Burnaby, British Columbia, December 12th, 2022 – Orbital Research, a premier manufacturer of high-performance satellite components, is pleased to announce they have been certified under AS9100D. The prestigious certification assures customers that Orbital Research meets the highest standards in Aerospace Quality Management Systems (AQMS).
AS9100 standards are governed by the International Aerospace Quality Group (IAQG) and they outline strict risk mitigation, documentation, and supply chain procedures.
“Achieving AS9100D certification solidifies our position as a reliable partner to clients in aviation, space, and defense” stated Ian McEachern, Orbital Research’s President and Chief Executive Officer. He acknowledged, “The team did an outstanding job. They conducted an extensive audit, developed a roadmap to compliance, and implemented new procedures to obtain the certification.”
VP of Operations, Nicholas Ju added, “This certification confirms our AQMS capabilities and our dedication to quality across a range of topics.” Version D of the AS9100 standard addresses issues of product safety, counterfeit prevention, risk management, ethics, and more. This new certification adds to the ISO9001 certification Orbital Research earned in 2018.