IAS accredits the inspection programs of companies that are manufacturers of cold-formed steel (structural and nonstructural) components that do not require welding. The accreditation is based on requirements in IAS Accreditation Criteria AC473. The accreditation provides evidence that the manufacturer has the personnel, organization, experience, knowledge, management system, and commitment to operate a program in accordance with specified requirements.
IAS Accreditation for Cold-Formed Steel Component Manufacturer Inspection Accreditation
Benchmark for companies that manufacture cold-formed Z- or C-shaped steel structural members or roll-formed sheeting or deck designed to resist vertical and/or lateral loads as supplied to metal building manufacturers.
Represents higher quality, greater efficiency, and better safety practices.