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CMA Certification Services

CMA Certification Services (Pty) Ltd is a Product Certification company that provides a platform to the precast concrete manufacturing industry for certification of precast concrete products to comply to the National, and private standards as specified. CMA Certification Services is a SANAS Accredited certification Body (C75).  The certification of precast concrete product to comply to the South African national Standard, enable our clients to compete in the Precast Concrete market whilst providing peace of mind to their clients in the use of their certified products.

The CMA Certification Services (PTY) Ltd was registered on 10 March 2016 with registration number 2016/103170/07 with the intention to be an independent SANAS Accredited facility and fully impartial to the Concrete Manufacturers Association NPC.

The CMA Certification Services’ prime focus is on ensuring that precast concrete products are manufactured under strict controls and utilized correctly. The CMA Mark serves as proof of a quality product and regular assessment of mark holder’s processes to ensure compliance with standards. The CMA Certification Services will do investigations should a problem related to a product which has been certified by the CMA Certification Services arise, and take the necessary actions to rectify such matters.


The difference between Certification and Accreditation


The action or process of providing someone or something with an official document attesting to a status or level of achievement.

In the case of a precast producer obtaining certification this means:

• They implement a system to monitor the achievement of the spec or standard

• They evaluate this constantly

• They maintain records

• They “guarantee” product consistency and quality.


The action or process of officially recognising someone as having a particular status or being qualified to perform a particular activity.

An institution, accredited to do so, will issue product certification. This is to verify that the certification which was issued is:

• Legal

• Recognised

• Competent and -

•  According to accreditation standards (ISO/IEC 17065:2012)


CMA Certification Benefits

Using CMA certification service opens the door to consumer confidence and so much more.  Product Certification is done in capacity as "Accredited Certification Body (C75)" of South African National Accreditation Systems (SANAS), in terms section 22 of the Accreditation for Conformity Assessment, Calibration and Good Laboratory Practice Act, 2006.

Consider the following list of benefits:

• Establishes producer confidence in supplying approved quality product and generates end user confidence in product and project quality.• The mark ends guesswork and provides viable proof of the quality of products.• Product Certification is done by the industry for the industry ensuring affordable certification fees.• Satisfactory audit processes according to industry needs and expectations is used.• Competent auditors with relevant industry knowledge ensure timeous and correct auditing and testing.• The ability to test products correctly according to specification streamlines the process and improves effectiveness.• Regular product manufacturing audits are done to ensure continuous compliance with quality.• Driven by the Concrete Manufacturers Association.• We are promoting the use of quality approved precast products.• Product Certification is SANS specification focused.  " • Certificate of Approval" issued according to specific SANS specifications and bearing SANAS logo as proof of accreditation.• Authorised “Mark of Approval” can be used on stationary and approved precast product.

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CMA Certification Services Benefit List


CMA Certification Process

The Scematic below illustrates the simple yet effective procedure followed during product certification.


CMA certification services Operational area

CMA Certification Services has precast concrete producer clients across South Africa producing various certified precast concrete products.

CMA Certification Services operates in the following areas:

CMA Certification Services operates across South Africa, in:

CMA CS Operations Map

CMA NPC & CMACS Partnerships

South African National Accreditation System
Concrete Manufacturers Association