BREA, Calif. (July 20, 2012)—Esterline Engineered Materials' Kirkhill Elastomer facility in Brea, has received independent AS9100 Revision C certification.
The new quality management certification comprises more than 100 additional requirements over ISO 9001:2008 and is specific to the aerospace industry, the company said. Kirkhill supplies elastomer-based products for the aerospace and defense markets.
Achieving the certification is a milestone for Esterline and Kirkhill products, and provides a distinct competitive advantage, as well as prestigious international recognition, Esterline said.
All Esterline facilities in the U.S. and United Kingdom now have AS9100 Rev. C certification, the firm said.