Denver, CO, January 4, 2012. UFP Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: UFPT), a producer of innovative custom-engineered components, products and specialty packaging, today announced that its Denver, Colorado manufacturing facility has received AS9100C:2009 certification.
UFP Technologies services the aerospace and defense industry by providing custom solutions including sound management components, protective cases and inserts, explosive suppressant foam, tool control trays for FOD prevention programs and uniform and gear components.
This certification allows UFP Technologies to provide its aerospace and defense customers improved: process quality, safety of products, traceability throughout the supply chain and ultimately enhanced customer satisfaction.
Rich LeSavoy, UFP Technologies' Vice President of Manufacturing, said "As we continue to grow our business in the aerospace and defense industry, it is important for us to continually invest in our operations and quality systems. We strive to create and maintain long-term partnerships with our customers, and we believe that achieving this certification is an important milestone for UFP Technologies."
The AS9100C:2009 certification specifies that UFP Technologies maintains Quality Management Systems for the fabrication and supply of cellular foam plastics and other engineered substrates and composite materials in bulk and component part form.
About UFP Technologies
UFP Technologies is a producer of innovative custom-engineered components, products, and specialty packaging. Using foams, plastics, composites, and natural fiber materials, we design and manufacture a vast range of solutions primarily for the medical, automotive, aerospace & defense, electronics, consumer, and industrial markets. Our team acts as an extension of customers' in-house research, engineering and manufacturing groups, working closely with them to solve their most complex product and packaging challenges. For our customers, innovation takes many shapes. But each solution is shaped by a level of design, materials and process expertise that is unique to UFP Technologies.