Brighton Cromwell completes process to meet enhanced aerospace standards and attains SAE AS9120A Quality Management Certification

November 9, 2012

Randolph, NJ--(Nov. 19, 2012)--Brighton Cromwell has completed the rigorous quality systems review process to attain certification to the SAE Aerospace Standard AS 9120 (AS9120A 2009). Brighton Cromwell is a certified small business supply chain integrator providing purchasing, logistics and kitting services to the DoD and prime contractors globally.

"This certification sets the highest level of protection to safeguard mission-critical aerospace components," said President & CEO Rob Van Etten. "Attaining AS 9120 requires substantial effort and commitment on the part of all of our employees, and demonstrates Brighton Cromwell’s dedication to ensuring customers are receiving genuine, authorized parts and components in the aerospace marketplace."

The AS9120A certification builds on Brighton Cromwell’s ISO 9001:2008 certification for quality management with 100+ additional requirements that are specific to companies that procure, stock and distribute aerospace components such as fasteners, gaskets, electronics and hardware. AS9120A certification requires rigorous purchasing, handling, storage, and traceability controls to prevent counterfeit and non-conforming parts and components from entering the supply chain.

Brighton Cromwell maintains ISO 9001:2008 certification for quality management, and previously held AS 9120:2002 certification along with the new revision to the AS9100 standard for Aviation, Space and Defense distributors.

Brighton Cromwell, LLC (BC) is a certified small-business supply chain integrator providing procurement, logistics and kitting services to the U.S. Department of Defense, international militaries, and prime contractors worldwide. BC has established relationships with numerous manufacturers, leading industrial supply companies and Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) to successfully manage thousands of contracts. Brightons’ ability to efficiently source parts and equipment, provide kitting solutions and deliver products anywhere in the world make it the perfect partner to support any US manufactured weapon system. Brighton Cromwell is BC is certified to ISO 9001: 2008 for quality management and AS9120A for Aviation, Space and Defense distributors.