Vienna/AUSTRIA, 25 March 2019 – Schiebel was awarded the widely recognized EN 9100 certification for quality management systems in the aviation, space and defense industry on 1 March.
Throughout the civil and military aerospace industry, EN 9100 is the quality assurance standard in development, production and maintenance along the entire supply chain. With this international quality management certification, Schiebel provides evidence that its quality processes meet all requirements of customers and regulatory authorities.
Created by the AeroSpace and Defence Industries Association of Europe (ASD), EN 9100 is identical to AS 9100 in North America and JISQ 9100 in Japan. Around 18.000 companies are currently certified globally, 52 of which are located in Austria. Schiebel thus solidifies its position among the best of the best in the industry.
“The aerospace industry operates in an extremely competitive and safety-focused environment,” said Hannes Hecher, CEO of Schiebel. “Quality management is a necessary and fundamental driving force for our business and achieving this certification demonstrates our commitment to excellence.”
Founded in 1951, the Vienna-based Schiebel Group focuses on the development, testing and production of state-of-the-art mine detection equipment and the revolutionary CAMCOPTER® S-100 Unmanned Air System (UAS). Certified to meet AS/EN 9100 standards, Schiebel has built an international reputation for producing quality defense and humanitarian products, which are backed by exceptional after-sales service and support. With headquarters in Vienna (Austria), Schiebel now maintains production facilities in Wiener Neustadt (Austria) and Abu Dhabi (UAE), as well as offices in Washington, DC (USA), Shoalhaven (Australia) and Phnom Penh (Cambodia).