HEATCON Receives AS9100 International Aerospace Quality System Standard Certification

SEATTLE, WA - HEATCON®, Inc., and its subsidiary HEATCON®Composite Systems, has been awarded certification for the AS9100 International Aerospace Quality System Standard.

“We are proud to have achieved another landmark in our certification processes. Becoming a certified AS9100 company demonstrates our commitment to quality for our customers.” said Howard Banasky, President and CEO of HEATCON® Inc.

The HEATCON® Family of Companies has an extensive legacy in successfully delivering quality products to leading aerospace and defense companies. Being AS9100 certified will give us greater access to Tier I and Tier II manufacturing companies. Our corporate mission statement highlights our dedication: “HEATCON®, Inc. is committed to meeting customer requirements and increasing customer satisfaction through continual improvement of its products, services, and quality management system.”

Because of our strong ISO 9001:2008 quality program, HEATCON® Inc. felt it was necessary to move directly toward the AS9100 certification process for its family of companies directly associated with the aerospace industries. The accreditation assessment was performed, by BSI Management Systems, in accordance with the quality system requirements for both AS9100 and ISO 9001:2008.

About BSI Inc.

For over 100 years, BSI (British Standards Institution) Management Systems has been one of the world's leading certification bodies. Founded in 1901, BSI has issued more than 60,000 certified locations in over 120 countries. BSI's registration experience covers virtually every industrial and commercial sector (i.e. automotive, aerospace, chemical and allied processes, IT/software, service). Besides QMS certification and assessment, BSI's other services include private, national and international standards development, product certification, product testing services, training and information on standards and international trade, and performance management software solutions services.

About HEATCON® Inc. and HEATCON® Composite Systems

HEATCON® Inc. has been a stocking distributor of electric heating and control products for over 32 years. We provide technical support, custom designs, and complete system solutions for your heating and control needs. Our ability to supply a huge variety of electric heat, temperature control, industrial automation components, and common accessory items means we can be a one-stop source. Our large warehouse allows us to stock parts for emergencies and under service release contracts so you don't have to.

HEATCON® Composite Systems has been involved in the support of advanced composite repairs since 1981. We are committed to continuous product improvement and development and our products set industry standards. We also strive to maintain the highest levels of quality and customer service. HEATCON® Composite Systems' customer base includes more major airlines, repair stations and military users than any other competitors. Most of our customers find it convenient and cost effective to obtain support of composite repairs from a single source. To meet this need our T. E. A. M. concept was developed. The very best in Training, Equipment, Accessories, and Materials are all available from HEATCON® Composite Systems.