VRC Metal Systems: Award-Winning Cold Spray Solutions

VRC Metal Systems is proud to be recognized as a leader in the field of cold spray technology. Our dedication to innovation and exceptional service has been acknowledged by prestigious organizations within the aerospace, defense, and other industries. Explore our awards and recognitions to learn more about VRC’s commitment to excellence.

Inc. 5000 – 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020

Annual ranking of the fastest-growing privately owned companies in the United States. Inc has a rigorous application process. Companies on the Inc. 5000 list are ranked according to percentage revenue growth for the previous 3 years. Companies must be U.S.-based, privately held, for-profit, and independent. Learn more about VRC Metal Systems’ ranking with Inc. 5000 here. 

Defense Innovation Tech Connect – 2018, 2023

The TechConnect Defense Innovation Awards recognize the top 15% of submitted challenge technologies as ranked by the Selection Committee. Rankings are based on the potential positive impact the submitted technology will have for the warfighter and national security. Learn more

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Veteran Owned Business of the Year – 2020

Elevate Rapid City – Large Business of the Year – 2022

VRC Metal Systems believes their greatest strength is their people. They have an exceptional team, and consistently receive comments from visiting customers about how impressed they are with their team members. The team consists of roughly 20% veterans . They have customers in almost every industry including, Military and Defense, Nuclear Power, Oil and Gas, Aerospace, Automotive, Heavy Industry, Manufacturing, and more, and they have gained a lot of valuable knowledge working in so many different industries, all of them benefiting from VRC’s technology. Learn more

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Elevate Rapid City is an economic development organization focused on promoting business and improving the quality of life in Rapid City and the Black Hills region. Formed in 2019 through a merger, they work to attract new businesses, support existing ones, and create a strong job market. They also focus on infrastructure development and enhancing the overall quality of life in the area.


Elevate Rapid City Large Business of the Year Award 2022 VRC Metal Systems

Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control Exceptional Small Business Award – 2023

The Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control Exceptional Small Business Award is presented annually by Lockheed Martin and showcases their company’s dedication to fostering relationships with exceptional small businesses that provide significant value and innovative solutions. Learn more

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