Aluminum forger Anchor Harvey reported it has attained AS9100 certification, adding that the accreditation reflects its "continuing commitment to meet the precise requirements for aluminum forged aerospace components."
AS9100 is the Quality Management System standard that expands the requirements of ISO 9001 to meet the demands of the defense industry, major aerospace OEMs, and general aviation manufacturers. It is an internationally recognized standard that ensures companies adhere to strict quality, reliability, and safety standards worldwide.
President and CEO Tom Lefaivre said: “The AS9100 certification is the standard to which aerospace suppliers are measured and reflects the continuous improvement efforts and commitments made by our employees to deliver the highest quality aluminum forged components."
Headquartered in Freeport, IL, Anchor Harvey describes itself as "a data-driven aluminum forging company with a century-long legacy in precision manufacturing, engineering, and supply chain management."
The manufacturer specializes in forging high-strength, lightweight aluminum precision products in the 2000, 6000, and 7000 Series aluminum alloys. Its forging equipment includes multiple screw presses and mechanical presses, as well as tool and die machining.
Forged components are available in lengths and widths up to 36 in., from ounces up to 50 lb. in weight. Examples of aluminum aerospace components produced by Anchor Harvey range from brake calipers to gyroscopes, for aerospace OEMs as well as Tier 1 and Tier 2 manufacturers supplying commercial, military, and general aviation markets.
"The addition of our new AS9100 certification complements Anchor Harvey’s ISO 9001 and CQI-9 certifications and highlights our focus on supporting the complexities and exacting requirements of the aerospace, aviation, defense, and medical industries.”