By providing technologies that help put people and satellites in space, and protecting the armed service men and women around the world as they protect our freedoms at home, Ensign-Bickford Aerospace & Defense Company (EBAD) continuously seeks to improve the lives of people.
EBAD’s satellite HDRM’s have the broadest use in the US and European space market, having been used on over 500 platforms to date. EBAD has designed, qualified and delivered more HRDMs for spaceflight applications than anyone else in the world.
For almost 60 years, EBAD has supplied initiation, separation, and flight destruct hardware for commercial and government launches.
The need for precise explosive solutions is essential to the success of every mission. That is why since 1836, EBAD has been the technology innovator and industry leader in Military Demolition, Breaching and Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) products.
EBAD is the industry leader for highly reliable precision ordnance solutions. For nearly 60 years, our products have directly contributed to thousands of successful missions on Strategic Missile, Missile Defense, and Tactical Missile platforms.
Performance Review Institute (PRI) congratulates Ensign-Bickford’s Simsbury, CT Team on successfully passing the Radiographic Testing Special Process audit and obtaining their 4th NADCAP accreditation.
Ensign-Bickford Aerospace & Defense (EBAD) is proud to announce that our outstanding Radiographic Testing team achieved their 4th NADCAP accreditation on behalf of the company, because of the efforts they have invested in meeting stringent industry and customer requirements. In return, this has given EBAD the most up to date knowledge on a more standardized approach to quality assurance and reduction in redundant auditing. As this is the 4th time EBAD has received the NADCAP accreditation, the Simsbury, CT Radiographic team will not be required to participate in the testing process again for another 18 months.
“The Simsbury, CT Radiographic Testing Team did an incredible job on obtaining the special process accreditation. Achieving this for the 4th time shows the motivation and expertise our X-Ray team possesses.” – Dave Dussault, Corporate Responsible Level 3 RT
The Team worked diligently to pursue this accreditation, which is a testimony to the hard work, attention to detail, and level of excellence of the Team.
“Congratulations to Ensign-Bickford Aerospace & Defense, Simsbury, CT for gaining NADCAP accreditation in recognition of their compliant Radiographic Testing NonDestructive activity, which has been acknowledged as satisfying stringent industry and customer requirements.” said Michael J. Hayward, Executive Vice President, and Chief Operating Officer at the Performance Review Institute.
EBAD prides itself in customer intimacy and innovation, so, with that, we would like to congratulate Ensign-Bickford’s Simsbury, CT X-Ray team for this huge accomplishment.
Created in 1990 by SAE International, NADCAP is administered by the not-for-profit Performance Review Institute. PRI is a global provider of customer-focused solutions designed to improve process and product quality by adding value, reducing total cost, and promoting collaboration among stakeholders in industries where safety and quality are shared goals. PRI works closely with industry to understand their emerging needs and offers customized solutions in response. Learn more at www.p-r-i.org or contact PRI at PRI@p-r-i.org.