Certification of your Factory Production Control (FPC) system: EN1090

What is EN1090 Certification ?

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Market your products with CE marking, certifying compliance with the Construction Products Regulation, Construction Products Directive 305/20011.

EN1090 certification is a voluntary approach. It authorises you to market your products with a CE marking that certifies compliance with the construction products regulation.


Who should attend EN1090 Certification

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All manufacturers of metallic structures and steel or aluminium components



There is no frequency because it varies according to the classes of execution and changes after the follow-up audits.

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The standard takes account of the following themes:

  • quality,
  • review of the requirements, technical and subcontracting review,
  • process management, qualification of welding procedures,
  • welding coordination,
  • skills of the personnel, welder qualification,
  • inspection and/or verification of welding equipment.

According to the nature of the products manufactured and the materials used, the company will choose from the standards:

  • Steel EN1090-2,
  • Aluminium EN1090-3,
  • Execution class EXC1 to EXC4.

Steps and processes

Etapes et processus
  1. Certification request
  2. Planning
  3. Initial audit
  4. Decision making
  5. Certificate issued
  6. Annual follow-up audit


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