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American Buildings Co., Eufaula, Ala., has received International Accreditation Service AC472 accreditation for metal building system manufacturers. All four ABC divisions passed inspection to achieve IAS certification. IAS accreditation criteria addresses quality management system elements for engineering, fabrication and shop practices, personnel requirements, materials certification process control and technical requirements. The AC472 comprises all necessary requirements of the International Building Code, Chapter 17, for establishing the basis for quality control and inspection of metal building manufacturers.
“In order to receive this prestigious accreditation an unsurpassed, comprehensive quality-assurance program was implemented at all levels,” said Ray Napolitan, president of American Buildings Co. “This certification illustrates ABC’s capacity to respond through leadership and employee teamwork.” Benefits of the accreditation include an expedited approval process, cost savings on code compliance verification, assurance that manufacturers are knowledgeable about code requirements and further guarantee that qualified staff and a well-managed quality system are in position. For more information on American Buildings Company, visit their Web site at www.americanbuildings.com.