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Advanex Europe verified in new AS9100 Rev D Standard

Advanex Europe are proud to announce that we have been successfully verified in our transition to the new AS9100 Rev D standard – the world’s most recognised quality management standard in the aerospace industry.

Based in Nottinghamshire in the UK, Advanex Europe manufacture millions of springs and other precision metal components for the global aerospace market. The team has ambitious growth plans for the coming years and we have recognised that maintaining the approval will be instrumental in growing our reputation as a compliant, reliable and preferred supplier within the aerospace industry.

The team has been working hard to meet the high standards of the approval, which covers:

KATO® inserts and the associated manufacturing functions at the Southwell site.

KATO® is the world’s leading wire thread insert that is manufactured from our Southwell site and exported globally. The aerospace industry has numerous applications for KATO® including seating, engine assembly and dashboard instrumentation.  A passenger aircraft can contain in excess of 300,000 inserts. With KATO® Tangless®, installation and removal time is 40% quicker than using traditional tanged inserts that contain a tang that requires breaking off and accounting for.

In particular, the AS9100 approval recognises that Advanex:

  • Has senior management that are involved and dedicated to quality
  • Has strong communication across the organisation
  • Adopts a continuous improvement philosophy
  • Monitors customer and supplier feedback on quality management
  • Has controls in the work environment that ensure product conformance and safety, and traceability

We would like to take the time to thank and congratulate every team member involved in the process of obtaining this approval, it is one of many huge achievements that we are all proud of!

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