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ICC-ES News Release
For Immediate Release:
July 28, 2014
For more information, contact:
Melanie Edwards
Tel: 1-800-423-6587 x5688
Manufacturers Benefit from ICC-ES Expedited Service

    Several manufacturers have taken advantage of the ICC-ES Expedited Service for new and revised reports. Polycoat (ESR-2785), Geotech Enterprises (ESR-3623), Soil Retention Products, Inc. (ESR-3073), Structural Technologies (ESR-3606), Butech Building Technology (ESR-3343) and GAF Corporation (ESR-3571) with products ranging from underlayment systems and helical pile foundation systems to porcelain tile ventilated systems, retaining wall systems and insulated sheathing are among the expedited service customers.
    “We offer this service to allow manufacturers to bring their products to market quickly with the same focus on public safety and a rigorous review of each product that all ICC-ES evaluation reports receive,” said ICC-ES President, Shahin Moinian, P.E. 
    ICC-ES’ Expedited Service meets manufacturers market entry demands. Expedited Service reports are designated as priority projects and include the same thorough technical evaluation in a less time with one main point of contact.
    “In this very competitive market, it was important to us to have an ICC-ES evaluation report for our Verdura Retaining Wall System as quickly as possible,” said Darien Osborne, PE, Senior Project Engineer, Soil Retention Products, Inc. "The ICC-ES engineer we worked with was efficient, technically knowledgeable of our product and completed our new report within three months of applying for the expedited service. Having an ICC-ES evaluation report in such a short amount of time has allowed us to quickly market our product and acquire new customers.”  
For more information, contact ICC-ES at 800-423-6587 or es@icc-es.org.  

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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.