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Symmons Industries Selects ICC-ES PMG to Certify Code Compliance of New Lavatory Faucet and Showerheads

Symmons Industries Selects ICC-ES PMG to Certify Code Compliance of New Lavatory Faucet and Showerheads
Manufacturer confidence grows in ICC-ES PMG Listing Program

The ICC Evaluation Service Plumbing, Mechanical and Fuel Gas Listing Program (ICC-ES PMG) has issued PMG-1351 and PMG-1352 to Symmons Industries for its latest lavatory faucet and select hand-held showerheads and showers. Both reports show compliance with the requirements of the International Plumbing Code (IPC), International Residential Code (IRC), National Plumbing Code of Canada, Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC) and the EPA WaterSense® Specification for Showerheads.

“We are excited to be part of ICC-ES PMG and the list of respected manufacturers who understand the value of the ICC-ES PMG mark of conformity, providing greater acceptance of certified products in North America and Canada,” said Kirk Mellits, Vice President of Engineering.

Symmons Industries is a premier manufacturer of commercial and residential plumbing products. Family-owned and managed for 75 years, Symmons has set the standard for un-compromised quality in plumbing fittings.

“Symmons’ decision to certify their products with ICC-ES PMG and the trust they have given us demonstrates the quality customer service and timely issuance of reports that plumbing manufacturers demand to ensure their products are accepted by code officials and selected by specifiers.” said Dawn LaFleur-Qualley, Director of ICC-ES PMG. “We understand the time constraints put on manufacturers and speed-to-market is imperative.”

“The ICC-ES difference is a total commitment to the customer,” said International Code Council CEO Dominic Sims, CBO. “ICC-ES does a tremendous job of identifying the needs of its clients and acting quickly to serve them better.  New clients such as Symmons signals growing support and recognition from the  plumbing and mechanical industry that ICC-ES can effectively  provide major international manufacturers support for the goal of one standard, one test.”

The ICC-ES PMG Listing Program is quickly growing as the evaluation service of choice for product acceptance in the USA and Canada. The program offers manufacturers a fast and cost–effective way to evaluate products applicable to codes standards. For more information, contact an ICC-ES Connect+ Customer Care expert at 1-800-423-6587 ext.7643.

About ICC-ES 
A nonprofit, limited liability company, ICC-ES is the United States’ leading evaluation service for innovative building materials, components and systems. ICC-ES Evaluation Reports (ESRs), Building Product Listings and PMG Listings provide evidence that products and systems meet requirements of codes and technical standards. Reports from both listing programs are now accepted in Canada. The ICC-ES  Environmental Programs issue VAR environmental reports that verify a product meets specific sustainability targets defined by today’s codes, standards, green rating systems and ICC-ES environmental criteria. The Environmental Programs offer Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) and validation/verification of EPDs to meet global market demand for science-based, transparent, quality-assured information about a product’s environmental performance. ICC-ES is a member of the ICC Family of Companies. For more information, please visit www.icc-es.org.

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