ACT Passes Surveillance Audit for AS9100 Quality Standards

Lancaster, PA – December 21, 2016  – Advanced Cooling Technologies, Inc. (ACT) announced today that it has successfully passed its AS9100 surveillance audit. AS9100 is a strict set of standards for quality assurance and risk management adopted by the aerospace industry.

The Quality Management Systems (QMS) audit, performed by the external organization Intertek Testing Services, reviewed ACT’s effectiveness in meeting quality and safety requirements in the design and manufacturing of products for the aerospace industry.

“Passing the stringent surveillance audit again validates ACT’s effective QMS for providing mission critical products and services for the aerospace industry” stated John Hartenstine, ACT’s Vice President of Operations and Quality Assurance. “ACT is committed to providing our customers with the highest standard of professional practice and the highest quality of products and services.  Quality and continuous improvement are our basic operating principles.”


ACT specializes in advanced thermal technology development and custom thermal product manufacturing. ACT designs and manufactures cold plates, HiK™ plates, heat pipes, pumped liquid and two-phase loops and thermal storage devices for customers in diverse markets including Aerospace, Electronics, Temperature Calibration, Medical Device, and Energy Recovery Systems.

ACT’s team consists of personnel with established track records in technology development, commercialization and production. Many of them were involved in the pioneering work on heat pipes, loop heat pipes and other single and two-phase heat transfer devices. They are the inventors/co-inventors on numerous U.S. and international patents and the authors/co-authors of hundreds of scientific publications.

The R&D team at ACT has engineers with backgrounds in mechanical, electrical, chemical, aerospace, nuclear, materials, manufacturing and physics. Their expertise assures we can serve wide variety of material, thermal and modeling challenges in diverse applications.

ACT’s Facility measures more than 50,000 square feet, including office, laboratory and manufacturing spaces. With ISO9001 and AS9100 certified quality system in place, the facility has designed and manufactured high quality, cost effective, thermal management solutions for dozens of mission critical satellite, and military programs as well as for numerous commercial applications. Simultaneously ACT’s broad and diverse R&D efforts are developing thermal solutions for tomorrow’s emerging technologies.

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Amanda Hershey
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Phone: +1 (717) 205-0625

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