Abuco is VCA**, ISO 9001:2008, ISO 3834-2:2005 en NEN-EN 1090 certified. We also work according other standards such as TUV, ASME, AWS, Lloyds and Euronorm.
To give you a clear image about the certificates, you can find a explanation below.
The VCA (SCC – safety for operational supervisors diploma) refers to the SHE-management system (Health, Safety and Environment) of Abuco, for our employees and the employees of subcontractors. This means that , among other things, the tools and machines are approved and maintained, the staff have attended a VCA-training (SCC training), within the organization there need to be enough adequate emergency response and safety inspections have to be carried out regularly.
With the ISO 9001 certificate, we show that we comply with the international standards of quality management. This means that we are constantly busy with increasing the customer satisfaction, the concern for the quality of our product and increasing the quality of our employees, machinery and IT equipment.
The ISO 3834 standard includes a clear quality assurance system. It shows the comprehensive quality. So there are requirements for the technical examination of welding like welding qualification, requirement for welders, inspections and non-destructive testing. The standard also pays attention to the persons for inspections, maintenance and inspection of welding material and it is also noted how abnormalities are detected and monitored. Because of these constraints there can be assumed in advance that the final product will comply with all requirements and will be of good quality.
The NEN-EN 1090 is the criterion that all structural components with load-bearing properties, which are included in the calculation as load-bearing properties, have to comply with. This construction parts must be provided with a CE mark. Abuco features execution class 4, which is the highest class.