Viasystems Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAS) announced that its printed circuit board (PCB) manufacturing facility in Huiyang, China, has achieved AS9100 certification, the standardized quality management accreditation for the aerospace industry. The Huiyang facility passed rigorous audits to demonstrate that its manufacturing processes meet the high standards of the aerospace industry.
“Earning the AS9100 designation for our Huiyang facility demonstrates that we are a highly capable supplier to the aerospace electronics industry around the globe,” said David M. Sindelar, Chief Executive Officer of Viasystems. “With certified plants in both the United States and China, we have complete product life-cycle capability for the aerospace industry, from quick-turn PCB prototypes through the ramp-up of volume to low-cost-region manufacturing.”
Viasystems’ plant in Forest Grove, Oregon, also has AS9100 certification along with Nadcap accreditation, ITAR certification, and MIL-PRF certifications.
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