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Quality Is Our Culture

Quality is in the details. When every angle, every spec, and every shape counts, count on API.

Our team understands that the success of your product depends on the quality of your manufacturers. That’s why our Quality Management System is backed up by our ISO 9001:2015 certification. This rigorous certification process involves implementing a Quality Management System to encompass all areas of business, including employee training, operating procedures, equipment maintenance, and technical documentation. All procedures are closely monitored, continuously improved, and updated.

API’s expertise in polarization is backed by industry-best quality certifications and standards. Whether you’re inventorying previous orders or seeking a brand new product solution, you can count on API to fulfill your order using the most stringent quality standards in the industry.

Since its founding in 1960, API has followed a business model focused on integrating overall business strategy with quality assurance. ISO certification supports this strategy by implementing methods that are measurable and foster accountability. Ensuring that all manufacturing systems are documented, have training programs, follow standard operating procedures, are subject to audits, and are repeatable will help promote long-term employee, supplier, and customer satisfaction.

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The Clear Choice for Your Optics Applications

From prototype to product, API strives to deliver the best possible customer experience. Our main objectives include developing new applications and addressing customer needs.

Quality Is Our Culture

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Since 1960, API has developed optical technology for aerospace, imaging, inspection, identification, medical, testing, quality control, and test measurement applications.

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