USA SHADE & Fabric Structures is an IAS Accredited Fabricator per Structural Steel (AC172). IAS provides accreditation for Structural Steel (AC172) based on requirements in Chapter 17 of the International Building Code®. Getting accredited involves an assessment of the fabricators management system and verification that the on-site inspections have met the requirements of industry standards and IAS accreditation criteria. Maintaining accreditation requires periodic assessments as required by the building code.
IAS Accreditation for Fabricators provides the following: