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Superior Quality Assurance. Plants earning the CPCQA Certification have met the highest level of quality across all aspects of production, providing owners, architects, engineers, and contractors with a simple way to determine which producers have the best workmanship in North America. Partnerships with CPCQA-certified plants provide assurances of quality, superior construction times, and reduced project costs across all areas of concrete and precast production.

The Canadian Precast Concrete Quality Assurance (CPCQA) Certification.

This new certification entity combines the strengths of two former programs into one single program with the widest range of precast products certified in North America. The new program offers continuous quality assurance improvement through excellence in auditing, governed and accredited by an independent Quality Assurance Council with membership from precasters, consultants, municipalities and cities, and MOTs, from across Canada. Producers’ certifications may include specifications:.

CSA A23.4 - Precast concrete - Materials and construction, PCI MNL 116 - Manual for Quality Control for Plants and Production of Precast and Prestressed Concrete Products.
CSA A23.1/A23.2- Concrete materials and methods of concrete construction / Test methods and standard practices for concrete.
PCI MNL 117 - Manual for Quality Control for Plants and Productions of Architectural Precast Concrete Products.
PCI MNL 135 – Tolerance Manual for Precast and Prestressed Concrete Construction.
Concrete Pipe CSA A257, CSA C14, CSA C507,ASTM C76, AWWA C302; Manholes CSA A257, ASTM C478,
OPSS 1351; Box Sections CSA A23.4, OPSS 1821, ASTM C1433, Headwalls OPSD 804.030.

Want to specify CPCQA? Download the guide specification:

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To see the current list of certified plants under the CPCQA program, you can visit the CPCQA website using this link. Click Here

Contact the Canadian Concrete Pipe & Precast Association to Learn More