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Dan Thurmond
By Dan Thurmond
Thursday, September 26, 2013 - 14:51

Over the years Elite Plastics has maintained its ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System Certification, and as of last year AS9100C registration. The ISO registration is the industry quality system standard, while AS9100C registration has additional standards, specifically developed to better serve the aerospace industry. The certification brings many benefits to Elite Plastics customers, whether they require the certification or not.

Improved product reliability – Whether through extensive testing or design, having a documented, reviewed and certified quality systems, result greater reliability.

Better process control and flow – Strict change control and manufacturing standards, help created consistency and perfection in the manufacturing process.

Better documentation of process – The manufacturing process is document clearly and monitored. This makes a difference in preventing errors from happening and remedying the error when it does occur.

Greater employee quality awareness – More responsibility amongst those manufacturing the parts, helping to create and encourage a culture of high quality among the team manufacturing the part.

Reductions in product scrap, rework and rejections – Fewer errors and defects results in less waste. Creating a savings for Elite Plastics and customers.

The result of all these benefits, beyond better parts, means reduced costs. To learn more about our quality system certifications please visit the resources section on the GM Nameplate website.