The VMC Group Attains IAS Accreditation

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The VMC Group, a world leader in the design and manufacture of vibration isolation and seismic energy engineering services, is pleased to announce it has successfully gained accreditation by the International Code Council’s (ICC) International Accreditation Service (IAS) as a Product Certification Agency PCA-127, Third-Party Certification Body.

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The VMC Group, a world leader in the design and manufacture of vibration isolation and seismic energy engineering services, is pleased to announce it has successfully gained accreditation by the International Code Council’s (ICC) International Accreditation Service (IAS) as a Product Certification Agency PCA-127, Third-Party Certification Body. The VMC Group has been named the first and only product certifying agency for special seismic certification of non-structural building components and their mounting configurations. IAS accredits product certification agencies under ISO/IEC Guide 65 (ISO/IEC 17065).

“With our recent expansion of IBC approval.com and acquiring 51% of Dynamic Certification Laboratories (DCL), we found it of critical importance to verify the accuracy and proficiency of our testing and measurement operations,” states John Wilson, Jr., Chief Executive Officer of The VMC Group. ”This distinguished accreditation is the culmination of our vision for seismic certification which began 10 years ago. It differentiates us from others as we have and will continue to lead the industry. Being a PCA displays our continuous commitment to meeting the highest standards of practice for seismic certification and is consistent with our forward-thinking approach as a total solutions provider.”

For product certification organizations like The VMC Group, IAS accreditation demonstrates to the marketplace that they have been thoroughly evaluated, operate under best practices and are under continual monitoring by an internationally recognized, trusted and widely accepted accreditation body.

“The IAS certification process was comprehensive and meticulous,” states John Giuliano, President of The VMC Group. “We are proud to have been awarded this significant credential as it gives our customers full confidence that we can meet their highest expectations of quality and integrity.”

For nearly ten decades, The VMC Group has been recognized as a world leader in the design and manufacture of vibration isolation and seismic energy management technologies. The VMC Group and its Engineering Services Division have been providing IBC® Special Seismic Certification, completing over 1,000 shake table tests for Fortune 500 companies and manufacturers of HVAC, power generation and fire protection systems for more than 10 years.

For more information on The VMC Group products or The VMC Group’s Engineering Services Division, please visit http://www.thevmcgroup.com. For more information on The VMC Group’s IBC Certification Services, please visit http://www.ibcapproval.com today or call 800-569-8423. For more information on Dynamic Certification Laboratories or The VMC Group’s full testing and measurement services, please visit http://www.shaketest.com.

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