Ballard Technology now an AS9100B and ISO 9001:2008 registered company
EVERETT, WA (December 11, 2009) - Ballard Technology, Inc., a leading developer of avionics databus test, simulation, and embedded products, today announced that it has received AS9100B and ISO 9001:2008 registration for its quality management system.
Effective October 29, 2009, Ballard Technology received certification from STR-Registrar LLC (STR-R), an ANSI / ASQ National Accreditation Board (ANAB) accredited international provider of management system registrations. Ballard Technology is now certified to both AS9100B and ISO 9001:2008.
AS9100 is a standard for quality management systems specific to the aerospace industry and is based on the more common ISO 9001 standard. AS9100 has additional requirements that are essential to ensure product, process, and service safety and quality for companies that serve the aerospace and aircraft industries.
Registration brings additional credibility to Ballard Technology's long standing quality management system and ability to meet the industry's rigorous quality requirements. Richard Steegstra, President and Founder of Ballard Technology, commented, "Quality throughout the lifecycle of our products has always been a priority at Ballard Technology. We are proud of our longstanding reputation for high quality from conception, through design and production, to customer service. AS9100 / ISO 9001 certification of our quality management system by an independent auditor demonstrates our commitment to meeting industry standards and the expectations of our customers."
About Ballard Technology
Founded in 1986, Ballard Technology, Inc. produces avionics interface products for military (MIL-STD-1553) and commercial (ARINC) test, simulation, and embedded applications. Ballard is committed to total customer satisfaction, product ease-of-use and exceptional customer service. Ballard Technology is headquartered in Everett, WA, and is supported by a worldwide network of manufacturer's representatives and distributors.
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