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Management Systems for the Aerospace Industry

Management Systems for the Aerospace Industry

Maintain Your Competitive Edge

The Aerospace Standards (AS) are Quality Management System (QMS) standards for companies in the aviation, space and defense industries. Built on ISO 9001, this series of standards includes additional requirements specific to the aerospace industry, with references to the International Aerospace Quality Group (IAQG), the Online Aerospace Supplier Information System (OASIS) and the Supply Chain Management Handbook (SCMH).

Achieving and maintaining compliance positions your company not only to meet your near-term goals, but to actively identify areas for enhancement so you continually improve.

At ABS Quality Evaluations, Inc. (ABS QE), we help simplify the compliance process by putting our extensive global network and unparalleled aerospace industry experience to work for your company.

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ABS QE, a Premier Provider of Aerospace QMS Certifications

The aerospace industry is facing significant challenges and companies in this critically important sector are looking for ways to remain competitive. As digitalization advances, the skilled workforce is shrinking and cybersecurity is expanding the risk profile.

ABS QE's team of aerospace industry experts is uniquely placed to help you meet certification requirements and support you on your continuing compliance journey. As the number one certification body in the industry in Thailand, Singapore, Spain, the USA, and Brazil, we have boots on the ground where you need us.

AS9100 Series (AS9100/AS9110/AS9120) – International Standard for Aerospace Quality Management Systems

The AS9000 series, consisting of AS9100, AS9110 and AS9120, provides a framework for a successful quality management system for manufacturers and suppliers within the aerospace industry. The required standard incorporates ISO 9001 while including requirements relating to quality and safety.

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Benefits of AS9000 Series (AS9100/AS9110/AS9120) Certification

Second-Party Audits

Sometimes companies that want to audit their suppliers have insufficient resources to manage the process on their own. If you need support auditing your suppliers, our team of experts can work as an extension of your internal team. With your guidance, our global team will carry out audits to your forms and your specifications.

Benefits of Second-Party Audits

ISO 9001 – Quality Management System

ISO 9001 provides criteria for setting up a QMS that helps ensure consistent, good-quality products and services. The process approach outlined in this standard has a strong customer focus and emphasizes continual improvement.

Benefits of ISO 9001 Certification

ISO 14001 – Environmental Management System

ISO 14001 sets out criteria and maps out a framework for setting up an effective environmental management system that helps you to reduce consumption and cut costs while increasing environmental stewardship. ABS QE certification to ISO 14001 can help your company be better prepared with a system in place to help you properly address an unplanned event and mitigate its consequences.

Benefits of ISO 14001 Certification

ISO 20000 – IT Service Management System

The ISO 20000 standard helps IT departments develop, implement and improve processes for creating, supporting, managing and delivering IT services. Maintaining compliance helps to ensure IT Service Management (ITSM) processes are better aligned with business needs and international best practices and are continually monitored and improved.

Benefits of ISO 20000 Certification

ISO 22301 – Business Continuity Management System

ISO 22301 provides generic guidelines for implementing, maintaining and improving a management system to minimize the likelihood of a cyber attack and recover rapidly from operational disruptions.

Benefits of ISO 22301 Certification

ISO 27001 – Information Security Management System

ISO 27001 explains the requirements for establishing, implementing, maintaining and improving an information security management system (ISMS) that encompasses people, policies and technology. The objective is to help your company establish a systematic way of protecting itself from cyber attacks that threaten the security of sensitive information.

Benefits of ISO 27001 Certification

ISO 28000 – Supply Chain Security Management System

ISO 28000 specifies the implementation and management of a comprehensive security management system (SMS) to the supply chain, no matter the nature or size of the organization, including people, processes and technology.

The standard links security management to other aspects of business management and encompasses all activities controlled or influenced by organizations that impact supply chain security, while providing a framework that unifies the approach to supply chain security globally.

Benefits of ISO 28000 Certification

ISO 31000 – Risk Management

ISO 31000 helps organizations to manage possible risks, taking a proactive approach. It can be an effective and efficient risk management tool for your organization to help identify, assess, treat, monitor and communicate risks that may affect your objectives and performance.

During the implementation, your organization will be able to identify business, operational, external, internal and workplace risks following a standard process, with a common understanding of risk principles across the organization’s key stakeholders. Although ISO 31000 is not a certification standard, it can be used to compare your organization’s risk management practices with an international benchmark.

Benefits of ISO 31000

ISO 45001 – Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) Management System

ISO 45001 provides a framework that helps reduce risk, prevent worker accidents, mitigate injuries and fatalities, enhance physical and mental wellbeing in the workplace and enables proactive OH&S performance improvement.

Benefits of ISO 45001 Certification

ISO 50001 - Energy Management System

ISO 50001 specifies requirements for establishing, implementing, maintaining and improving an energy management system that allows you to follow a systematic approach to achieve continual energy performance improvement.

Benefits of ISO 50001 Certification

ISO 55001 - Asset Management System

ISO 55001 specifies requirements for an asset management system that includes both physical assets and intangible assets. This standard helps you manage the lifecycle of assets more effectively for better control over daily activities to derive a higher return on investment (ROI).As the first certification body to receive ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board (ANAB) accreditation to certify organizations to ISO 55001, ABS QE has unparalleled experience with asset management certification.

Benefits of ISO 55001 Certification

Integrated Management Systems

Seamless integration is invaluable when your QMS manages activities for multiple standards (For example, some companies seek multiple AS9000 Series certifications). If you want to be sure activities are managed effectively and efficiently, consider integration support. Our experts can help you ensure your QMS meets all the appropriate criteria for whichever standards you have chosen to be certified to.

Benefits of Integrated Management Systems

Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification 2.0 (CMMC 2.0)

Developed by the DoD, the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) is a program to ensure that all Defense Industrial Base (DIB) contractors meet cybersecurity requirements for handling controlled unclassified information (CUI) and federal contract information (FCI). While rule-making is being finalized, it is important now more than ever to become an Early Adopter by considering participation in the Joint Surveillance Voluntary Assessment Program (JSVAP) in preparation for CMMC's final version.

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Benefits of CMMC 2.0 Certification

ANSI/ESD S20.20 - Protection of Electrical and Electronic Parts

The ANSI/ESD S20.20 standard provides administrative and technical requirements for establishing, implementing and maintaining an electrostatic discharge (ESD) control program. The standard applies to organizations throughout the supply chain and operational lifecycle for products and equipment susceptible to damage by electrostatic discharge.

Benefits of ANSI/ESD S20.20 Certification

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