SOURCE: Northstar Electronics, Inc.

Northstar Electronics, Inc.

October 22, 2009 12:15 ET

Northstar Electronics, Inc. (NEIK) Achieves AS9100B Certification, a Major Aeronautics Manufacturing Certification

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwire - October 22, 2009) - Northstar Electronics, Inc. (OTCBB: NEIK) announces that its wholly owned subsidiary, Northstar Network Ltd., has been certified to AS9100B standards by QMI, North America's leading management systems registrar.

AS9100 certification is the gold standard in the aviation industry and is reserved only for aviation companies committed to providing excellent service. As the first global aerospace quality standard, it includes aerospace requirements applied to, and integrated with, ISO 9001. Based on ISO 9001, but with nearly 100 additional requirements specific to aerospace, the AS9100 standard was established by the International Aerospace Quality Group (IAQG) for the purpose of achieving significant industry improvements in quality, safety, and reductions in cost throughout the value stream. Holders of this certification are internationally recognized as qualified suppliers to the industry and are registered in the industries worldwide Online Aerospace Suppliers Information System (OASIS).

"AS9100 certification is rapidly becoming a prerequisite for doing business, and many aerospace original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) will only work with suppliers who are registered to the applicable AS9100 standard. Achieving AS9100 registration is a major milestone for our company and one that will open new doors to us with OEM's around the world," reported Terry McLeod, CEO, Northstar Network Ltd.

For information contact Rich Kaiser, YES INTERNATIONAL, Investor Relations, yes@yesinternational.com, #800-631-8127 and/or Ms. Beverly Jedynak, Martin Janis & Co, Inc., b.jedynak-janispr@att.net, (312) 943-1000 Ext. 12.

About Northstar Electronics, Inc.

Northstar Electronics, through its subsidiaries, Northstar Technical Inc. and Northstar Network Ltd. provides electronics products to the marine industry and provides engineering, prototyping and production services to the defence and Homeland Security industries. www.northstarelectronics.com

About QMI - SAI Global Inc.

QMI - SAI Global provides registration, assessment and certification services with its 400 audit professionals from 8 North American offices. Its primary focus is evaluating business processes against rigorous ISO or industry standards and as well, providing insight to organizations on how compliance with standards can improve the efficiency, economy and profitability of company operations.

Safe Harbor: Included in this release are forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1993, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and is subject to the safe harbor created by those sections. Although the Company believes such expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are reasonable, it can give no assurance that such expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements will prove correct.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Rich Kaiser
    YES INTERNATIONAL
    800-631-8127