International industrial fastener and electronic hardware provider, Tower Fasteners, recently achieved AS9100 Rev. D quality certification — a current standard benefiting the aviation, space, and defense industries. AS9100 assures production meets quality requirements of the Department of Defense (DOD), NASA, and the FAA.
“AS9100 will open up new opportunities for Tower to grow our business and give us a competitive advantage by building a culture of being best in class,” said Mark Shannon, VP of sales & marketing with Tower Fasteners. “Our team has been empowered and has embraced the process through support, accountability, and hands-on involvement.”
Founded in 1967, Tower Fasteners offers fastener distribution and “C” class commodity inventory management systems. Tower’s corporate headquarters is located in Holtsville, New York. It also operates distribution centers in New England, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, North Carolina, Mexico, and Texas. In 2018, Tower Fasteners opened its first European distribution center in Dublin, Ireland.
Tower adds their new AS9100 certification to their current roster of previously earned certifications, which includes ISO 9001:2015, as well as RoHS Compliance. The company’s quality-management systems and certifications ensure that customers receive the highest quality parts and service levels that the fastener industry has to offer.
“Tower Fasteners is committed to providing world-class products and services along with outstanding quality.” added Shannon. “Every team member is committed to Tower Fasteners’ quality-management system and understands that they play an integral part in maintaining them.”