Ducommun's Appleton Operation Achieves Aerospace Quality Certification
Ducommun Incorporated (NYSE: DCO) today reported that the Company's facility in Appleton, Wis., has met the AS9100 Rev. C quality management standard for the aerospace industry. The certification, awarded by third-party auditor BSI, confirms that the Appleton manufacturing complex has the quality controls in place necessary to meet the stringent, complex and unique demands of the defense and commercial aerospace industry – thus expanding its capabilities for the Company. Aerospace OEMs and end-users such as pilots can be assured that the electronic components from this Ducommun facility are produced with a quality management focus on areas directly impacting product safety and reliability.
The Appleton facility, part of Ducommun LaBarge Technologies, produces high-performance printed circuit board assemblies, including quick-turn prototyping services, and box-level and high-level electronic assemblies. The operation specializes in manufacturing for demanding environments and has also met the quality standards for ISO 9001:2008 certification, ISO 13485 certification and ANSI/ESD S20.20 certification.
About Ducommun Incorporated
Founded in 1849, Ducommun Incorporated provides engineering and manufacturing services to the aerospace, defense, and other industries through a wide spectrum of electronic and structural applications. The company is an established supplier of critical components and assemblies for commercial aircraft and military and space vehicles as well as for the energy market, medical field, and industrial automation. It operates through two primary business units – Ducommun AeroStructures (DAS) and Ducommun LaBarge Technologies (DLT). Additional information can be found at www.ducommun.com.
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Joseph P. Bellino
Vice President and Chief Financial Officer