Announcement for AS 9100 Certification

Design West Technologies, Inc., Tustin, California Achieves AS9100C Certification

Tustin, CA (July 12, 2013) – Design West Technologies, Inc., (DWT), a leading contract manufacturer to the defense, aerospace and commercial industries announces the receipt of their AS9100 Rev C Quality Management Systems Certification.

DWT is a US Department of Defense Prime Contractor located in Southern California near John Wayne Airport. In secure multi-plant facilities, DWT has superior past performance on CBRN Systems and Weapon Systems government contracts. DWT has received over 40 Department of Defense (DoD) contracts and has shipped over one million parts to the Government. These DoD contracts have been both build-to-print and build-to-spec requirements.  Design West Technologies’ Weapons Systems division includes artillery/small arms, vehicle, and aerospace platforms. Design West Technologies’ CBRN Systems division includes chemical detection and CBRN filtration product lines.

AS9100 Rev C certification demonstrates DWT’s commitment to deliver quality products and unsurpassed customer satisfaction by verifying that the quality management system currently in place emphasizes continual process improvement and consistently fulfills customer and regulatory requirements.  DWT is also ISO 9001-2008 certified and in addition has also obtained the following certifications and licenses:  Army TACOM QSL-02 Approved Vendor for Small Arms, Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) licensed, Militarily Critical Technical Data Agreement, DD – 2345, UL Approved Metal Spray Process for Conductivity, NSF Certification Experience in Filtration Products, Government Certified Lab (certified by USARDEC, Edgewood Chem and Bio Ctr), and is ITAR Certified.

“Being AS9100C certified at DWT confirms our commitment to our defense and aerospace customers,” said Ryan Hur, President of Design West Technologies, Inc. “We strive for continuous improvement to our Quality Management System as part of our long time commitment of providing the highest quality to our customers.”

About Design West Technologies

Design West Technologies, Inc.,  has been involved in contract manufacturing and Electrical, Chemical, and Mechanical product developments for high precision components, products and systems since its founding in 1994. DWT currently has government contracts for Weapons Systems and Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) systems focusing on chemical detection and filtration product lines.  DWT’s laboratory is certified by the Army for CBRN filtration testing and we conduct in-house chemical sensor research. The facility is vertically integrated providing R&D, engineering, final assembling and testing.  In addition, DWT has environmental and life cycle testing capabilities per MIL-STD-810E for drop, shock, vibration, immersion and temperature requirements.