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September 2005 edition

Recall process could become easier with new standard

Certification body NQA has gained accreditation from the United Kingdom Accreditation Service to assess and register the management systems of companies against the new international quality standard, AS 9120.

The standard, which is an extension of AS 9100, governs stockists and distributors instead of manufacturers. It aims to enable companies to document the origin of aerospace components.

David Sharman, NQA’s client manager and aerospace sector specialist, said: “The standard is crucial in ensuring that aerospace components can be traced. If there is a parts failure, a top-flight quality management system allows serial numbers on parts to be easily traced back to the raw materials stage.”

AS 9120 will require stockists to retain and supply information on the parts that they supply to en....

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