Australasian Certification for Reinforcing Steel (ACRS)
ACRS is an independent, third-party product certification which audits our SEISMIC® Grade 300E and 500E products against the New Zealand Reinforcing Standard AS/NZS 4671.
International Accreditation New Zealand (IANZ)
Our Mechanical Testing Laboratory has an IANZ Certificate of Accreditation.
IANZ Certificates of Accreditation do not include an expiry date. On-going compliance with the accreditation criteria is confirmed by IANZ though regular assessments.
As part of our ongoing commitment to the environment, we have worked closely with the New Zealand Green Building Council for a number of years to ensure our products are eligible to earn Green Star points.
Environmental Choice New Zealand (ECNZ) - Eco-label
Our products have Environmental Choice EC41-15 certification.
New Zealand Sustainable Steel Council - Gold Certification
We are Gold Certified members of the New Zealand Sustainable Steel Council (SSC). SSC Chartered membership is obtained through an audit process based on set criteria aligned with the SSC Charter. This Charter reflects Treasury’s Living Standards Framework and relevant Sustainable Development Goals. SSC Chartered Membership is also recognised as a criterion in the New Zealand Green Building Council’s Green Star (NZGBC) rating scheme under Credit 20.
ISO 14001 Environmental Management Systems Certification
Our environmental management systems has been assessed by Telarc and found to operate in accordance with AS/NZS ISO 14001:2015
New Zealand Made
As New Zealand's only manufacturer of reinforcing bar, coil, and galvanized wire we are a proud member of the New Zealand Made group.
Worldsteel Association Climate Action Member (WSCA)
We roll all our reinforcing bar, rod, coil and wire products using iron sand steel billets produced at the New Zealand Steel's mill in Glenbrook, Auckland. Previously in the manufacture of recycled steel products we held our own WSCA membership however, we now utilise New Zealand Steel's WSCA membership for all of our manufactured products.
Membership of the WSCA program contributes to our status as a responsible steel maker - which is part of the Green Star pre-requisite for material credits.