GEORGETOWN, Texas, Dec. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Enflite, Inc., the interior and galley products division of LifePort, Inc., has achieved AS9100B certification and in the process received a perfect score from third party registrar Intertek. The audit also evaluated Enflite's compliance with ISO 9001:2008 quality standards. Meeting the complex and unique demands of the aerospace industry, this new certification ensures Enflite's conformity with process, service safety, quality and reliability for aerospace products. LifePort is a unit of Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS) -- the aftermarket division of Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).
"Enflite has a history of designing, manufacturing, and supporting the highest quality aviation interior and galley components available in the fixed and rotary wing industries," said Ken Arnold, Quality Assurance Manager, Enflite. "This audit was concluded with a 100 percent compliance result, which is directly attributable to the day-in and day-out dedication to quality by every Enflite employee."
As a direct result of this recent audit, the previous ISO9002:2008 certificate held by Enflite has been upgraded to ISO9001:2008 and AS9100B. Enflite's score will remain on SAE / IAQG's Online Aerospace Supplier Information System (OASIS) database, which lists approved accreditation bodies, registration bodies, aerospace-experienced auditors and registered suppliers that have attained accredited registration. Aerospace customers use the OASIS database to identify suppliers that are certified to all industry quality standards.
"The audit outcome and AS9100 certification is just one more way Enflite demonstrates the highest commitment to exceeding customer expectations through its dedication to quality," said Kevin Kieper, Enflite's Vice President and General Manager.
LifePort, Inc. is a leader in the design and manufacture of mission equipment, specializing in air medical systems, lightweight armor, interior components and galley equipment for fixed and rotary wing aircraft.
Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., based in Stratford, Conn., is a world leader in helicopter design, manufacture and service. Its Sikorsky Aerospace Services business designs and applies advanced logistics and supply chain solutions for commercial rotary, military rotary and fixed wing operators. United Technologies Corp., based in Hartford, Conn., provides a broad range of high technology products and support services to the aerospace and building systems industries worldwide.
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