Regulatory Compliance

What is ITAR Compliance and Why is it Important for US Military Contractors?

If you are in the manufacturing business, then you need to be familiar with ITAR compliance. ITAR stands for the International Traffic in Arms Regulations, and it is a set of regulations put in place by the United States government to control the export of military products and defense-related information. If your company manufactures any […]

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What Does It Mean To Be ISO Certified And Why Does It Matter?

What Is An ISO 9001 Certified Manufacturer? If you look at the websites of manufacturers, you might see references to a company’s certifications, like ITAR or ISO9001:2015. Not every company has them, and not every company needs them. When you produce best-in-class products for a wide variety of clients, as Vinyl Technology does, you can […]

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5 Fast Facts About the Berry Amendment

Fact #1: The Berry Amendment was passed to help American manufacturers. Laws passed by the legislature will rarely instruct private businesses where or how they procure their goods. The one area where Congress can influence manufacturing is in dictating preferences for government agencies. By favoring American companies in their purchases, organizations like the Department of […]

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