Approvals & Qualifications


Quality System for special processes is based on 3 foundations such as:

Asahi Kinzoku Kogyo is proactive to Nadcap for the following 3 reasons:

  • A total sale of manufacturing Aerospace parts is 95%.
  • Asahi owns more than 70% of special process out of total process.
  • Asahi works for 6 Nadcap subscribing primes

Nadcap Accreditations

NADCAP_logoAsahi Kinzoku Kogyo Inc. is the first supplier in Japan to obtain Nadcap accreditations in 2004.
The following 4 process technologies are Nadcap accredited and maintained.

2004 Jul: Nadcap accredited for Non Destructive Testing
2004 Dec: Nadcap accredited for Surface Enhancement (Shot Peening)
2005 Apr: Nadcap accredited for Chemical Processing
2008 May: Nadcap accredited for Coating (Thermal Spray Coating - HVOF)

Non destructive Testing
Surface Enhancement
Chemical Processing
Thermal Spray Coating

AS9100 Accreditation

Asahi Kinzoku Kogyo Inc. obtained "ISO9002" accreditation, the international standard for quality assurance, in 1999 (Gifu Anpachi Plant). In 2003, Asahi expanded the scope of ISO accreditation to the entire company, and obtained "ISO9001: 2000" certification.
Furthermore, Asahi obtained certification of "AS9100 (JIS-Q-9100)" Quality Management System in 2004.

Customer’s Approvals for Special Processes

The special processes in Asahi Kinzoku Kogyo Inc. have been approved or qualified by the following customers worldwide.

  • The Boeing Company
  • Bombardier Inc.
  • Sikorsky Aircraft
  • Pratt & Whitney
  • Airbus
  • Honeywell Aerospace
  • Mithubishi Heavy Industry (MHI)
  • Kawasaki Heavy Industry (KHI)
  • Fuji Heavy Industry (FHI)
    and more...
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