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Quality Policy

“We strive for excellence to enhance customer value by continually improving our business processes and assuring compliance with all requirements”


The management of HFS considers the above objectives an integral part of each facility manager’s primary responsibilities. Managers are expected to promote Quality consciousness and awareness, and to provide the tools, skills, and training to enable every employee to produce a fully conforming product.


In turn, every employee regardless of his or her job assignment or title will be held fully responsible for the quality of his or her product or service whether provided to an internal or external customer. 


The management of HFS is committed to Continual Quality Improvement to achieve Operational Excellence. HFS management will provide all reasonable resources to ensure a systematic and companywide approach in pursuit of sustained continual improvement including continuous improvement methodologies. 


HFS maintains a uniform Quality System that meets the requirements of the regulatory criteria of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Code of Federal Regulations (CFR's) for Technical Standard Order and Parts Manufacturer Approval, the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) European Communities (EC) regulatory criteria, ISO 9001, AS/EN/JISQ 9100, AS/EN 9102, AS/EN 9103, AS/EN 9110, AS/EN 9120, AS/EN 9131, AS/EN 9133, IATF 16949, and ISO/IEC 17025, to the latest revision. 


The Quality Assurance Department of HFS has the responsibility and full authority, delegated by the President of Howmet Fastening Systems, to enforce all requirements of the Quality System and to revise those requirements to ensure continual improvement and control of product and process quality.


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