Certifications

In addition to adhering to a set of stringent internationally recognized standards, VTC proudly holds two of the most sought after diversity classifications in the industry. We are a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) and a Federal Small Business Administration (SBA) certified Historically Underutilized Business Zones (HUBZone) company.

SDVOSB

The Veterans Benefit Act of 2003 established a procurement program for Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Concerns (SDVOSBC) with the purpose of providing federal contracting assistance to service-disabled veteran-owned small businesses. (U.S. Small Business Administration, www.sba.gov)

VTC is certified as a Serviced-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business under the criteria and standards established by the US Government. In doing so, it is authorized to bid on government federal prime contracts related to the defense industry.

HUBZone

The aim of the Historically Underutilized Business Zones (HUBZone) program, enacted into law as part of the Small Business Reauthorization Act of 1997, is to help small businesses in urban and rural communities gain preferential access to federal procurement opportunities. ( U.S. Small Business Administration, www.sba.gov)

VTC has met the criteria to qualify for this program. The company’s name appears on the Qualified HUBZone Small Business list as maintained by the US Small Business Administration (SBA).

AS9100

AS9100 is the aerospace industry-specific standard relating to ISO9001 conformity, as it includes all ISO9001 provisions, as well as a number of additional aerospace-related qualifiers.(National Quality Assurance, www.nqa-usa.com)

Our company's certification of this quality standard, gives our customers an even higher degree of confidence in our quality management system regarding our products, services, and materials processes.

AEROSPACE STANDARD AS6081:2012

About AS6081:2012

This standard was created in response to a significant and increasing volume of fraudulent/counterfeit electronic parts entering the aerospace supply chain; posing significant performance, reliability, and safety risks. This quality standard provides uniform requirements, practices, and methods to mitigate the risks of purchasing and supplying fraudulent/counterfeit electronic parts.

The proliferation of counterfeit parts infiltrating the supply chain has become a critical issue in the defense and aerospace industries. Manufacturers are taking significant steps to ensure their supply chain is insulated against this serious threat. VTC has taken a proactive approach by aligning and certifying its supply chain policies,procurements, and methods to the AS6081 aerospace standard; ensuring our customers that all necessary precautions and mitigation requirements are being conducted to protect their supply chain and end customers.

  • SDVOSB

  • HUBZone

  • AS9100

  • AEROSPACE STANDARD AS6081:2012