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October 14, 2010
Vectron International Solidifies Leadership as Aerospace Industry Supplier with Critical Quality Management Standard
Military and Space Center of Excellence Facility Earns Full Certification to AS9100, Industry's Most Stringent Management Standard
MOUNT HOLLY SPRINGS, PA
- Strengthening its position as the leading supplier of precision frequency control components in defense and aerospace markets, Vectron International today announced that its Military and Space Center of Excellence Facility in Mount Holly Springs, Penn. attained full certification to the stringent AS9100 Quality Management Standard by SGS S&SC.
AS9100 is an ISO 9001 based set of standards developed by the International Aerospace Quality Group (IAQG) that addresses the stringent quality requirements of the aerospace industry, from commercial aviation to defense.
Safety, quality and reliability are critical principles in the aerospace industry, where risk management is crucial. Aerospace industry manufacturers need complete confidence in the manufacturing processes of their business partners. Adherence to AS9100 is provides confirmation of the highest aerospace quality assurance.
"Our customers are typically market leaders, not only in products and technologies, but also in the quality of their manufacturing systems," said Greg Smolka, vice president and general manager, Industrial, Military and Space Business Unit. "The AS9100 designation assures our customers that we'll continue to support their quality initiatives both today and in the future."
For over 50 years, Vectron has designed and manufactured precision crystal oscillators, crystals, clocks, filters, timing modules and other frequency control components at the Mount Holly Springs facility.
About Vectron International
Vectron International is a world leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of frequency control, sensor, and hybrid product solutions. Vectron solves complex timing, filtering and sensor challenges by delivering customized solutions that speed time to market and offer low total cost of ownership. Vectron uses the very latest techniques in both bulk acoustic wave (BAW) and surface acoustic wave (SAW) based designs from DC to microwave frequencies. Committed to the industry’s highest quality service standard and complete satisfaction, Vectron International leverages its global footprint and 50 years of experience to help customers achieve competitive differentiation and improve their bottom line. Vectron International is headquartered in Hudson, NH and has operating facilities and sales offices in North America, Europe and Asia. For more information, please call 1-88-VECTRON-1