LPW Technology U.S. Facility Achieves AS 9120A

The certification applies to distributors of items for the aerospace, defense and space industries.


LPW Technology, a developer, processor and supplier of metal powders for the additive manufacturing industry, has been awarded AS 9120A and ISO 9001:2008 at its U.S. operation located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Established in 2014, the facility serves the North and South America additive manufacturing market, providing analytical services, product inventory, applications and sales support.

“LPW’s ethos is to provide evidence-based quality assurance for its customers across the globe,” says John D. Hunter, general manager of LPW Technology Inc. “The award of the USA quality standards complements our UK achievements, where we've already attained ISO 9001:2008, ISO 13485:2012, AS 9100C and AS 9120A.”

“AS 9120A was developed for pass-through distributors of aerospace items and has been extended to include defense and space industries too,” adds Hunter. “Achieving AS 9120A for the procurement and supply of specialist powders for laser and Electron Beam Additive Manufacturing processes assures our customers of product quality, traceability and the control and availability of records, reducing risk and elevating LPW Technology Inc’s quality management system to the aerospace industry’s global standard (IAQG).”