What certificates does a company need to do fabrication?

Posted by Therser Sales Team on 02-May-2023 14:42:36
  1. Welding certifications: If a fabrication company performs welding, it may need to obtain certifications for specific welding processes and techniques. These certifications demonstrate that the welders are proficient in the specific welding process and technique being used. Welding certifications are typically obtained by having employees complete training and pass certification tests administered by a qualified welding inspector or testing agency. Examples of welding certifications include AWS (American Welding Society) certifications and ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers) certifications.

  2. Quality management certifications: Quality management certifications demonstrate that a fabrication company has established and implemented a quality management system that meets international standards. These certifications help ensure that the company's processes and procedures are designed to consistently produce high-quality products and services. Examples of quality management certifications include ISO 9001 and AS9100 (for aerospace).

  3. Material certifications: If a fabrication company works with specific materials, such as metals or alloys, it may need to obtain material certifications to ensure that the materials meet industry standards for quality and performance. Material certifications provide documentation that verifies the composition, properties, and performance of the material. Examples of material certifications include mill certificates and material test reports (MTRs).

  4. Safety certifications: Fabrication companies may need to obtain safety certifications to demonstrate that they have established and implemented safety protocols and procedures to protect employees and comply with industry regulations. Safety certifications provide third-party verification that the company has met specific safety standards. Examples of safety certifications include OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) certification and Safe Contractor certification.

  5. Environmental certifications: Fabrication companies may need to obtain environmental certifications to demonstrate that they have established and implemented an environmental management system to minimize their impact on the environment. Environmental certifications provide third-party verification that the company has met specific environmental standards. Examples of environmental certifications include ISO 14001 and LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification.

In summary, the certificates that a fabrication company needs to have depend on the specific type of fabrication, materials used, and industry regulations and standards. Obtaining and maintaining relevant certifications can help ensure the quality, safety, and environmental responsibility of the company's work and provide credibility within the industry.

 

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