Stork Materials Technology is pleased to announce that on March 19, 2009, Stork Materials Testing & Inspection in Rancho Dominguez achieved certification to ISO 9001:2008 by Det Norske Veritas Inc. Det Norske Veritas Certification, Inc. is accredited under the Aerospace Registration Management Program. The certification acknowledges that SMT&I "has been found to conform to the Management System Standards ISO 9001:2008 and EN/JISQ/AS9100:2004 and has been audited in accordance with the requirements of AS9104A."
Rigorous aerospace auditing process
By earning this certificate, Stork SMT&I passed a rigorous auditing process; certification is a demonstration of its achievement of a high standard of quality in its nondestructive testing and chemical processing inspection services for aerospace suppliers. The Southern California facility also supports customers in automotive, manufacturing, defense, and other industries.
Quality Manager John Rapp said, "We took on the DNV challenge months ago and our entire team has worked very hard to ensure a smooth auditing process and earn our ISO 9001 certificate. We're very proud of this achievement, but more importantly, we're proud of the fact that it means our laboratory consistently achieves superior quality and reliability for our customers."