Thyseenkrupp updates aerospace certifications


Materials supplier thyssenkrupp Aerospace has updated the certification of its 44 warehouse and machining centers around the world to the latest EN 9100/9120 standards.

The updated EN 9100/9120 standards had to be updated by September last year to meet changes to the management standard ISO 9001:2015. The new certification covers aspects of a how a business is run, such as product safety, data management, counterfeit parts and obsolescence.

All of thyssenkrupp Aerospace’s units in Europe, the USA, Canada and China have been converted to the new versions of EN 9100/9120 certification the last fiscal year.

The company’s Brazilian site, thyssenkrupp Autômata, also meets all of the necessary criteria and has recently received certification according to EN 9120 in addition to the existing EN 9100 certification, covering the selling and distribution of parts and components.

The certification of thyssenkrupp Autômata makes it one of the first companies on the South American continent to be certified to EN 9120, according to thyseenkrupp.

Wilmar Mello, managing director of thyssenkrupp Autômata said, “We are very pleased that we were able to complete certification in Brazil. This shows that we are a reliable partner for the aerospace industry and that we meet the highest quality demands of our customers.”

thyssenkrupp Aerospace is supplies materials, supply chain solutions and metalworking services to the aerospace industry. The company has a network of 44 locations and over 2,000 employees in more than 20 countries.

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