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Rochester Electronics has certified its facility in Newburyport, Mass to AS9120 requirements, the aerospace quality management system for distributors. The AS9120 certification provides suppliers with a comprehensive quality system focused on areas directly impacting aerospace distribution. The AS9120 standard addresses chain of custody, traceability, quality control, availability of records and counterfeit awareness.
Rochester Electronics is also IS0 9001:2008 certified, EN 9120:2002 certified, JISQ 9120 certified, and a member of the Class V Qualified Manufacturer List (QML) by the Defense Supply Center Columbus (DSCC). In 2007, Rochester received the Chinese Reliable Electronic Component Supplier’s Classification (RECS) by China’s Ministry of Industry, a joint program by the China Electronic Purchasing Association (CEPA) and the China Quality Association for the Electronics Industry (CQAE).
“The AS9120 quality management system is based on the tested and proven foundation of ISO 9001 with additional enhanced requirements for lot splitting, control of records, material traceability and foreign object detection (FOD). This certification confirms Rochester’s commitment to supplying customers with reliable, authorized end-of-life and mature semiconductors for military and avionic applications. The certification demonstrates Rochester’s dedication to excellence and the highest level of product quality for demanding and mission critical applications,” said George Karalias, Rochester’s Director of Marketing and Communications.
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