16 January 2014
Aleris said it has attained AS 9100 certification for its new rolling mill in Zhenjiang, China, which is the basic aircraft-related quality standard approval for the production of aircraft aluminum plate.
The audit for the certification was performed by the Chinese branch of the German certification body TUV SUD (Technischer Uberwachungsverein), and the certification was achieved in December 2013.
With the AS 9100 accreditation, the plant is equipped to produce and deliver material in accordance with aircraft material standards such as AMS and AMS-QQ-A.
Aleris is a privately held, leader in aluminum rolled products and extrusions, aluminum recycling and specification alloy production. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Aleris operates 40 production facilities in North America, Europe and Asia. For more information, visit www.aleris.com.