Rapid Application Group LLC, (RAG) a leading Additive Manufacturing provider, is the first service-disabled veteran-owned small business in North America to certified to the AS9100 Rev. D quality management standard. This certification pertains to the Aviation, Space, and Defense quality standards and signifies RAG’s ongoing commitment to serving their customers in a market with exceedingly stringent industry requirements.

Adding the AS9100 certification to the strengthens RAG’s competitive position and is a testament to their commitment to quality. Adding this certification to their already-proven experience comes at a perfect time, as they continue to provide Mission Critical Additive Manufacturing. AS9100 is the international quality management system standard for the Aerospace, Space and Defense (AS&D) industries and AS9100 Rev. D is the most current standard. The standard provides manufacturing suppliers with a comprehensive quality system for providing safe and reliable products. AS9100 is managed by the International Aerospace Quality Group(IAQG) and based upon ISO 9001.

“Adding AS9100 certification is a natural and required progression, given our strong presence as an additive manufacturing service provider in the military aerospace and defense markets,” said Terry Hill, Founder and CEO of Rapid Application Group. “AS9100 was a mission critical achievement for RAG as it demonstrates our commitment to quality to all our customers but is especially important for our clients in the Aerospace and Defense verticals. To do that, we needed to meet the stringent certification requirements of AS9100D /ISO9001. We are the go-to leader in the Oklahoma aerospace and defense additive manufacturing market and this certification is a mark of our commitment.”

Rapid Application Group (RAG) was founded in 2017 and is comprised of an exclusive group of seasoned military and additive manufacturing specialists. Rapid Application Group is the only Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned, HUBZone, AS9100/ISO9001, ITAR registered full production additive manufacturing company in the U.S. RAG is a leading supplier of 3D Printing, Rapid Prototyping and Additive Manufacturing for plastic, metal prototype, and production parts to the U.S. Military, Aerospace and Defense, Oil and Gas, motorsports and medical verticals.