New AEI Course: Implementing ITAR/EAR into an AS9100 Management System

Course Number: 08-Mgmt9100 Course Title:  Implementing ITAR/EAR into an AS9100 Management System Course Description: This 8 hour course presents the regulatory requirements of the ITAR & EAR in conjunction with an AS9100 management system requirements that aligns the functional roles and responsibilities. The course is intended for those AS9100 registered organizations who perform –  Major […]

Aerospace Exports Incorporated

No “Fast Pass” for DDTC Registration From time to time organizations new the DDTC registration process ask AEI for help. I was recently asked by a prospective client if Aerospace Exports Incorporated could assist them with processing an “express” DDTC registration. I asked what they meant by express? They went on to tell me that […]

New to the ITAR?

  1. If there’s one thing AEI can do for you, what do you need help with? 2. What is one thing you want right now which will make your job easier? 3. If there’s one compliance blog post that I can write about to help you, what would that to be? 4. If AEI […]

Not DDTC Registered and you state that you ARE ITAR compliant?

Read 127.1(b)(3) about manufacturers… §127.1   Violations. (a) Without first obtaining the required license or other written approval from the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, it is unlawful: (1) To export or attempt to export from the United States any defense article or technical data or to furnish or attempt to furnish any defense service for which […]

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A Proverb

In every area of our businesses and lives the decisions we make can be a blessing or result in terrible consequences. Reading and learning the regulations and standards is step one, you need to understand, and when unsure,  seek advice. It is said that there is safety in a multitude of counselors.   Proverb: “A wise man […]

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ISO 9001 & AS9100 Registrar Auditors: Stop Writing Poor Nonconformance Statements, Learn to Cite the Proper Paragraph of the ITAR or EAR

Auditors who are ignorant of the regulations and then who draft poorly written NC statements can damage the credibility of the Registrar. Registrars, have your auditors ever issued similar findings: “The process of ensuring that top management shall demonstrate leadership and commitment with respect to customer focus by ensuring that the customer and applicable statutory […]

Your Baby is Ugly

No one wants to here the words, your baby is ugly. When AEI is tasked to assess a client’s compliance processes, sometimes we have to tell the client that their processes, training and personnel have a hole large enough for a violation to escape. Yes, an escape can happen at any company at any time […]

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Import Compliance

A prospect was boasting that they have someone in Mexico who assists them in completing the import paperwork. The prospect didn’t understand the transactions, the applicable regulations or the documents but they were happy. What could go wrong? Can you demonstrate compliance awareness through knowledge of the Customs Regulations and Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the […]