Bloomingdale, NJ – VMC Group, a world leader in the design and manufacture of vibration isolation and seismic energy engineering services, is pleased to announce accreditation by the International Code Council’s (ICC) International Accreditation Service (IAS) is valid in Portland, Oregon, per advancements to structural specialty code. Product Certification Agency PCA-127, Third-Party Certification Body named VMC Group as the 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.
“VMC Group strives to stay ahead of nationwide code changes to give our customers confidence that their products meet the changing demands of ever changing markets. As building code and regulations evolve across states and municipalities, we continue partner with engineers and designers in all markets to bolster the accuracy and proficiency of our testing and measurement operations,” states John Wilson, Jr., Chief Executive Officer of VMC Group. ”Our unique accreditation status is a testimony to VMC Group’s commitment to put customers at the center of everything we do. We continue to invest in engineering expertise, test and measurement technology as well as personnel who share our passion to meet the highest standards of practice for seismic certification.
For product certification organizations such as VMC Group, IAS accreditation demonstrates to the marketplace that the company has been thoroughly evaluated, operates under best practices and is under continual monitoring by an internationally recognized and accepted accreditation body.