Advanex achieve AS9100 approval

Nottinghamshire based Advanex manufacture millions of springs and other precision metal components for the global aerospace market.


Advanex has recently announced that they have been successful in achieving AS9100 approval - the world’s most recognised quality management standard in the aerospace industry. 

The team has ambitious growth plans for the years ahead and recognised that obtaining the approval would be instrumental in becoming a compliant, reliable and preferred supplier within the aerospace industry. The team has ambitious growth plans for the years ahead and recognised that obtaining the approval would be instrumental in becoming a compliant, reliable and preferred supplier within the aerospace industry. 

The team has been working hard to obtain the approval, which covers KATO CoilThread®and the associated manufacturing functions at the Southwell site.  KATO CoilThread® is the world’s leading wire thread insert that is manufactured from their Southwell site and exported globally. The aerospace industry has numerous applications for KATO CoilThread® including seating, engine assembly and dashboard instrumentation.  A passenger aircraft can contain in excess of 300,000 inserts. With KATO CoilThread® Tangless, installation and removal time is 40% quicker than using traditional inserts that contain a tang that requires breaking off and accounting for.

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