The VMC Group
The VMC Group

Your Role

OEM’s Role in VMA Certification

It is the manufacturer’s responsibility to accurately provide preliminary information for any certification request by thoroughly completing the VMA Certification Application.

The IBC Certification Preapproval Guide provides more detailed information about VMA certification requirements, including:

•    Minimum requirements for certification
•    Unit test requirements
•    Shake table testing requirements
•    Test facility and test reporting requirements
•    Submittal requirements and information
•    Answers to most frequently asked questions
•    And more valuable information

In addition, to maintain a certificate of compliance, the manufacturer must agree to an engineering and quality assurance audit of the product at their manufacturing facility by The VMC Group.