AMECA Announces Riccardo Sarti as Director of Government Relations

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Automotive Manufacturer Equipment Compliance Agency, Inc. (AMECA) is pleased to announce that Riccardo Sarti will be joining AMECA as the Director of Government Relations.

Automotive Manufacturer Equipment Compliance Agency, Inc. (AMECA) is pleased to announce that Riccardo Sarti will be joining AMECA as the Director of Government Relations.

Mr. Sarti brings extensive experience at the Federal and State levels on various issues. A native Italian speaker, he is fluent in English and has a reading knowledge of four other languages. His analytical and research skills will help AMECA expand its product certification program worldwide.

AMECA has always been a safety organization. Mr. Sarti’s addition provides a dedicated focus on safety regulations. He will represent AMECA at industry events.

With a Master from the American University’s School of International Service, Mr. Sarti’s background will be a valuable addition to AMECA. For our ISO Product Certification programs, Riccardo Sarti’s experience with European industry will be an asset to our Agency.

About AMECA

An A2LA Certification Body since 2017, AMECA has been committed to the vehicle safety business since its creation in 1994.

AMECA”s ISO-Certification Program is only intended for the best manufacturers. Not every manufacturer who applies will be granted certification. AMECA certification is available for manufacturers of:

  • Aftermarket Crash Parts Replacement And OEM Automotive Lighting
  • Aftermarket Crash Parts Replacement And OEM Automotive Safety Glass
  • Aftermarket Automotive Suspension And Wheels
  • Aftermarket Crash Parts Replacement And OEM Automotive Brake Hoses

AMECA was the first accredited Certification Body to require serial numbers on safety glass. Individual parts tracking gives consumers and installers confidence that the glass is safe, fits and just plain works.

AMECA’s uses a triple check system for product fitment. Aftermarket suppliers are required to use three separate samples to determine fit, fitment, accessory attachment (including ADAS and HUD glazing requirements) and cosmetic accuracy. No “measure once, check once” is acceptable.

All AMECA lighting devices are required to have certification to ECE R10. As with all AMECA certification programs AMECA uses existing test standards.

Every product in the “AMECA Compliance List of Automotive Safety Devices” AMECA has been tested by an AMECA-accredited laboratory. Included items are: automotive lighting, brake friction material, safety glass, brake hose, brake fluid and emergency waring devices hitches.
The "List of Acceptable Plastics for Optical Lenses and Reflectors Used on Motor Vehicles" is also maintained by AMECA.

All documents are available free on the AMECA website.

For more, visit http://www.ameca.org or email info@ameca.org.

Media Contact: Kevin M. Wolford, 202-898-0145, Kevin.Wolford@ameca.org

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