FTG Announces Successful Certification Audit to AS9100 Revision C
Toronto, August 10, 2011 – Firan Technology Group Corporation (TSX:FTG) announced today that FTG Aerospace has successfully undergone a complete recertification audit to the ISO9001:2008/AS9100C standard, which included scrutiny of all existing elements as well as additional elements specific to Revision C, such as customer scorecard reviews and risk assessment. As a result, FTG Aerospace has been recommended for registration to the new standard.
It was noted during the audit that FTG Aerospace has a very well maintained Quality Management System. Other highlights included praise for the extensive senior management review of all operational metrics and specifically those related to customer satisfaction.
“FTG Aerospace was our first facility to move to the new Revision C of the AS9100 standard. We are committed to investing in our Quality Management Systems to ensure we provide the highest possible quality products to our customers”, stated Brad Bourne, President and CEO, FTG Corporation. He added, “We have enhanced our team at FTG Aerospace and the positive comments from the audit demonstrate the strength of the team and our commitment to customer satisfaction”.
ABOUT FIRAN TECHNOLOGY GROUP CORPORATION
FTG is an aerospace and defense electronics product and subsystem supplier to customers around the globe. FTG has two operating units:
FTG Circuits is a manufacturer of high technology, high reliability printed circuit boards. Our customers are leaders in the aviation, defense, and high technology industries. FTG Circuits has operations in Toronto, Ontario and Chatsworth, California.
FTG Aerospace manufactures illuminated cockpit panels, keyboards and sub-assemblies for original equipment manufacturers of aerospace and defense equipment. FTG Aerospace has operations in Toronto, Ontario and is opening a facility in Tianjin, China in 2011.
The Corporation's shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol FTG.
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For further information please contact:
Bradley C. Bourne, President and CEO
Tel: (416) 299-4000 x314
Firan Technology Group Corporation
Joseph R. Ricci, Vice President and CFO
Tel: (416) 299-4000 x309
Firan Technology Group Corporation
Additional information can be found at the Corporation’s website www.ftgcorp.com