Sullins Connector Solutions Awarded AS9100 Certification


Sullins Connector Solutions Awarded AS9100 Rev C Certification to the International Aerospace Quality Management Standard (QMS)

San Marcos, CA, September 10, 2012… Sullins Connector Solutions, Inc., a world leader in the design and manufacturing of RoHS-compliant board-level interconnects, today announced that its San Marcos, CA facility has been awarded accreditation to the AS9100 International Aerospace Quality System Standard. AS9100 incorporates the entirety of ISO 9001:2008 along with approximately 100 additional requirements specific to aerospace product safety and reliability.  Rev C is the most recent revision, which pertains to land- and sea-based systems and products for the military and defense market sectors.

“AS9100 Rev C certification further reintegrates Sullins’ total quality commitment to our aerospace customers, as well as our entire customer base,” stated Dennis Young, quality manager of Sullins.  “Attaining this certification strengthens Sullins’ competitive position and allows us to introduce our interconnect solutions to a broader range of Tier I and Tier II manufacturers.  We anticipate this accreditation will help us significantly increase our share of the aerospace and defense markets.”

AS9100 provides companies with a comprehensive quality management system (QMS) focused on areas directly affecting product safety and reliability.  It details the stringent requirements for product configuration management, product design, purchasing, product realization, and product monitoring/ measurement.

Sullins’ comprehensive portfolio of custom and standard card edge connectors, headers and jumpers are employed worldwide in an extensive array of industrial, commercial, and consumer applications in which high-temperature, high-density, and high-cycle life are required.

About Sullins Connector Solutions

Headquartered in San Marcos, CA, Sullins Connector Solutions, Inc. ( has been a world leader in the design, engineering, and manufacturing of high-quality card edge connector and headers since 1971.  The Company provides the industry’s widest selection of UL/CUL approved card edge connectors, and additionally offers product development services together with engineering support.  Sullins’ card edge connectors, headers, bi-level and CompactPCI™ connectors are widely specified for use in mission-critical applications by a broad spectrum of leading industrial, commercial, military and consumer products manufacturers.  Sullins’ connectors and interconnect systems are available through a global network of sales representatives and distributors.

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