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UTC Aerospace Systems achieves AS9100 certification for advanced composites

News International-French

19 Dec 2012

UTC Aerospace Systems’ advanced composites manufacturer, CTG, has achieved the rigorous quality management standard for the aerospace industry, AS9100 (Rev C).

The standard is designed to meet the stringent, complex and unique demands of the defence and commercial aerospace industry. This certification is the result of CTG passing both strict audit requirements as well as rigorous evaluations of its manufacturing and design engineering processes to achieve a standard of quality required in the aerospace industry.  UTC Aerospace Systems is a unit of United Technologies Corp.


AS9100 Certification is a prestigious certification requiring companies to demonstrate capability to meet the demanding, complex and unique requirements of the defence and commercial aerospace industry. AS9100 Certification comprises more than 100 additional requirements over ISO 9001:2008 and is specific to the aerospace industry.


“We are delighted with this industry seal of quality approval. CTG is committed to constantly improving what it does. The AS9100 Certification is a strenuous assessment and evaluation process and it is testament to our continuous improvement culture that we have managed to raise the bar to achieve it in areas important to both future and existing customers including product safety and reliability, ” said general manager, Dominic Cartwright.


CTG, based in Oxfordshire, UK, innovates in the design, validation and manufacture of advanced composite products for high technology industries. CTG is at the forefront of filament winding technology; specializing in precise fiber placement techniques.


UTC Aerospace Systems designs, manufactures and services integrated systems and components for the aerospace and defence industries. UTC Aerospace Systems supports a global customer base with significant worldwide manufacturing and customer service facilities.


United Technologies Corp., based in Hartford, Connecticut, is a diversified company providing high technology products and services to the building and aerospace industries.


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