PAS Technologies’ Ploiesti, Romania operation has acquired AS9100, a prestigious certification verifying that a facility has established a Quality Management System (QMS) that conforms with the Aerospace Quality Management System and the International Quality System Standards. Specializing in serving customers in the oil and gas (O&G) markets, the PAS Ploiesti facility has expanded its capabilities and operational footprint to also accommodate both commercial aerospace and military aerospace businesses. PAS Technologies (www.pas-technologies.com) specializes in providing cost-effective original equipment manufacturing (OEM) and maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) products, services and solutions for the commercial and military aerospace, Industrial Gas Turbine (IGT), and O&G markets. Globally, PAS operates six facilities; five PAS locations already maintain AS9100 certification. Acquiring AS9100 certification involves a rigorous audit process that evaluates organizational processes and regulatory requirements. The accreditation is based on a number of key elements in place at a facility’s operation which include product safety, airworthiness, conformity and reliability in the aerospace industry. These quality requirements, in turn, are crucial to aerospace OEMs, which maintain high levels of liability for their product.