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ICC-ES News Release
For Immediate Release:
April 14, 2014
www.icc-es.org
For more information, contact:
Melanie Edwards
Tel: 1-800-423-6587 x5688
medwards@icc-es.org
ICC Evaluation Service, QAI Laboratories Align Resources to Expedite Building Product Testing and Evaluations

    ICC Evaluation Service (ICC-ES) and QAI Laboratories have aligned resources to create a "one stop shop" to help customers bring new products and technology advancements to market as fast as possible. This enables ICC-ES to facilitate testing laboratory services to applicants, along with factory inspection, product evaluation and certification, all through a single source within ICC-ES' service package. Customers will benefit from the high quality of service and speed of testing at a competitive price.

    "This collaboration with QAI Laboratories will help ICC-ES customers by offering excellent customer service, and providing the most thorough, accurate and rapid path to product acceptance for U.S. and Canadian manufacturers," said ICC-ES President Shahin Moinian.

     QAI Laboratories is a leader in testing and inspections of building materials and plumbing products. QAI partners with its clients so they succeed by offering cost effective solutions to help speed the regulatory approval process and help get products to market. From identifying code requirements, testing through inspecting products, QAI has established an international reputation for excellence.

     "Through the combined efforts of ICC-ES and QAI, manufacturers will have a single source for product testing and evaluation," said QAI CEO Steven Harris. "This will allow manufacturers to bring their products to market more quickly and efficiently."

     For more information, contact ICC-ES at 1-800-423-6587 ext. 3877 or QAI at 1-888-540-4024 ext. 515.

About ICC-ES
A nonprofit, limited liability company, ICC-ES is the United States' leading evaluation service for innovative building materials, components and systems. ICC-ES Evaluation Reports (ESRs), Building Product Listings and PMG Listings provide evidence that products and systems meet requirements of codes and technical standards. The ICC-ES Environmental Programs issue VAR environmental reports that verify a product meets specific sustainability targets defined by today's codes, standards, green rating systems and ICC-ES environmental criteria. The Environmental Programs now offer Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) to meet global market demand for science-based, transparent, quality-assured information about a product's environmental performance. ICC-ES is a subsidiary of the International Code Council. For more information, please visit www.icc-es.org.

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