What’s Happening

AMA profiled in M&MT Magazine

Jul. 2021

Aero Metals Alliance, a global partnership of leading metals suppliers to the global defence and aerospace manufacturing industries, has been awarded global consolidated certifications for EN/AS 9100 and 9120, achieving single certification to the AS9100 industry-recognised Quality Management System (QMS) standard.

What does it mean to be ISO EN/AS 9100 and 9120 certified?

Specific to aerospace, aviation and defence industries, the QMS standard is universally adhered to by aerospace OEMs and the wider supply chain. The certifications underscore AMA’s commitment to meeting and exceeding the increasingly stringent industry requirements for aerospace related products.

AMA's Commitment to Quality

Each of the AMA businesses; Gould Alloys, Wilsons Metals, Service Centres Aero (SCA), Progressive Alloy Steels Unlimited (PASU), and Sunshine Metals - five of the world’s leading suppliers of metals - hold individual certification. Each is recognised by customers for its industry experience, knowledge, and expertise, but the group sought to achieve single certification to showcase its interconnected expertise and highlight its collective commitment to quality.

Throughout the project, the businesses worked ever closer together to drive improvements across its sites for the benefit of its wide-ranging customer base.

Martin Pennington, AMA Group Quality Manager, said; “It has been an exciting challenge to achieve this unified quality approach and recognition. The journey to achieve our goal would not have been possible without the teamwork within our Alliance. I would like to thank everyone that has supported this enhancement to our business model.”

Simon Bell, BSI Global Client Coordinator commented; “Having worked with AMA over the past 18 months it has been great to see the level of commitment and dedication to this goal. The AMA team based in the UK have supported the global teams through the consolidation process and demonstrated a joined-up approach to quality management that is vital to multiple site QMS and certification.”

Reproduced with the kind permission of Materials & Manufacturing Technologies

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