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Message from Andrew Wheeler - Acting Executive Director, ACRS
As Acting Executive Director of ACRS I would like to introduce myself, and to update you on ACRS observations and insights on current markets. I am a structural engineer who has worked in v...
Board announcement on ACRS Executive Director
The board is saddened to announce that Philip Sanders, our Executive Director has resigned from ACRS for health reasons. He will leave with immediate effect. ...
ACRS and CARES launch new Australasian sustainable steel certification scheme
ACRS set to raise the bar with new sustainable steel certification scheme Scheme enables consumers, industry & government to confidently source high quality constructional steels produced under...
ACRS 2021 Certificates Are Online With Some Important Changes
Welcome to 2021! Whilst 2020 has been a year we would all like to move on from, the effects of the last year have created some perverse effects we all need to be aware of ...
Exploding the myths - How to avoid getting steel that is not ACRS certified
The construction industry is seeing a welcome increase of interest in product certification across a range of building materials and linked processes. ACRS 2-stage audit and verification process fo...
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ACRS in numbers
Why ACRS is necessary
Issues in steel supply chains
- Inadequate product traceability
- Misleading and false supporting documentation
- Excessive variation in materials properties
- Inappropriate product markings
- Inappropriate processing or fabrication
- Testing not to AS/NZS Standards
ACRS-approved products guarantee
- Consistency of quality (Manufactured to AS/NZS Standards)
- Assurance of compliance
- Easy to check, publicly searchable documented verification
- Frequent updates
- Conformance through the supply chain
What ACRS offers
The ACRS difference
For steel providers
- Validate your quality
- Earn a competitive advantage
- Be publicly listed as ACRS certified
- Get post-certification support
- Avoid buyer dissatisfaction or concern
For steel users
- Get the steel you specified
- Give your stakeholders confidence of safety
- Mitigate liability
- Ensure long-term durability
- Avoid delays and waste
Government infrastructure planners
Builders, contractors & developers
Steel importers, distributors and fabricators
Steel manufacturers, producers, and mills
ACRS member companies support and represent a balanced range of interests, including government, specifiers, builders, certifiers, and suppliers. ACRS members endorse ACRS certification though their organisations and practice.
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