GS Engineering achieves AS9100C and ISO 9001:2008 Certification

HOUGHTON, MI. – GS Engineering Inc., a leading provider of engineering services to the aerospace and defense
industrial markets, today announced the official receipt of the certificates of registration for AS9100C and ISO 9001:2008
following an audit at its Houghton Michigan facility by NSF International Strategic Registrations (NSF). The Certification of
Registration that GS Engineering’s Quality Management System conforms to is the AS9104/1:2012 requirements for
Aviation, Space and Defense Quality Management System Certification Program as well as ISO 9001:2008 requirements. In
addition, several GS Engineering employees also received certificates following their training as Nuclear Quality Auditors

During the company announcement, Glen Simula, President of GS Engineering, was quoted saying “Being AS9100C
compliant confirms our commitment to our aerospace and defense customers and validates our internal
process’ we have been operating to over the past few years. This aerospace quality management system along
with our other industrial work to ISO 9001:2008 standards will allow our customers the confidence that their programs
are being supported by an organization that prides itself on quality.” Mr. Simula continued to discuss how this registration
is a significant differentiator between GS Engineering and other engineering services companies and how it allows for
significant future business growth in the Aerospace and Defense market along with supporting the initiatives of the Green
Forces coalition led by Rob Cooke.

This registration is one of many successful steps as GS Engineering continues to evolve as a HUBZone Small Business and
further develops a highly skilled workforce to support a variety of customer needs. Lynn Eliason, Director of Operations for
GS Engineering, was quoted saying “ For GS Engineering to achieve AS9100C registration in such a short period of time
demonstrates the policies and procedures that GS Engineering operates to on a daily basis are founded on successful
business practices. This registration will further develop our ability to manufacture the products we design in support of our
growing customer base. ” Ms. Eliason continued on discussing how the growth in GS Engineering’s products diversifies
revenue and promotes stability for the company in Houghton.

About GS Engineering Inc. ‐ GS Engineering, Inc. is an agile small business focused on design and analysis services, product
development, instrumented field testing, and technology integration including lightweight structural systems and metal
matrix composites. Incorporated by Glen Simula in 2001, GS Engineering was the inaugural spin‐off company under Michigan
Technological University’s Smart Zone program. GS Engineering was founded with the purpose of applying advanced
technology to solve engineering problems primarily focused on military and commercial vehicles and has migrated to the
Aerospace market over the past few years. GS Engineering employs over 65 people of multiple engineering disciplines: The
collective team background encompasses professional expertise in the fields of military vehicles, professional motorsports,
commercial trucks and chassis, consumer automotive, aerospace, off‐highway and construction equipment, and high volume

Contact: Chris Coxon

GS Engineering, Inc.

(906) 482‐1235 X107