Kellstrom Defense is committed to quality and continuous improvement at every level of the organization by maintaining a comprehensive quality management system certified to ISO 9001:2015 and AS9100D, with a dedicated quality inspection team and calibrated metrology equipment to support incoming, in-process, and final inspections to meet exacting specifications.
We utilize advanced electronic/laser measurement systems in our quality inspection process to ensure quality in hard-to-measure fabrications. Inspection hardware investments such as the Faro Arm and Laser Tracker, allow us to quickly and efficiently ensure good quality outcomes.
Kellstrom Defense is committed to ensuring full regulatory compliance. Our in-house compliance team maintains robust processes and procedures to comply with all federal, state and local laws including ITAR, EAR, and the FCPA. These requirements are flowed down to our suppliers on our purchase orders. As part of our quality process, we ensure contractual and quality flow downs to our suppliers, we further require our suppliers to flow down such quality clauses to their sub-tier suppliers to ensure compliance is met through the entire supply chain. Additional quality clause definitions can be found here for supplier reference.