Aerospace Quality Management System

The ultimate global benchmark for aerospace quality management and a critical tool for boosting your companies success.

What is ISO AS9100?

The AS 9001 is a world wide recognized standard specifically designed for Aerospace.  It includes aviation, space, and defense industry requirements. The standard is very similar to ISO 9001:2015 but adds more specific requirements focusing on Aerospace, Customers, Suppliers and processes to support products.  The main purpose of the standard is to demonstrate the ability to consistently provide products and services that meet customer and applicable statutory and regulatory requirements. It aims to enhance customer satisfaction through the effective application of the system, including processes for improvement of the system and the assurance of conformity to customer and applicable statutory and regulatory requirements.

The Differences Between ISO 9001 and AS9100.

AS9100 has more focus and detailed requirements on the sections listed in the image below:

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The Importance of AS9100

Most firms in the Aerospace sector who are certified won’t do business with a company unless they have AS9100 certification.

In fact, NASA, the U.S. Department of Defense and aerospace giants like Boeing and Lockheed Martin all require suppliers to achieve AS9100 certification.

In addition, AS9100 offers a global aerospace manufacturing standard the entire industry can concur with.  AS9100 shares many of the same requirements in ISO 9001, including:

  • Leadership

  • Risk based thinking decision making

  • Strong Supplier Control

  • Continual improvement

  • Improved quality consistency with traceability

The Benefits of AS9100

  • Standardizes on one audit body and eliminates multiple assessments in the aviation industry

  • Enhance global marketability

  • Ensure product safety and reliability

  • AS 9100 improve your internal processes to maintain high-end quality and achieve customer expectations

  • Implementing the AS9100 standard requires that business processes are monitored to improve efficiency, make continual improvements and improve productivity

  • Improve the balance sheet and profitability

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Why is a consultant important?

Through the process of implementation, a company may encounter several road blocks such as: time, money and know-how. With the help of a consultant, you can expect to save time and money. Relying on their expertise guides you through the process in the most efficient way.

How We Can Help, What We Stand By

Encompass Consultants understand that time and money are a common concern in the process of implementation. Our expertise streamlines your priorities. The Quality Management system we help you achieve is much more than a certificate. We support your company into the future through our services and state-of-the-art tools.

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At Encompass, our processes are designed to save you money. We are family-owned and operated and have no excessive overhead like many of our competitors. We don’t rely on expensive advertising, instead focusing on word of mouth. As a result, we direct all of these cost savings to you, our customer.

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Expertise is an important aspect in performing a clean, cost-efficient, timely implementation. At Encompass Consultants, our years of accumulated knowledge result in comprehensive certification.

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Encompass Consultants understand that time is of high priority. We have streamlined our process into six steps to achieve your goals quickly without sacrificing quality. 


ISO 9001 consulting resource
ISO 9001 Implementation Experts
ISO 9001 Training

Encompass visits your site and creates a business snapshot of your current  practices.  We meet with your staff to understand roles and responsibilities and develop a plan.

We take all of the information from Discovery and create Documentation (Procedures and Policies) that follows your current business practice.  We create or update existing required policies and procedures which meet the standard for your certification.

We perform On-site training for each department and explain in clear detail the required standards relating to work function.

ISO 9001 Internal Audit
ISO 9001 Management Review
ISO 9001 Certification help

We validate your entire system and perform audit training.

We walk you through the Management Review and gauge the effectiveness of your Quality Management System.

You can be confident in the knowledge of what to expect during your Certification Audit. 

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