Sechan Certifications, Registrations, and Compliance

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Sechan's goal is to provide a superior standard of service to our customers through responsiveness, competitive pricing and most importantly, the quality of our products and services. Sechan follows industry standards and processes to ensure our products meet the Department of Defense requirements. Quality and continuous improvement are basic Sechan operating principles. Sechan maintains a consistent commitment to achieve the highest quality standard in the industry, providing customers with superior products and solutions.

Sechan's certifications and qualifications include:

ISO 9001:2015

Sechan is an ISO 9001:2015 certified company. The Quality Management standard is based on a number of quality management principles including a strong customer focus, the motivation and implication of top management, the process approach and continual improvement. This certification helps ensure the quality of the products Sechan delivers to their customers.


Sechan is an AS9100:2016 Rev. D certified company. The international Quality Management System standard for the Aviation, Space and Defense Industry. Rev D (2016) includes ISO 9001:2015 requirements and additionally:

  • Increase focus on counterfeit parts
  • Product safety focus
  • Ethics Training
  • Supplier Monitoring (Delivery)
  • Purchasing Flow down


All Sechan manufacturing personnel are IPC Certified Manufacturing Professionals. Sechan has an in-house Training Center with four (4) IPC Certified Trainers (CITs). Association Connecting Electronics Industries standardize the assembly and production requirements of electronic equipment and assemblies.

DFAR Compliant

Sechan's DFAR & NIST Compliance ensures the ability to meet contractual requirements. FIPS Validated encryption at rest and in transit ensures customer and company data is continuously protected. Sechan uses metadata based access controls to limit personnel's access to specific subsets of data.

Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) Level 3

Sechan is CMMI Level 3 Compliant Design Process for systems, hardware and software engineering. CMMI is a process level improvement training and appraisal program. CMMI defines the following maturity levels for processes: Initial, Managed, Defined, Quantitatively Managed, and Optimizing.

International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR)

Sechan has been registered with the U.S. Department of State, Office of Defense Trade Controls Compliance since 1988. Sechan manufactures and exports defense articles and is required to register and keep the registration current with the U.S. Department of State pursuant to the Arms Export Control Act (AECA) and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).