ARAN Gets AS9100 Int’l Aerospace Quality Standard Certification
CAESAREA, Israel, Dec 26, 2017 – ARAN, a leading Israeli design, development and manufacturing firm with years of experience as a provider of additive manufacturing of parts and products, is pleased to announce that it has been awarded official accreditation to the AS9100 international aerospace quality standard for the laser sintering technology they use. This is in addition to the ISO 9001:2008 certifications the company has held since 1997.
ARAN Additive Manufacturing Department has earned the AS9100 certificate for the production of plastic parts using additive manufacturing. The company’s facility features the most advanced center in Israel for fast additive production, from small scale to serial production, using the laser sintering technology from EOS, worldwide leading technology provider for additive manufacturing of metals and polymers.
AS9100 is the internationally recognized quality management system standard specific to the aerospace, aviation and defense industries. This standard is strongly supported and adhered to by major aerospace OEMs and is increasingly being required by vendors within the supply chain. AS9100 is managed by the International Aerospace Quality Group (IAQG). This standard includes ISO 9001:20151 quality management system requirements.
Amos Friedman, VP Operations at Aran states: “Accomplishing the AS9100 certification strengthens our competitive position and standardizes quality and reliable processes across our aerospace and defense projects. Receiving the AS9100 is a big accomplishment for Aran and we are proud to be a preferred vendor for the aerospace and defense industry in Israel and worldwide.”
Dr. Jose Greses, regional Director Export North at EOS, adds: “This AS9100 certification reflects Aran’s commitment to meeting and exceeding the increasingly stringent industry requirements for aerospace related products whilst pursuing the highest standards of excellence in service and delivery. As such, Aran for EOS is a perfect fit to work with as they are committed to the same quality goals EOS is pursuing as a technology provider.”
Aran is a leading Israeli product design and development firm and an exclusive agent of global equipment and raw material suppliers for the plastics industry. Founded in 1982 and publicly traded, Aran provides turnkey product development and production services in partnership with today’s most promising industries.
Empowered by a nurturing, collaborative work environment, Aran’s diverse team of experts combines a fresh, lean, multidisciplinary project development and management approach to successfully deliver products of exceptional quality, while reducing development risks and time to market.
Aran provides customers with comprehensive product development services – from inception to product market launch – including design input, early risk management, system engineering, concepts, detailed design, transfer to production and manufacturing. The company additionally facilitates manufacturing and assembly services from models and prototypes to small scale manufacturing and serial production in its fully integrated AS9100 and ISO 9001 certified facility. For more information, visit http://www.aran-rd.com.