June 12th, 2015
The Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Process Systems SBU manufacturing plant located in Southeast France has been certified with the EN9100 standard. The newly certified location is the second plant in Europe for the Process Systems SBU that has received the international Aerospace quality management standard.
Recognized as EN9100 in Europe, AS9100 in North America and JISQ9100 in Japan, the series of standards ensures quality in the design, development, production, installation and servicing of parts for the global aerospace industry. This prestigious certification was developed by the International Aerospace Quality Group (IAQG) and combines ISO 9001 quality standard specifications with more than 75 additional aerospace-related specifications to promote safety and reliability, as well as to exceed customer and regulatory requirements.
Located just outside of Lyon, France, the Saint-Gobain Process Systems manufacturing plant specializes in design, production and testing for high-performance extruded parts devoted to aerospace applications. This major milestone will bring more capacity to support future market growth and provide additional engineering resources to assist Saint-Gobain’s customers in new program developments.
“We are very proud of accomplishing this certification to increase our global footprint and further demonstrate Saint-Gobain’s dedication to achieving even greater advances in safety, quality and engineering capacity for our customers,” said Jean-Christophe Gourribon, sales manager aerospace, for the Process Systems business unit at Saint-Gobain.
Aircraft Interiors Expo (2015)Additionally, the Saint-Gobain Process Systems business unit will showcase its latest product and technology developments in Booth E138 at the Paris Air Show, from June 15 through June 21, 2015, at the Le Bourget, in Paris, France. The business group offers a unique range of sealing and tubing solutions for cabin interiors, transparencies, aerostructure and composite ancillary parts.
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