All Kellstrom Defense North America Locations Achieve AS9100 Aerospace Accreditation
EL SEGUNDO, Calif., August 15, 2018 (Newswire.com) - Kellstrom Defense Aerospace Inc. (“KDA”) is pleased to announce that all North America-based business locations have achieved AS9100 Aerospace Accreditation. The KDA operating locations in Miramar, Florida, Macon, Georgia, and Camarillo, California, have been certified to the respective AS9110, AS9120B and AS9100D aerospace requirements by a third-party auditing group. These certifications are required by our global customers and our internal quality systems to ensure that our products and services are managed to the highest standards. These standards incorporate all the requirements of ISO 9001:2015 and are supplemented with additional requirements specific to the aerospace and defense industry.
“The Kellstrom Promise includes a commitment to delivering quality parts and services to ensure we exceed customer expectations,” Chris Celtruda, CEO for the global Kellstrom Defense group commented. “Our quality systems team and each site operations teams have been dedicated to ensuring our processes and systems are mature and ready for audit.”
About Kellstrom Defense Aerospace Inc.:
Kellstrom Defense Aerospace Inc. (“KDA”) is a global provider for the sustainment of legacy defense aircraft through OEM strategic distribution, component repair services and engineered products for military transporters, fighter and rotary wing platforms. The repair services business segment is a Honeywell and AMETEK Authorized Repair Station specializing in the repair and overhaul of Auxiliary Power Units, Engine Driven Compressors and a full range of mechanical, electro-mechanical, instrument, pneumatic and fuel system components. The segment also specializes in the repair and overhaul of Accessory Class III components, Instrument Class I, II, III and IV avionics and landing gear systems. The Repair Management team leverages in-house repair capabilities and an FAA-authorized facility to provide value-added repair solutions for OEMs and customers. With operations in Camarillo, California; Miramar, Florida; Macon, Georgia; Cambridge, United Kingdom; Windsor, Australia; Singapore; United Arab Emirates; and Indonesia, the KDA team provides support to the United States military and over 60 partnering nations. KDA is committed to compliance, with hundreds of active export licenses and dedicated contract, export and security personnel. The Kellstrom Defense Advantage is being a respected global leader for defense aircraft sustainment, deploying an experienced team and complete capabilities to solve customer challenges. Further information is available at www.kellstromdefense.com and www.c130.com.
Kellstrom Defense Aerospace Inc.
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