TriMas' Monogram Aerospace Fasteners Expands ISO Certifications

TriMas' Monogram Aerospace Fasteners Expands ISO Certifications

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- TriMas Corporation (NAS: TRS) - a diversified global manufacturer of engineered and applied products - announced today that its Monogram Aerospace Fasteners business has been awarded certification of compliance with the ISO 14001:2004 Environmental Management Standard (EMS). With more than 120 years of experience, Monogram delivers innovative, high quality aerospace fasteners and products to its customers and has established itself as a recognized leader in blind bolt technology to the aerospace industry.

"This certification is a validation of Monogram's continued focus on the environment and commitment to the highest standards of quality management," said David Adler, president of Monogram. "ISO 14001 certification is globally accepted as the Environmental Management System standard, providing a systematic approach to controlling environmental hazards and reducing the risk of accidents, while improving business practices and processes."


The EMS was developed using the same focus as Monogram's current process-based Quality Management System (QMS) template. The innovative process illustrates correlations between recyclable, renewable and non-renewable resource inputs and outputs, applicable environmental regulations, assigned job functions and associated work procedures.

Monogram was dedicated to achieving this certification to ensure environmental compliance and sustainability of operations, to better serve its major customers and to increase its competitiveness within the aerospace fastener industry. It has identified its first two environmental objectives as achieving reductions in both the consumption of resources and in the generation of wastewater and hazardous wastes. Monogram is already certified to the AS9100 Rev C and the ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System Standards. The certification is registered through the DNV Business Assurance and is valid October 10, 2012 through October 10, 2015.

About TriMas

Headquartered in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, TriMas Corporation (NAS: TRS) provides engineered and applied products for growing markets worldwide.TriMas is organized into six reportable segments: Packaging, Energy, Aerospace & Defense, Engineered Components, Cequent Asia Pacific and Cequent Americas. TriMas has approximately 4,500 employees at more than 60 different facilities in 17 countries. For more information, visit www.trimascorp.com.

About Monogram Aerospace Fasteners

With more than 120 years of service to the fastener industry, Monogram Aerospace Fasteners has established itself as the recognized leader in blind bolt technology to the aerospace industry. Headquartered in Los Angeles, California, Monogram serves the world's markets through a network of dedicated sales professionals and authorized distributors. Monogram's pioneering spirit in aerospace engineering has brought to market a diverse collection of blind bolts—Visu-Lok®, Composi-Lok®, Radial-Lok® and the OSIBolt®.



TriMas Corporation
Christine Parker
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(248) 631-5438
christineparker@trimascorp.com

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