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Accreditations

Forticrete is committed to the creation of the highest quality products. To this end it manufactures to a number of National and International Standards.

  • BS EN 9001:2000 - every manufacturing facility is registered to the international standard for quality based on third-party assessment.
  • Kitemarking - many of our products fly the prestigious BS Kitemark.
  • ISO 14001 - Environmental Management Systems - all of our manufacturing facilities are certifed to this standard.
  • BES 6001 - Responsible Sourcing - The company has also gained the rating of "very good" for BES 6001 across its Masonry, Roofing and Walling product factories demonstrating responsible sourcing, and also holds the rating of "good" for its Cast Stone manufacturing facilities.

Forticrete is also accredited to:

  • Achilles - Building Confidence

John Lambert, Director and General Manager at Forticrete commented:-

"The Government is increasing its focus on sustainable development. Many construction companies now recognise the need to prove that building products have a sustainable footprint. 'Green' claims are easy to make, but much harder to substantiate."

"Forticrete has a strong commitment to the environment and sustainable building. The company has already been awarded the ISO 14001 environment management standard. I am very pleased to announce that we have now been awarded the BES 6001 standard. This covers our entire product range. The standard has been achieved by all our manufacturing sites. This is a truly fantastic achievement."

"The Code for Sustainable Homes also recognises the BES 6001 standard. This gives developers using certified products additional credits. This accreditation will give our customers peace of mind. Irrespective of which product or site they utilise, reaching their sustainability targets will be a much easier process."

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