GGB Bearing Technology’s China Plant Receives AS9100D Certification

November 16, 2017


GGB China plant received AS9100C aerospace certification

GGB Bearing Technology, a global leader in high performance bearing solutions, has been notified that its Suzhou, China, manufacturing plant passed its audit to receive AS9100D certification from TUV Rheinland (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. The Suzhou facility opened in May 2016, and was able to achieve certification in just over one year.



  • AS9100D certification is a global quality management standard for the aviation, space and defense industries.
  • Major aerospace manufacturers and suppliers worldwide require AS9100D compliance.
  • This most recent certification was earned by GGB’s new manufacturing plant in Suzhou, China.

AS9100D certification is a quality management standard for the aviation, space and defense industries and is based on the ISO 9001:2008 management standard. Major aerospace manufacturers and suppliers worldwide require AS9100D compliance in order to do business with them.

AS9100D requires that compliant companies establish, implement, maintain, develop, improve on and document a quality management system to ensure products adhere to standardized safety and quality guidelines. Additionally, there are management, resource, realization and remedial requirements. For the complete list of requirements, visit

“GGB’s focus on safety and quality helped make it possible to receive AS9100D compliance quickly and efficiently,” said GGB Aerospace Strategic Account Manager Leandre Bertagnolio. “We make it our goal to meet and exceed product and process standards, and this new certification will work to further strengthen our position as a major manufacturer in the aerospace industry.”

This is the second GGB manufacturing facility to receive the AS9100 certification. GGB’s Thorofare, N.J., manufacturing facility is also certified for many years.  

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About GGB Bearing Technology

GGB is the world’s leading manufacturer of high performance, self-lubricating and prelubricated bearings with production facilities in the U.S., Germany, France, Brazil, Slovakia and China. The company serves more than 30,000 customers worldwide in a broad spectrum of applications and industries including automotive, fluid power, agricultural and construction equipment, sports and recreation equipment, renewable energy, primary metals and general industrial. Its product offerings include metal-polymer, engineered plastics, fiber reinforced composite, metal bearings and bushing blocks. Also provided are industry-leading R&D and testing capabilities, flexible manufacturing, technical support and a global network of distributors.

GGB an EnPro Industries company



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