100% pass rate in AS 9100 accreditation!


NQA make no observations!

High-Tech Engineering, a Bedfordshire based precision engineering manufacturer, has achieved 100% pass rate in their AS 9100 Rev C assessment – cementing them as number one for quality and assurance in the aerospace supply chain.

The company, which has recently celebrated 30 years in service, were audited on standards devised by the aerospace industry to improve quality and assure the integrity of supplies to the industry. This accreditation means that High-Tech Engineering are listed on a global database accessible by the aerospace sector and will continue to receive recognition as a reputable supplier.

Assessors, NQA, reviewed the company on a number of key areas including management. quality, procurement, manufacturing and inspection. Following a detailed audit, a pass rate of 100% was given with no observations. NQA examiner Rob Allen, commented: “The company continues to demonstrate a robust commitment to meeting requirements, with the result that product quality and on time delivery performance for 2015 to date are both running at 100%. Resourcing and investment continues to be fully supported with the result that a significant direct contract with a major aerospace OEM has been awarded with promising long term opportunities.”

This recognition comes at a good time for the business as they have also just been awarded a SC21 Silver award for the seventh year running. AS 9100 Rev C accreditation will support this by providing proven business credentials and proving them with the ability to do more business.

High-Tech Engineering managing director, Steve Tickner, commented: “Receiving 100% pass rate in this accreditation is fantastic for the business. It not only affirms all the hard work the team have been putting in over the last year, but also means we can demonstrate to customers our commitment to be one of the most respected companies within their supply chain. AS 9100 is the formal recognition that we are providing our clients with a service which meets quality and delivery expectations every time.”