Criteria for Accreditation of Metal Building Manufacturers

Seven of the most critical criteria for achieving AC472 accreditation include:


    1. The management team must fully communicate its commitment to achieving ongoing quality certification in accordance with all program requirements.
    2. All submittal documentation must be in place including job descriptions, policies and procedures.
    3. Finished products in the plant must conform to design and quality parameters.
    4. All engineering procedures and practices must demonstrate compliance with the International Building Code and meet the requirements of Chapter 17.
    5. Raw materials in the plant must match engineering specifications.
    6. Welding personnel and procedures must be properly documented, qualified and/or certified, and plant welding practices must conform to American Welding Society (AWS) procedures and workmanship requirements.
    7. A quality control/quality assurance procedure must be articulated and practiced.

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