Customers demand quality, and our position in the marketplace depends on producing quality products. Ensure the quality of your products and protect your market by obtaining product certification. Industrial and commercial companies around the world rely on products and services that are Approved and specification tested. The APPROVED mark, which is backed by scientific research and testing, tells customers your product conforms to the highest standards.
Most insurance companies encourage the development and use of Approved products that advance property loss prevention practices. The value of Approved products extends beyond product certification. Clients know using Approved products reduce or eliminate their property exposure.
Many insurance companies provide their own, or require the use of third-party product certification by their underwriters.
MSMA trade mark
Members of MSMA are taking the first steps to achieving Approved products by the formation of a Code of Practice.
Members may wish to identify certain products of their manufacture with the MSMA trade mark to show compliance with our Code of Practice. The association allows the use of the trade mark in the interest of maintaining agreed-upon standards of quality, performance, interchangeability and/or safety, as appropriate.
Products which comply with the MSMA Code of Practice are eligible to carry the trade mark. Products shall not carry the trademark if they are discovered to contravene applicable laws or regulations.
Future steps may also include a Certification program for employees of members.
Certification programs will improve the quality of in place membrane-covered frame structure construction by providing education and training to contractors, erectors, and students in construction programs, for the direct benefit of specifiers, designers, and owners.