Pittsburgh, PA (Vocus/PRWEB) March 11, 2011
The manufacturing facility that produces pre-engineered steel buildings for Olympia Steel Buildings, one of the world’s largest steel building companies in America, was recently awarded a renewal of their International Accreditation Service (IAS) Certificate of Accreditation. This accreditation is a three-part inspection program for Manufacturers of Metal Building Systems and includes: fabrication of structural weldments and cold-formed products requiring welding, fabrication of cold-formed products not requiring welding, and design of metal building systems
The steel building manufacturing facility is located in Ambridge, Pennsylvania, a town about 20 miles north of Pittsburgh.
“This quality certification is the standard for the metal building Industry and is equivalent to ISO 9001, 9003 or 9007 from a written specification compliance standpoint,” stated Pat Kern, General Manager of the facility.
Fabrication inspection procedures covered by this certification are conducted in accordance with the fabricator’s approved quality control manual and conducted periodically by Allied Testing and Geoscience, LLC at the Ambridge site. The purpose of the inspections is to monitor and verify continual compliance with requirements established in the IAS Accreditation Criteria for Inspection Programs for Manufacturers of Metal Building Systems.
“This renewal means that our facility not only meets all manufacturing requirements but also shows our customers how dedicated Olympia Steel Buildings is to producing the best products available in the market,” Kern said.
About Olympia Steel Buildings
Olympia Steel Buildings® are supplied by Universal Steel Buildings Corp, an industry leader in pre-engineered steel buildings for over 40 years, and sole supplier of Olympia Steel Buildings® to commercial, industrial, agricultural, residential, government, military and civilian agencies. Olympia Steel Buildings come with their outstanding weather-resistant PBR roof, or you can opt for their patented Zeus-Shield® standing seam metal roofing system. GSA approved Olympia Steel Buildings set themselves apart by using better materials, better quality control, exceptional customer service and industry-leading warranties, including a 25-year rust through perforation warranty. Olympia pre-engineered steel buildings are precision engineered and expertly erected to give you a “tight” building that reduces air infiltration into the building saving on HVAC costs. They offer 12 energy efficient colors for metal buildings to reduce cooling costs and come with a 40-year warranty against chipping, cracking, peeling or blistering. Because of such key features, Olympia pre-engineered steel buildings can qualify under LEED Green Building guidelines. For more information about Olympia Steel Buildings, visit their website http://www.OlympiaBuildings.com or call 888-449-7756 for more information.