Gardena, Ca., May, 29,2013—Tru-Form Plastics, a thermoformer of custom components for the aerospace, medical test equipment, transportation and lighting industries, announced today it has been certified ISO 9001:2008 and AS 9100:2009 in accordance with the requirements of AS 9104A (Aerospace). This certification is accredited by NQA-USA of Acton, Ma. The certificate was issued on February 14, 2013.
Tru-Form Plastics sought the Aerospace Category certification as part of its on-going commitment to and history of supplying aircraft application components, including aircraft interior and galley parts. The certification comes as the company announced plans to significantly expand its support of the aircraft interior market. Company officials said the Aerospace requirements for documentation and strict adherence to quality standards supports the requirements of its quality-minded customers in a broad range of industries.
To become ISO 9001:2008 and AS 9100:2009 certified, Tru-Form Plastics underwent a 17-month evaluation process that included a review of the company’s quality management system (QMS), management system review, employee training, process documentation, establishment of process metrics and pre-audit assessments to ensure an optimum QMS with accompanying procedures and controls.
About Tru-Form Plastics
A privately held company established in 1956, Tru-Form Plastics manufactures thermoformed components to customer specifications. Located in a 50,000 square foot facility in Gardena, Ca. southeast of LAX, the company specializes in aircraft interior parts, medical test equipment enclosures and panels, parts for transportation applications, as well as lighting lenses and reflectors. Thermoformed parts up to 5’x9’ are trimmed on 5-axis CNC to assure optimum aesthetics and precision fit. Tru-Form Plastics is recognized for its Engineering Excellence, Innovative Design Solutions, and Customer Service Orientation. Additional information may be found at the company’s website www.tru-formplastics.com.
BS EN 9100 adapts the popular quality management standard BS EN ISO 9001:2008 to the aerospace industry.
The Quality Management System (QMS) for the Aerospace Industry (AS9100) is designed to meet the stringent, complex and unique demands of the defense and commercial Aerospace industry.
The ISO standard recognizes the company's total quality management systems for maintenance, repair and overhaul of aircraft including maintenance, fueling and inspections, modifications, repair and...