Display specialist Ginsbury has achieved AS9120 certification. It means the distributor is now accredited to supply displays and electronic components to the high reliability aerospace and defence industries.

Ginsbury was awarded the AS9120 by the world’s leading certification, audit and verification organisation, Bureau Veritas. Bureau Veritas is a trusted leader in certification to quality management standards and their recommendations have ensured Ginsbury’s operations are efficient and cost-effective, while complying with the requirements of the AS9120 standard.

John Halton, Director, Ginsbury commented, “The AS 9120 approval is required by many aerospace customers and is increasingly requested by other high reliability industry sectors. AS9120 certification incorporates all elements of ISO9001 with additional clauses to improve confidence in the Aerospace supply chain. Ginsbury’s compliance and accreditation with AS9120 is a strong endorsement of our commitment to customers in the Aerospace and Defence industries.”

The AS9120 Quality Management system is based on AS9100 and adds over 100 additional requirements. It was specifically developed for pass-through distributors for aerospace components and addresses chain of custody, traceability, control and availability of records. AS9120 provides suppliers with a comprehensive quality system focused on areas directly impacting product safety and reliability. AS9102 helps ensure that components and materials are handled properly and parts are accurately tracked from manufacturer to the end customer.

Ginsbury was audited in accordance with the requirements of EN 9104-001:2012 by Bureau Veritas Certification and conforms to the following Quality Management Systems Standards: BS EN ISO9001:2008, EN 9120:2009 and AS 9120 REV A. The scope of the certification includes the procurement of electronic and electro-mechanical products, stock holding, kitting, bill of material management, material logistics and inventory control.


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