Sunburst Electronics Nears ISO AS9100 Certification to Advance Quality Management Goals and Service to the Aerospace, Avionics, Satellite and Defense Industries
ERIE, Pa. (July 29, 2009) – Sunburst Electronics, a contract manufacturer of electronic controls in Erie, Pa., is slated to achieve ISO AS9100 certification by the fourth quarter of 2009 in order to extend its existing service to the aerospace, avionics, satellite and defense markets. The certification advances Sunburst’s long-term goal of attaining a world-class-status quality management system.
The company anticipates its ISO AS9100 certification will significantly benefit the quality programs of existing customers, as well as enhance customer service and satisfaction. Long serving the aerospace market, Sunburst has PCBA and system-level experience working with flight control, avionics, simulation and crew comfort systems.
“Sunburst’s initiative to gain ISO AS9100 certification is a testimony to our quality assurance commitment, and we also expect to expand our aerospace industry service lines, as a result,” said Kevin McDonough, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Sunburst.
AS9100, developed by the International Organization for Standardization, is an internationally recognized quality standard specific to the aerospace sector, and equips aerospace industry manufacturers to employ quality assurance practices in customer service; product development and design; testing and production methodologies; process control; traceability; and risk mitigation, among others.
About Sunburst Electronics:
Sunburst Electronics specializes in developing electronic assemblies (printed circuit boards, chassis assembly, cables and harnesses) for medical devices/equipment, aerospace/aeronautics, military applications, process controls and instrumentation, industrial equipment, measurement systems and transportation.
Sunburst is a J-STD-001 facility adhering to stringent standards spanning defect and process control, inspection methodology and process verification inspection, and is well equipped to serve the military and other high-reliability electronics markets.
The company, founded in 1975, houses its operations in a 31,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art facility based in Erie, Pa., and maintains a separately staffed, 4,000-square-foot repair center specializing in end-of-life product management.
ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 13485 certified, Sunburst is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bliley Technologies, Inc. Bliley (www.bliley.com) is a manufacturer of quartz crystals and crystal oscillators used in the telecommunications, military and space industries.
For more information, visit www.sunburstelectronics.com, or call or write Sunburst Electronics at 420 East Bayfront Parkway, Erie, Pa., 16507-1456. Phone: (814) 461-9120.
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