AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS—March 5, 2012—Element Huntington Beach, a leading testing facility for the Aerospace & Defense industry, recently earned Approved Vendor status from Airbus. The approval comes after suppliers to the Airbus program made their preference for Element known advocating the Huntington Beach facility because of the superior service they’ve come to rely on.
“Airbus only approves laboratories that are technically outstanding with rigorous aerospace quality systems and consistent on-time delivery,” said Charles Noall, President and CEO of Element. “We’re proud to be recognized.”
Element Huntington Beach is now Airbus approved for destructive and metallurgical testing for the numerous U.S. suppliers who play a big role in the Airbus supply chain. These suppliers require product verification for metals and composites by means of destructive and nondestructive testing.
About ElementElement is a company with a global presence; its laboratories are staffed by experts specializing in materials testing, product qualification testing and failure analysis for the Aerospace, Oil & Gas and Transportation and Industrials sectors. Element’s team of 1,800 scientists, engineers and technicians work in 51 facilities located throughout the U.S. and Europe. For a complete list of Accreditations & Approvals and more information, please visit www.element.com.
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“Airbus only approves laboratories that are technically outstanding with rigorous aerospace quality systems and consistent on-time delivery.”
President and CEO