Bernardsville, NJ (January 22, 2017) – OTEX Specialty Narrow Fabrics, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has achieved AS9100:2016 and ISO 9001:2015 registration after successfully completing Stage I and Stage II audits by ANAB (ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board) and IAAF (Independent Association of Accredited Registrars) accredited registrar, DEKRA Certification, Inc. (DCI). Additionally, the company is now listed in the OASIS (Online Aerospace Supplier Information System) supplier database, a recognized source for high-quality suppliers to the aerospace industry.
ISO 9001 is a globally recognized standard for Quality Management System (QMS) requirements. AS9100 is a rigorous expansion of the ISO 9001 standard specific to the aerospace, aviation and defense industries. AS9100 certification is required by most major aerospace manufacturers and is endorsed by all major aerospace regulators, including the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), US Department of Defense (DoD), International Aerospace Quality Group (IAQG), and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).
According to Denise A. Offray, President and CEO of OTEX Specialty Narrow Fabrics, Inc., “As we adapt to an ever-changing world, OTEX made the determination to implement AS9100 Rev D and ISO 9001:2015 to assure our customer base that: (1) the company is committed to achieving this quality certification by utilizing an independently verified, world-class Quality Management System (QMS), and (2) to provide a superior foundation for the future that benefits all of our existing customers and new markets.”
Christopher Keller, Director of Quality Control & Assurance, adds that “Achievement of AS9100D certification reflects the company’s commitment to providing high-quality products and services by continuously improving our business and production processes, thereby promoting confidence that customers’ current and future needs will be met on a consistent, reliable basis.”
Headquartered in Bernardsville, NJ with a manufacturing facility in Watsontown, PA, OTEX is a leader in the design, development, and manufacture of technical and specialty narrow fabric products, including UL (Underwriters Laboratories) qualified and NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) compliant products for numerous industries and applications such as Aerospace, First Responders, Industrial Safety, Medical, Military, Outdoor/Marine and Transportation.