CERTIFICATIONQuality Control Manual for Certified Precast Plants
Since its introduction in 1987, the NPCA Quality Control Manual for Precast Concrete Plants (also known as the NPCA QC Manual) has been a reliable quality management tool for the precast concrete industry. Its use in day-to-day plant operations enables management and production personnel to understand the requirements for manufacturing quality precast concrete. The NPCA QC Manual’s practical information and adherence to accepted industry standards helps provide consistency to plant operations.
After reviewing statements from the open comment period ending Dec.31, 2023, the NPCA Quality Assurance/Quality Control Committee has finalized and released the 17th edition of the NPCA Quality Control Manual for Precast Concrete Plants, effective Feb. 1, 2024.
The NPCA Quality Control Manual for Precast Concrete Plant Certification does not claim or imply that it addresses safety-related issues associated with its use. Manufacture of concrete products may involve the use of hazardous materials, operations and equipment. It is the user’s responsibility to determine appropriate safety, health, and environmental practices and applicable regulatory requirements associated with the use of this manual and the manufacture of concrete products.
Use of the NPCA Quality Control Manual for Precast Concrete Plant Certification does not guarantee the proper function or performance of any product manufactured in accordance with the requirements contained in the manual. Routine conformance to the requirements of this plant certification manual should result in products of an acceptable quality according to current industry standards.
No part of this plant certification manual may be reproduced in any form without permission in writing from the NPCA, the association of the manufactured concrete products industry.
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