AS9100, AS9110 & AS9120 | Quality Management Systems

AS9100 is the international Quality Management System standard for the Aviation, Space and Defense (AS&D) industry, created by the IAQG. AS9100 Rev D (2016) is the most recent version. Plexus provides training and consulting for this standard as well as AS9110C for maintenance, repair & overhaul (MRO) process, and AS9120B for organizations that procure parts, materials and assemblies. Explore programs

AS9145 | APQP & PPAP for Aerospace

AS9145 is a standard specific to the aerospace industry and applies to new product development or existing product changes. It is a structured process which includes advanced product quality planning (APQP) and production part approval process (PPAP) as part of its requirements. Learn more about AS9145

FMEA for Aerospace Organizations

Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA) is a systematic, team-oriented method intended to identify, analyze, and mitigate technical risks related to product and manufacturing process design. It supports the five APQP phases to improve customer satisfaction by emphasizing defect prevention. The utilization of FMEA is widely used across various industries and sectors.

Plexus offers training in both the AIAG & VDA FMEA methogology as well as the SAE J1739 FMEA methodology.


Popular Aerospace Training Programs

AS9100D Internal Quality Auditing - Live Virtual Workshop

Achieve an in-depth understanding of AS9100D and the tools to effectively prepare and conduct first party audits. Review key changes related to counterfeit parts, documented information, operational risk management, process approach, and risk-based thinking.

AS9110C Internal Quality Auditing - Live Virtual Workshop

Achieve an in-depth understanding of AS9110C and the tools to effectively prepare and conduct first party audits. Participants will demonstrate an understanding of the process approach, necessary documentation, and how to classify, record, and resolve nonconformities.

Understanding and Implementing AS9145: APQP & PPAP for Aerospace

Participants will get an in-depth look at Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) and Production Part Approval Process (PPAP), and how to implement APQP as part of the New Product Development process.

Comprehensive Review of AS9100D for Implementers and Auditors

This self-paced eLearning examines the requirements and intent of each clause and subclause of AS9100D, including the audit evidence required to demonstrate conformity to AS9100D requirements.

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Consulting Services for Aerospace Organizations

Our mission is to develop a deep understanding of your organization’s internal processes and business needs, and adapt the scope of our consulting efforts to meet your desired business outcomes. The first step is connecting with a Plexus representative and we'll carefully assess your unique needs.

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Tools & Resources | AS9100 & AS9145

Free: APQP & PPAP Key Terms & Definitions - Reference Guide for Aerospace Organizations
Download the key terms and definitions for Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) and Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) within the aerospace manufacturing context.

Free: AS9100D Quality Management System Gap Analysis Tool
Download the AS9100D Gap Analysis Tool and begin assessing the current state of your quality management system against the requirements of the AS9100D standard.

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Management Systems Integration | ISO 14001, ISO 45001 & More

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IAQG Aerospace Auditor Qualification Program

In 2009, the International Aerospace Quality Group (IAQG) partnered with Plexus International to develop and deploy a global auditor qualification program to standardize how third-party AS9100, AS9110, and AS9120 auditors are trained and assessed. Leveraging this experience and our close working throughout the supply chain, Plexus continues to weave this know-how into the services we provide to the global aerospace supply chain. Read More