composites industry. It is our mission to be the first choice partner for composite textiles and we aim to do this by continually improving the quality of our products and services. This activity is underpinned by the AS9100 quality standard, which will continue to be the benchmark for business management moving forward.”
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