Chomarat China earns EN 9100:2009 aerospace certification

The European quality standard assesses a plant's ability to meet the specific requirements of the aerospace industry.

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Chomarat Engineered Textiles Ltd., a subsidiary of Chomarat Group (Taicang, China) reported on May 11 that it has obtained EN 9100:2009 certification, the European standard that assesses a plant’s ability to meet the specific requirements of the aerospace industry.

Following on from Chomarat France (Le Cheylard, France), the Group’s Chinese subsidiary has joined the official aerospace supplier database for its advanced composite reinforcements. This certification, a reference for buyers in international markets, complies with Chomarat's development strategy for the Chinese aerospace market and with the Group’s growth strategy.

“We are proud to have obtained EN 9100:2009 certification and to be included in an aerospace database that is both unique and global. This recognition rewards the investments – in terms of both human and financial resources – we have made in the plant’s quality management since it first opened,” says Jérôme Faure, head of Chomarat's Chinese plant.

Chomarat says the EN 9100:2009 certification is also a key asset in terms of developing the company's carbon fiber products, particularly C-PLY, a carbon fiber multiaxial reinforcement launched by Chomarat in collaboration with Professor Steven Tsai of Stanford University. This concept of NCF laminate with thin plies and narrow angles is designed to optimize fiber performance while offering a light, efficient and economic solution.