Columbia Manufacturing Receives AS9110 Certification for Aerospace Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) Management System

In achieving this designation, Columbia Manufacturing is recognized as meeting the highest industry standards for Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul of Aerospace Engine Components.

COLUMBIA, Conn., February 24, 2020 – Columbia Manufacturing, Inc. (CMI), a privately held manufacturer and supplier of precision components for turbine engines, is pleased to announce that it has received AS9110 quality management system certification by NSF International Strategic Registrations (NFS-ISR).

AS9110 is a widely adopted quality management system standard within the aerospace industry for FAA repair stations and other MRO suppliers. Criteria is designed to meet the highest industry standards specific to commercial, private, and military aircraft maintenance. Certification entails a rigorous two-stage process that thoroughly examines and evaluates an organization’s quality system through on-site inspections and comprehensive audits.

The Scope of Registration includes Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul of precision machined parts and sheet metal fabrication for the aerospace industry. Special processes include non-conventional machining, welding, brazing, heat treating, and non-destructive testing. Certification was issued on February 11, 2020 and is valid for three years with annual surveillance audits.

“Achieving AS9110 certification is a significant accomplishment that aligns our MRO Quality Management System with our OEM AS9100 Quality Management System,” said Michael Peterson, CMI Quality Director. “We are proud to assure all of our customers that our commitment to quality and continuous process improvement delivers the greatest value possible.”

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About Columbia Manufacturing

Columbia Manufacturing, Inc. is a world-class supplier of precision fabricated metal hardware for turbine engines serving customers including General Electric Aviation, Pratt & Whitney, and the U.S. Defense Logistics Agency. As an FAA/EASA certified repair station, the Company also serving numerous customers in the overhaul and repair market for both military and commercial aviation and ground power industries. Columbia Manufacturing is AS9100D with ISO 9001:2015 and Nadcap certified with specialized capabilities in producing complex components and multi-component fabricated assemblies for critical processes. The Company operates two-shifts with nearly 100 employees at its facility in Eastern Connecticut.