SOURCE: Foliage


October 15, 2013 09:15 ET

Foliage Awarded AS 9100 Certification

BURLINGTON, MA--(Marketwired - Oct 15, 2013) - Foliage, a technology consulting and engineering services company, today announced it earned AS 9100 Rev C certification on its first audit. This certification, endorsed by the Federal Aviation Administration, the Department of Defense, and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, is the recognized quality standard in the aerospace industry for implementing quality management systems regarding products, services and materials processes. AS 9100C is based on the ISO 9001:2008 quality management standard with additional requirements that pertain to the aviation, space and defense industries. As part of the AS 9100 certification, Foliage was also recertified to the latest ISO 9001:2008 standards.

The AS 9100C guidelines are intended to embed a superior management system within the organization in order to ensure quality of processes, products and services that result in increased business efficiency and customer satisfaction. In achieving the certification, Foliage joins a select group of companies in 161 countries worldwide that implements industry best practices relating to quality. 

"The aerospace industry arguably demands one of the most rigorous quality management systems and the AS 9100C certification recognizes that Foliage meets those standards," said Jay Gray, general manager of Foliage's aerospace practice. "Our aerospace clients can feel confident that the development work we deliver meets the highest level of quality standards in the industry."

This AS 9100C certification complements Foliage's ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 13485:2003 certifications, demonstrating the company's focus on supporting the stringent requirements of the aerospace and medical industries it serves.

"Our AS 9100C certification and ISO 9001:2008 recertification demonstrates our commitment to excellence in quality and service to our clients," said Chris Bowe, vice president of quality and regulatory affairs at Foliage. "At Foliage, every employee is committed to quality and continuous improvement to deliver the reliability that our clients expect from Foliage."

About Foliage
Foliage, Inc., a product development company, partners with companies to address the business and technical challenges inherent in developing complex software‐intensive systems. By providing a full complement of engineering and consulting services aligned to business needs and applied over the entire product lifecycle, Foliage enables companies to accelerate development and drive more predictability and productivity into their businesses. Foliage leverages over 20 years of experience partnering with leading companies in the medical and life sciences, aerospace and defense, and industrial equipment industries. Working with Foliage, companies gain the critical insights necessary to develop products with a difference, and to deliver the products their customers want, when they want them.

Foliage is based in Burlington, Massachusetts with additional offices in California, the Netherlands and India. For more information, visit:

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