SOUDERTON, Pa.—Solar Atmospheres ( announced that all four of its facilities have recently obtained certifications to AS9100 Revision D and ISO9001:2015. Solar has held AS and ISO quality management systems registration certificates since 2001.

The latest revisions to the quality management system standards are the most demanding international standards required of suppliers to the aviation, space, defense, and medical industries.  The certification preparation followed a rigorous process of evaluating existing procedures and aligning them with the new requirements. Solar’s quality management systems ensure continuous improvement in productivity, efficiency, and high product quality, the company said in a press release.

“A key portion of this latest revision highlights the need for top management’s commitment and risk assessment,” said Edward Engelhard, corporate quality manager for Solar Atmospheres, in a statement. “We at Solar have a daily commitment to quality vacuum thermal processing, from senior management on down. The adherence to strict specification requirements and to uncompromising process execution provides a service that not only meets, but often surpasses our customer’s expectations.”

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