For Immediate Release


PHOENIX, AZ (July 2015) –

Patriot Ordnance Factory (POF-USA), an industry leader in innovation of piston driven AR-type rifles, is pleased to announce that it has earned ISO 9001:2008 and JAS-ANZ certification. The scope of registration encompasses design, manufacture and marketing of rifles, uppers and accessories.

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) was established in 1947 and is an association of members who represent their own country. ISO employs a system of technical committees, sub-committees and working groups to develop International Standards. Some examples of ISO 9001:2008 requirements for a Quality Management System include:

  • A set of procedures that cover all key processes in the business
  • Monitoring processes to ensure they are effective
  • Maintaining adequate records
  • Checking output for defects, with appropriate and corrective action where necessary
  • Regularly reviewing individual processes and the quality system itself for effectiveness
  • Facilitating continual improvement

Earning ISO 9001:2008 certification is a verifiable example of POF-USA’s commitment to providing excellent product, services and solutions to customers and end users. POF-USA continues to demonstrate the importance of quality, both in manufacture and service, and commitment to the highest standards. The audit was conducted by International Certifications Ltd., a leading provider of quality and safety services since 1994. International Certifications Ltd is accredited by JAS-ANZ a signatory to the IAF multi-lateral agreement allowing POF-USA the right to use the JAS-ANZ accreditation symbol in conjunction with the certification logo.


POF-USA is an Arizona-based small arms manufacturer known for its revolutionary concepts and radical approaches to engineering used to develop the finest piston driven AR-type rifles used by civilians and professionals worldwide. We are a market leader delivering a portfolio of regulated short-stroke gas piston operating rifles. We accept no compromise in the building of our product, known as “Patriot” designs. “PATRIOT” Designs must have Passion, Authenticity, Trustworthiness, Rebellion, Independence, Objectivity and Truth. We accept no compromise in the building of our products that are Tough, Accurate, Modular, Durable and True. For more information, visit or call 623-561-9572.

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