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Phillips Manufacturing Has Joined The CSSA

The Certified Steel Stud Association (CSSA) announced today that Phillips Manufacturing, headquartered in
Omaha, Nebraska, since 1955, has joined the CSSA and is certified under the CSSA Code Compliance Program for
Non Structural products.

ICC-ES Grants Approval for Compliance with Building Codes

The International Code Council Evaluation Service (ICC-ES) has granted the Certified Steel Stud Association approval for compliance with the 2009 and 2012 International Building Codes (IBC) and International Residential Codes (IRC) for its structural load-bearing steel framing products as indicated in its evaluation report number ESR-3016 effective immediately.

ICC-ES, CSSA Offer Product Certification Supplements for Steel Stud and Track Manufacturers

ICC Evaluation Service (ICC-ES) and the Certified Steel Stud Association (CSSA) have developed a steel stud code compliance certification program that provides code compliance certification through the use of evaluation report supplements and inspections to CSSA member companies.

The CSSA Adopts Code Compliance Program Developed with the ICC Evaluation Service

The Certified Steel Stud Association (CSSA) announced today that the Board of Directors voted to adopt and make effective immediately the recently completed CSSA Code Compliance Certification program. The CSSA worked closely with the ICC Evaluation Service (ICC-ES) to develop an industry leading code compliance program.

CSSA Goes to the Source For Code Compliance Certification

CSSA's simple approach to code compliance will benefit the metal framing industry because it goes to the source of the building code for answers on code compliance. CSSA's work with ICC-ES bypasses unnecessary sidebars in the approval chain. ICC-ES President Shahin Moinian says, "ICCES is pleased to be the certification agency of choice by CSSA. It is our belief that this cooperation is beneficial to the industry."

CSSA Introduction

A newly founded organization called the Certified Steel Stud Association (CSSA) takes a low-cost and simple approach to code compliance certification. CSSA is working with the ICC Evaluation Service (ICC-ES) to set up requirements by which its members can obtain product certification from ICC-ES.