Bureau Veritas and the British Board of Agrément partner up to provide the construction products industry with dual marking
Nov. 2 2023
Bureau Veritas and the British Board of Agrément (BBA), a UK certification body for construction products, join forces to deliver dual CE and UKCA marking to manufacturers of construction products according to EU and UKCA Construction Products Regulations.
Bureau Veritas is a notified body for the EU’s Construction Products Regulation (No. 305-2011) in 11 countries: Italy, Spain, Portugal, Slovenia, Turkey, Latvia, Greece, the Netherlands, Finland, Austria, and Denmark. BBA is designated as an approved body by the UK Government for construction products regulation in the UK. Thanks to their partnership, manufacturers of construction products will be able to benefit from dual CE and UKCA markings.
Karine Kutrowski, Industrial Product Certification Vice President at Bureau Veritas, commented:
“We’re pleased to collaborate with the British Board of Agrément (BBA) to provide services for certification and surveillance of Factory Production Control (FPC) for the manufacture of construction products. This partnership will offer our clients more support in achieving dual regulatory compliance and access to both the EU and UK markets.”
Jason Harries, New Product Development Lead, British Board of Agrément, commented:
“At the BBA we are committed to removing complexity for our clients; such as the changes post-Brexit and the transition to UKCA Marking. We believe in helping our clients get the results they need, as quickly as possible. This collaboration with Bureau Veritas means that we can support our clients who have manufacturing facilities in some European countries. Through working together, we help our clients save time and costs that often accrue as a result of additional inspection. With the added benefit of reducing our carbon footprints through avoiding unnecessary travel.”