Leading Component and Machinery Manufacturer achieves ISO 9001:2008 and SAE-AS9100B Certification to Provide Quality Assurance and the Highest Level of Customer Satisfaction

(Ephrata, PA) 12/28/2009 – Astro Machine Works, a leading manufacturer of custom machinery, fabricated components and precision machined products has achieved registrar certification of its quality management system to the standards of ISO 9001:2008 (Quality Management Systems – Requirements) and SAE-AS9100B (Quality Management Systems — Aerospace – Requirements). The AS9100B standard incorporates the ISO 9001:2008 International Quality Management System requirements, as well as the specific requirements associated with the aerospace industry.

The certification is intended to ensure customer satisfaction through a self-managed, continuous improvement approach to product quality assurance. Astro’s quality initiative raises the corporate bar for internal quality standards and objectives, thereby creating the highest levels of customer satisfaction and product value.

Astro Machine Works’ ISO 9001 and AS9100 certification was completed parallel to a major expansion in early 2009 that included a new state of the art facility and the company’s 25th anniversary open house celebration.

Company President, Eric Blow states, “By continuing to keep customer satisfaction our number one priority, Astro Machine Works has achieved ISO 9001 and AS9100 certification. Our commitment will further enhance the Astro brand and product quality for our customers, suppliers and employees. Astro Machine Works is extremely dedicated to the success of our customers and we are proud to be considered not only trusted suppliers, but strategic partners with each one of them.”

Astro Machine Works is a leading manufacturer of custom machinery, machined parts, assemblies and fabricated components for Fortune 500 companies in a broad range of industries including energy, nuclear, aerospace, pharmaceutical, and food processing, as well as extensive work with numerous government agencies. Their products are sold worldwide.

For additional information contact:

Brian Hess, Director of Sales and Marketing

Phone 717-738-4281

Email bhess@astromachineworks.com

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