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ASA ATC Technical Bulletin, Issue 2, April 2017
ASACB News!

The following companies have achieved certification to the Aviation, Space and Defense management system standards:

 

  • Continental Machine Tool, Inc. - ISO 9001:2008 and AS9100C - New Britain, CT
  • Infinity Air, Inc. - ISO 9001:2008 and AS9120A - Tarzana, CA and Miami, FL
  • Paramount Machine Company, Inc. - Transfer of certification for ISO 9001:2008 and AS9100C - Manchester, CT
  • F&L Tools Corporation - Transfer of certification for ISO 9001:2008 and AS9100C - Corona, CA

ASACB Training Announcements

ASACB's first technical webinar was held on March 29, 2017 to ASA Members, ASA-100 Accredited companies and ASACB clients. This webinar addressed the topic of "Product Safety as it relates to the AS9100D, AS9110C and AS9120B." ASACB is in the process of creating an online library of training where past webinars can be accessed for future reference. Information and cost on how to access recorded training and webinars will be posted on the ASACB in the coming weeks.

 

Our next Webinar is May 15, 2017. This webinar will address the topics of Risk Based Thinking and Operational Risk Management. This webinar is open to ASA Members, ASA-100 Accredited companies and ASACB certified clients. The cost for members, accredited companies and certified clients is $99.00 and for non-members, non-accredited companies and non-certified clients is $145.00. This webinar will begin at 11:00am EDT and end at 12:15pm EDT. Registration is required and will be available on our website at www.aviationsuppliers.org/Workshops after April 10, 2017. Your registration confirmation will include the login information.

 

ASACB will be offering additional workshops in the upcoming months. Stay tuned for announcements on the following Training workshops:

  • AS9120B Transition July in the Dallas, TX area.
  • AS9120B Transition August in the Chicago, IL area.
  • AS9100D Third quarter location to be announced.
  • AS9110C Third quarter location to be announced. 

Amazing Introductory Promotional Offer for New ASACB Clients

ASA is pleased to announce an amazing offer to new ASACB clients. Any organization that attends an ASA ISO or AS Standards Workshop and subsequently contracts with ASACB for certification services will receive a discount on those services (limitations apply, see below). Which incredible offer will you choose?

 

  1. Contract with ASACB within 7 days of attending the workshop - receive a 10% discount on audit day rate.
  2. Contract with ASACB after 7 days of attending the workshop - receive a 5% discount on audit day rate.

Discounts apply to the 1st year of services and only offered to new clients who are seeking ISO 9001, AS9100/AS9110/AS9120 initial certification services through ASACB. The discount does not apply to audit travel or fee expenses. Days are counted as calendar days. For questions and additional information, please contact Sam O'Connor.

 

Transition Information

There are only 17 months remaining for the transition to the new ISO 9001/AS9100/AS9110/AS9120 standards. Organizations that are AS9100/AS9110/AS9120 and waiting on release of the new revisions should already have or are in process of implementing the ISO9001:2015 standards new requirements. ISO 9001:20015 is the base standard for all the newly revised and pending release AS series standards. This will aid in getting your organization prepared to achieve the transition deadline of September 15, 2018 for AS9100/AS9110/AS9120. 

 

Key Dates

Starting June 15, 2017, as required, all audits for AS9100/AS9110/AS9120 will be conducted to the new revisions of AQMS 2016 standards. Request for Quotations for initial certifications to any of the AS series standards received after May 1, 2017 will be quoted to the 2016 revisions of the applicable standard sought. ASACB has taken this measure to ensure that newly contracted and existing clients will be audited to the revisions of AS9100C/AS9110B/AS9120A before the June 15, 2017.

 

All transition audits must be completed by June 15, 2018 per industry requirements listed in Supplemental Rule SR003,  located at https://www.iaqg.org/oasis/loginThe SR003 document is located under the section titled "9100:2016 Series Quality Management System Transition" in paragraph two last sentence.

 

If you should have any questions please contact Sam O'Connor, Vice President Technical Services ASA/ASACB or George Ringger, Accreditation Manager ASACB for clarification or concerns.

 

ASACB Transition Timetable

ASACB has successfully transitioned its AQMS accreditation on February 27, 2017 through the ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board (ANAB) to include certification services for AS9100D. ASACB is presently in the process of being approved to offer certification services for AS9110C and AS9120B no later than June 15, 2017.


Transition Aid

The ASACB has a Gap Assessment Worksheet to aid in the transition to AS9100D that is based on input from the IAQG. Please click here to access and download the AS9100D Gap Assessment Worksheet. 

 

Aerospace Recommended Practice (ARP) and Aerospace Information Report (AIR)

The following documents have been created by the Aviation, Space and Defense Industries (ASD) and released through Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) for use by organizations supporting and supplying a product or service to the ASD industries. You can purchase or access these documents at www.sae.org.

  • ARP9356 Declarable Substances Recommended Practice
  • AIR5317 A Guide to APU Health Management
  • AIR5487 Aircraft Tire History 

ASA-100 News!

Congratulations to the following Companies showing commitment to Quality through ASA-100 Accreditation:

 

  • Defense Technology Equipment, Inc. - Sterling, VA
  • Sand Hill Aerospace, LLC - Mountain View, CA
  • TDA USA, Inc. - Miami, FL

Congratulations to the following Companies showing commitment to Quality through ASA-100 Re-accreditation:

 

  • B.I. Aero, LLC - Warren, NJ  and B.I. Aero PTE LTD - Singapore
  • Fortran Aviation Pte Ltd - Singapore
  • MDR Aero, Inc. - St-Laurent, Quebec
  • MNX Logisitcs - Multiple locations: Irvine, CA, JFK, LAX, ONT, AMS, LHR, SIN

ASA-100 Standard News!!

ASA-100 Next Revision!

The next revision of ASA-100 will be released no later than July 2016, visit our website for updated information regarding the next revision.

Training!
ASA will be offering training on technical and informational matters related to ASA-100. Plan on participating in these webinars that will be hosted by ASA's Auditors. Stay tuned as we finalize content and schedules.
ASA News!

Cavu Café: Royboy's Prose & Cons - New Blog Entry: "AFTERMARKET TAGS: Overhauled v. Repaired v. 2 Years"

Roy Resto is a seasoned aviation industry professional and longtime partner with ASA. View his blog as he discussed various industry hot topics. You can find his latest blog entry here and join in on the discussion!


Visit ASA at MRO Booth #4123 | April 25-27 | Orlando, FL

Michele, Jason, Jeanne, Sam and Kelly will be on-hand at the MRO in Orlando. Booth #4123. Bring your questions to ASA. Are you curious about ASA's Appeal to Argue 8130s or any other ASA government affairs initiatives? Thinking about ISO 9001, AS 9100 Series Certification or ASA-100 Accreditation? ASA can help you get there. Looking to engage in one of the industry's premier supplier events ASA 2017 Annual Conference being held in Reston, VA this July? If you have a specific question and want to set up a meeting email us at info@aviationsuppliers.org. Or, just come on by and just say Hi! We look forward to seeing you there!!


2017 Calendar @ A Glance!
  • April 5-6 - Hazmat Training - Web-Based
  • May 15 - Risk Based Thinking and Operational Risk Management
  • AS9120B Transition Training - July, Dallas, TX - TBA
  • July 9-11th - ASA/AFRA Annual Conference, Reston, VA
  • July 9th - QC Meeting @ ASA Annual Conference, Reston, VA
  • AS9120 Transition Training - August, Chicago, IL

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