Palm Bay, FL, March 29, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- WBParts, Inc., a world-wide provider of aircraft parts and related ground support equipment items, has acquired AS 9120:2009 certification for its Palm Bay, Florida facility.
Receiving the AS 9120:2009 certification requires suppliers to the aerospace industry to have a comprehensive quality management system focused on areas directly impacting product safety and reliability. This standard is based on the tested and proven foundation of ISO 9001, but includes many additional requirements specific to aerospace distributors addressing issues such as chain of custody, traceability, control and availability of records. This certification confirms WBParts’ commitment of supplying its’ customers with reliable, authorized parts for military and avionics applications. "The WBParts Quality Management System is designed to control all of the processes affecting quality and customer satisfaction, from the initial receipt of an order to the delivery of the finished product," said Jerome Pepin, CEO of WBParts. "Customer satisfaction and continuous improvement are WBParts' permanent objectives."View the AS 9120:2009 Certificate.
In addition to AS 9120:2009 certification, WBParts is also ISO 9001:2008 certified, met the requirements of ASA –100, and maintains an Automated Best Value System of 99.9% Quality Score with the US Government Defense Logistics Agency.
WBParts, Inc was determined AS 9120:2009 compliant and certified by NQA. NQA is a leading global independently accredited certification body (registrar), providing assessments, (audits) of organizations to various Management System Standards since 1988. Headquartered in Acton, Massachusetts. NQA, USA was established in 1992 as a joint venture between National Quality Assurance, limited (headquartered in London, England) and National Technical Systems, Inc. (located in Calabasas, CA).
ISO (International Organization for Standardization) is the source of the ISO 9000 and ISO 14000 families of quality and environmental management standards and international standards for business, government, and society. ISO is a network of national standards institutes from more than 140 countries working in partnership with international organizations, governments, industry, business, and consumer representatives.
About WBParts, Inc.
Located in Palm Bay Florida, WBParts, Inc., provides vital sourcing and purchasing resources to the aerospace industry. WBParts, Inc’s proprietary software allows for ease of cross-reference of military and commercial part numbers as well as determining price and availability. The key differentiator for WBParts is this ability to handle sourcing, purchasing, and logistics of a broad spectrum of parts with speed and efficiency while maintaining the highest quality standards possible.