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International News: The Plastic Factory - First Plastics Distributor To Achieve ARM 9009 Certification #14425
Posted by: IndustrialPR Staff
City: Bridgeport
State: CT
Postal code: 06605
Country: US
Contact Person: Bob Carbone
Telephone: 203-908-3468
Company: The Plastic Factory
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Bridgeport, Connecticut - ( The American Board of Accredited Certifications (ABAC™), the leading independent accreditation board in the United States, announced today the approval of Bridgeport-based The Plastic Factory ( for ARM 9009-2013 certification. ARM 9009 is known as the nation's premium standard for the firearms and armoring industry, with certification considered by industry professionals to be necessary for quality-minded manufacturers, machine shops, fabricators and distributors of firearms and armoring systems.

Henry Kroger, spokesman for ABAC™ said The Plastic Factory has met all requirements for ARM 9009 certification, which according to Kroger is the most difficult quality registration to achieve because it focuses specifically on the complex and safety-critical firearms and armoring industry. "Being the first plastics distributor in the region to be approved for ARM 9009-2013 quality certification is a monumental achievement for The Plastic Factory, said Kroger. He added, "ARM 9009 is increasingly becoming a must-have certification for suppliers of metals, plastic and parts serving manufacturers of firearms and armoring systems," said Kroger.

The Plastic Factory was issued its ARM 9009 certification by Connecticut-based G-PMC Registrars, LLC (, which is one of approximately 11 certification bodies accredited by the Industrial Leaders Group (ILG), and authorized by ABAC™ to issue ARM 9009 certificates. ABAC™ is currently accepting a limited number of applications from other manufacturers and distributors interested in entering or expanding into the vast and rapidly growing firearms and armoring industries by becoming ARM 9009-2012 certified at

About The Plastic Factory

The Plastic Factory is a full-service plastics distributor and fabrication company offering a full range of plastic materials and accessories for all your engineering and construction needs. The company provides a wide variety of sizes and shapes which include sheet, rod, tube and film. The Plastic Factory is committed to customer service and quality, which is exemplified by their ISO 9001:2008, ISO 13485:2003, AS9100-REV.C. and TS16949 registration. The Plastic Factory emphasizes quality control with unique services such as material bar coding for complete material traceability. Industries served include aerospace, mechanical parts, medical parts, industrial/manufacturing, plastic distribution, plastic fabrication, machining of plastics, retail packaging and display.

The Plastic Factory
678 Howard Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06605
Phone: 203-908-3468

About American Board of Accredited Certifications (ABAC™)

The American Board of Accredited Certifications ( was founded by a group of quality professionals in 2003 with roots dating back to 1993. Today, ABAC™ is the leading independent accreditation board in the United States with association members, signatories, regional accreditation groups, and international observer organizations. ABAC™ oversees accreditation and certification bodies assuring integrity, competency, and fair competition in the quality community; and accredits certifications based on the fundamental principles of accountability, ethical conduct, and commitment to quality.

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