DELEON SPRINGS, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 11, 2018--Sparton Corporation (NYSE:SPA) announced that its DeLeon Springs, FL facility achieved the AS9100:2016 certification. The AS9100:2016 certification recognizes Sparton’s ongoing commitment to continual improvement in meeting and exceeding industry requirements for the civil and defense markets.

AS9100 is the international management system standard for the aerospace and defense industries. Based on the ISO 9001 certification, this standard was developed to recognize reliable vendors for the industry and promotes quality, safety, and continuous product and process improvement.

Sparton DeLeon Springs, LLC, a leader in the design, development, and manufacture of sonobuoy systems for the U.S. Navy, is at the forefront of technologies that align with the Defense Department’s Undersea and Ground Warfare Technology roadmaps. Sparton’s nearly 200,000 sq. ft. DeLeon Springs facility is uniquely qualified to handle projects for the Defense Department and prime contractors in the design and manufacturing of engineered products.

“The AS9100 certification is the standard to which aerospace and defense suppliers are measured,” said Jim Lackemacher, Group Vice President of the Engineered Components and Products Segment. “This certification reflects our commitment to continuous improvement to deliver the highest quality designs and products to our customers.”

About Sparton Corporation

Sparton Corporation (NYSE:SPA), now in its 119th year, is a provider of complex and sophisticated electromechanical devices with capabilities that include concept development, industrial design, design and manufacturing engineering, production, distribution, field service and refurbishment. The primary markets served are Medical & Biotechnology, Military & Aerospace and Industrial & Commercial. Headquartered in Schaumburg, Illinois, Sparton currently has thirteen manufacturing locations and engineering design centers worldwide. Sparton’s Web site may be accessed at www.sparton.com.

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KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA FLORIDA ILLINOIS

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: MANUFACTURING AEROSPACE DEFENSE OTHER DEFENSE

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