Airline Hydraulics Corporation Achieves ISO 9001:2015 Certification
BENSALEM, PA – May 25, 2017 – Airline Hydraulics Corporation (“Airline”), a leading regional supplier of fluid power, automation, electrical control, and safety products and engineered systems, has received ISO 9001:2015 certification. This upgrade from Airline’s previous ISO 9001:2008 certification follows an extensive analysis of its quality systems by SGS, the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. This certification includes the Bensalem, PA headquarters and six other company locations. By achieving ISO 9001:2015 compliance, Airline is assuring customers of their commitment to consistent delivery of quality products and services.
Released in October 2015, ISO 9001:2015 is the latest release of the Quality Management System standard set by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). ISO 9001:2015 provides a number of requirements that must be fulfilled in order to insure a continuous improvement environment that enhances customer satisfaction. SGS auditors confirmed that Airline’s Quality Management System is established and implemented at all of Airline’s certified sites in accordance with the requirements of the ISO 9001:2015 standard.
“Our compliance to the ISO 9001:2015 standard assures our customers that Airline has a formal Quality Management System in place. An organization with an effective Quality Management System will typically meet customer expectations far better than an organization without such a system. More and more organizations are requesting that their suppliers have ISO 9001:2015 certification. By achieving this certification, Airline will be more efficient, address potential quality or business risks, and increase the satisfaction of our customers,” stated Charles Accisano, Airline’s Quality Assurance Manager.
Joseph Miceli, Chief Executive Officer of Airline, added, “I am extremely proud of all of our employee/owners for the commitment, diligence, and hard work that all have contributed to achieve this certification. This also is validation of the past efforts and focus on Total Quality that Airline has been known for in the industry and with our customers, and now has culminated in achieving this important certification as official recognition of the processes to support our goal of customer satisfaction.”
Airline Hydraulics Corporation is a value-added distributor of fluid power, automation, and machine safeguarding products from leading manufacturers including Bosch Rexroth, SMC, HYDAC, Eaton, Omron, and many others. Airline provides quality components and custom-engineered, technology solutions, offering system engineering, manufacturing, service, repair, and installation. In business since 1949, Airline has offices located throughout the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions of the U.S.
Airline Hydraulics Completes Acquisition of Hanover Controls & Supply Corporation
BENSALEM, PA – January 30, 2015 – Airline Hydraulics Corporation is pleased to announce their acquisition of Hanover Controls & Supply Corporation, an automation and industrial controls distributor located in Ashland, VA. Hanover Controls has been in business since 1984 and offers automation engineering and PLC programming services in addition to a wide range of electrical, drive, control, and safety products. Hanover’s principals, Jim Smith and Frank Flippo, will continue in their key roles and will focus on the growth strategy for the business while continuing to provide excellent customer service.
Commenting on the acquisition of Hanover Controls, Joseph A. Miceli, Chief Executive Officer of Airline Hydraulics, said, “We are pleased to welcome the Hanover Controls team to Airline Hydraulics. Their automation and electrical control applications expertise and engineering and systems capabilities complement the successful business strategy of Airline Hydraulics. This acquisition will strengthen our combined ability to serve customers in Virginia and surrounding regions with enhanced application support to optimize their productivity and safety.”
Headquartered in Bensalem, Pennsylvania, just outside of Philadelphia, Airline Hydraulics Corporation has offices located throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern U.S. and is an ISO 9001:2008 certified distributor of hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical, automation, motion control and machine safeguarding products. Airline represents Bosch Rexroth, Eaton, SMC, HYDAC, Omron, and other major fluid power and automation product lines. Airline provides system design, manufacturing, service, installation and repair in addition to the distribution of high‐performance products. Founded in 1949, Airline recently celebrated their 65th year of providing technical solutions to a wide variety of industries.
Airline is now an authorized distributor for SMC Pneumatics in Western PA.
BENSALEM, PA – December 23, 2014 – Airline Hydraulics Corporation (Airline) has announced that SMC Corporation of America has expanded its Technology Distributor authorization with Airline to include all of Western Pennsylvania. Airline’s relationship with SMC dates back to the mid-1980’s when Airline became a SMC stocking distributor in portions of the Mid-Atlantic States. In Western Pennsylvania, Airline will provide sales support from their facility in Pittsburgh, PA.
SMC is the world's largest manufacturer of pneumatic automation products, offering the broadest selection of air cylinders, electric actuators, valves, fittings, regulators, air dryers and vacuum solutions. Over the past 48 years, SMC's products have become established as a leading international brand, currently holding a 30% share of the world market.
As an SMC Technology Distributor, Airline receives ongoing product training for their technical sales associates, and supports their customers with extensive SMC inventory. SMC offers over 9,800 basic products and more than 600,000 variations to meet their customers’ complex and diversified needs. Customers often depend on the experienced technical expertise of Airline to help them choose the right products to improve their processes, increase efficiencies and save money.
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