The certification signifies MachineTek LLC operates a Quality Management System that complies with the requirements of ISO 9001:2008 + AS9100C

CARLSBAD, CALIFORNIA – March 15, 2013

MachineTek LLC (Carlsbad, California, USA) announced on March 15 it has received the latest AS9100 Rev C certification. The certification signifies MachineTek operates a Quality Management System that complies with the requirements of ISO 9001:2008 + AS9100C.

MachineTek is now certified for precision fabrication of structural honeycomb core components, which includes 5-axis CNC profiling, slotting, heat forming, bonding, and potting. MachineTek performs these value-added services for a wide range of aerospace composite fabrication companies throughout the United States

Fabricated structural honeycomb components are incorporated in commercial and military aircraft panels, flight control surfaces, radomes, helicopter blades, and other products where honeycomb forms the core component of composite structures.

“MachineTek’s Rev C certification reflects our dedication to achieving the highest standard of customer satisfaction and confirms the company has robust and sustainable processes in place to deliver perfect quality and 100% on-time delivery,” says Kevin Darroch, president of MachineTek. “This certification reflects the culmination of twenty years’ experience in precision honeycomb fabrication.”

The AS9100 Rev C standard was established by the International Aerospace Quality Group (IAQG) to establish a commitment to quality and a willingness to work towards improving product and process integrity. The focus is on improving supplier performance and customer satisfaction by taking into account new requirements from aviation, space and defense, staying abreast of emerging environmental requirements, and supporting the IAQG strategy of having 90 percent of the supply chain certified to appropriate ISO standards.

MachineTek’s honeycomb fabrication services include precision profiling, heat forming, bonding & potting. Engineering services assist customers transform composite designs to finished honeycomb components. 5-axis CNC capabilities as well as traditional techniques facilitate prototype as well as volume production. The company specializes in aluminum & aramid fiber honeycomb with foam core and composite panel machining capabilities and is known for responsive customer service. MachineTek’s quality management system is certified to ISO9001:2008 AS9100 Rev C.