International Armored Group is a proud member of several international organizations. Membership to these organizations solidifies our commitment to providing safe and reliable armored vehicles, as well as, our social and corporate responsibility. We take our membership very seriously and abide by all rules and regulations mandated by these organizations. Companies must be vetted in order to become a member of most of these organizations giving our clients an additional piece of mind when choosing IAG for their armored vehicle needs.
The United Nations Global Compact is a strategic policy initiative for businesses concerning the areas of human rights, labor, environment, and anti-corruption. It provides a principle-based framework, best practices, resources and networking events that have revolutionized how companies do business responsibly and keep commitments to society. By catalyzing action, partnerships and collaboration, UN Global Compact makes transforming the world possible – and achievable – for organizations large and small, anywhere around the globe.
As a manufacturer of armored vehicles, IAG supports the ten principles outlined in the UN Global Compact to help ensure that markets, commerce, technology, and finance advance in ways that benefit economies and societies everywhere.
The Association of the United States Army (AUSA) is a private, non-profit educational organization that works to support members of the US Army through numerous professional development opportunities at a variety of events both local and national.
The AUSA is the only organization in existence that offers educational material and events designed specifically for the defense industry, allowing IAG to keep current on issues and latest developments in the field.
AUSA’s corporate members are local businesses, large corporations, civic groups, veteran’s organizations, societies and local community groups. The program provides members the opportunity to demonstrate to the community that they support Soldiers and their families.
Florida Defense Contractors Association is a statewide, state-focused business development, education and advocacy group for Florida defense businesses of all sizes. FDCA is a Florida non-profit corporation and federal 501(c)6 with long term goals including where Florida can be the premiere state where defense contractors conduct business, create jobs and expand operations.
Florida Defense Contractors Association Objectives
- To promote the common business interest of commercial enterprises engaged in manufacturing, supplying, or other services or activities for national defense (“defense contractors”) through collaboration, networking, business mentoring, and other related activities.
- To promote and market defense contractors to local and state officials and the general public as high-tech, high-wage Florida employers which protect our nation through manufacturing, supplying, and providing the best equipment in the world for the men and women in our Armed Forces.
- To develop partnerships with other organizations and individuals that share, in part or in whole, the Association’s mission.
- To obtain and make available educational material, pertinent data and information relative to the industry.
IAG’s US manufacturing facility is located in the state of Florida and we are very involved with supporting the local business and defense communities.
The National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) is one of the premier organizations promoting the exchange of information regarding national security between the Government and the Defense Industry. NDIA chapters across the country are dedicated to advocate new technologies and promote government-industry relations.
The National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) is America’s leading Defense Industry association promoting national security. NDIA is proud to provide a legal and ethical forum for the exchange of information between Industry and Government on National Security issues. Members foster the development of the most innovative and superior equipment, training and support for our warfighters and first responders through the association divisions, local chapters, affiliated associations and events.
The International Trade Council (ITC) is a unique global organisation in which members identify and share best practices to achieve improvements in every aspect of socially and economically responsibility domestic and international trade. The ITC provides an essential conduit for advocacy and debate between industry and policy makers. The Council was formed to disseminate information and develop effective communications between industry and an increasingly complex network of international trade bodies and regulators.
IAG has been a member since 2014 and in 2016 we were awarded a Certificate of Appreciation from ITC for gracious service, support and contributions to the International Trade Council Community. IAG has funded: 13 entrepreneurs to take business courses, 4 small business owners to attend a trade fair and 1 entrepreneur to develop a micro-enterprise.
Founded in 1901, the British Standards Institution (BSI) is a leading global independent business service organization providing standard-based solutions in more than 180 countries. BSI Group provides a gateway to European trading with Conformity Marking.
BSI is the business standards company that helps organizations all over the world make excellence a habit. For more than a century they have been challenging mediocrity and complacency to help embed excellence into the way people and products work. That means showing businesses how to improve performance, reduce risk and achieve sustainable growth. As a global leader in helping organizations improve, our clients range from high profile brands to small, local companies in 182 countries worldwide.
In 2007, IAG received BSI Quality Management certificate for “Design, manufacture, and supply of custom built armored vehicles for VIP protection, military/law enforcement and cash transit industry”, in accordance with the ISO 9001:2008 guidelines.
The International Stability Operations Association (ISOA) is a non-profit trade association committed to raising the standards of the peace and stability operations industry to ensure sound and ethical professionalism and transparency in the conduct of peacekeeping and post-conflict reconstruction activities.
ISOA’s mission is fourfold:
1) To promote ethical standards in operational contractor support through the ISOA Code of Conduct.
2) To build key relationships within and across sectors in the stability operations space by identifying common interests.
3) To advocate for the effective utilization of private sector services in fragile environments.
4) To facilitate business development opportunities for our members by leveraging the exclusive ISOA network.
As a member, IAG brings a professional and ethical approach to armored vehicle production and supply, and it receives frequent updates on the industry as well as peace operations worldwide.
The Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries (CADSI) is a not-for-profit national business association representing over 860 member companies in the Canadian national defense and security industry. CADSI provides a platform to strengthen the relationship and dialogue between the government and the private sector.
CADSI is committed to:
- Bringing together companies that develop and deliver the best defence and security goods, services and technologies to the Canadian Armed Forces, Canadian Coast Guard, and Canada’s security service providers;
- Providing a platform for members to interact with governments in Canada and abroad to showcase the world-class goods, services and technologies developed and produced by Canadian defence and security companies;
As a member , IAG is able to keep updated on the Canadian defense industry as well as maintain a network with its peers.
Founded in 1971, the Independent Armored Car Operators Association (IACOA) is an association of privately owned armored car companies, establishing high standards of operation and insurance in the United States as well as around the world. These companies, while independent and sometimes in competition with one another, work together within IACOA on education, legislative issues, transportation, and technological advances to ensure their customers receive the best service available.
The Cash In Transit Industry is relatively small in size but looms large in the safe and efficient movement of wealth. Billions of dollars each day are transported, processed, and secured throughout the United States and the world by members. Without this secure and reliable service, financial markets would grind to a halt.
IACOA enables IAG to be part of a relatively small network of private armored vehicle operators in the USA and assist with creating better protected vehicles for clients operating in the cash-in-transit industry.
The Bulgarian Defence Industry Association (BDIA) is a non-profit legal entity. It was founded in 2004 and is aimed to serve as a forum for exchange of ideas between the state bodies and the defence industry for resolving the problems of the branch and its steady development. The Association aims at forming an “united voice” of the Bulgarian defence industry on the matters of modernization, policy, the offset policy and the policy for procedures and procurement for the defence and the safety of the country, the scientific researches and the technological development. BDIA works for the progress and consolidation of the branch for resolving the problems of the defence and safety of the country.