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Fabricator Inspection Accreditation

AC157®
AC172®
AC196®

IAS provides accreditation for structural steel (AC172), reinforced and precast/pre-stressed concrete (AC157) and wood wall panel fabricators (AC196) based on requirements in Chapter 17 of the International Building Code®. Getting accredited involves an assessment of the fabricators management system and verification that the on-site inspections have met the requirements of industry standards and IAS accreditation criteria. Maintaining accreditation requires periodic  assessments as required by the building code.

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IAS Accreditation for Fabricators
  • Verification that approved fabricators meet requirements as described in Chapter 17 of the IBC.
  • Provides building regulators, owners and specifiers a high level of confidence that an approved fabricator consistently demonstrates competency to implement quality and code compliance pursuant to project specifications.
  • Provides building departments a means to register and approve fabricators.
  • Meets code requirements, eliminates continuous special inspection requirements in the fab shop, saves time and money.

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To receive a quote for accreditation, please visit the IAS Customer Portal.

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