AS9100C aerospace certification is enabling a thermoforming processor in Belmont, North Caroline, to diversify into this demanding sector. Wilbert plastic services will this year start processing heavy gauge plastic thermoformed parts for this specialized industry, increasing its client base in the Carolinas and across North America.
The announcement was made by company president and CEO Greg Botner. AS9100 was instituted by the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) in 1999. AS9100C, the third revision of an international quality management standard for the aerospace industry, is a certification under the ISO9001 series that demonstrates a manufacturers' ability to meet various regulatory requirements, including legal and safety standards. The certification improves customer trust and satisfaction while ensuring reliability per the manufacture of aerospace components.