Weber's interest in the raising of standards throughout the industry is supported in the applicator field by its membership of relevant Trade Associations.
Weber is a member of the following Trade Associations
FPDC - Federation of Plastering & Drywall Contractors
The FPDC is the specialist trade association representing the UK's commercial plastering, fibrous, dryline and screeding contractors. The primary objective of the Federation is to promote best practice; assisting members with gaining a competitive advantage by delivering valuable commercial benefits. The Federation has been the 'voice of the plastering and drylining industry' for over 50 years communicating with manufacturers, suppliers, specifiers and Government.
INCA - Insulated Render & Cladding Association
INCA represents system designers, specialist installers and key component suppliers to the industry. All system designers offer BBA or Wimlas tested systems, proven in UK climatic conditions. Vetted installers have at least two years' experience in applying insulated render and cladding systems (except Provisional and Small Works members). INCA represents its members' interest by providing information and impartial advice on proven insulated render and cladding systems.
The Concrete Society
Formed in 1966 the Concrete Society's advisory, technical development, professional/business networking, CPD and information services provide the construction industry with a major focal point for information and a pro-active forum for debate and action. The Society plays a vital role in encouraging the use and development of concrete as a versatile and competitive material.
SCA - Sprayed Concrete Association
The SCA aims to promote and develop the practice of sprayed concrete, to produce and maintain specification and codes of practice and to educatek and train in the use and techniques of sprayed concrete.
CPA - Corrosion Prevention Association
The Association's principal objectives are to promote the corrosion prevention of reinforced concrete where it is the correct technical and commercial solution and to maintain the highest professional standards of conduct and quality in all aspects of corrosion prevention of reinforced concrete.
Link-up is the UK rail industry supplier registration and qualification scheme. Link-up provides a single common qualification process for suppliers that is shared by Network Rail and over 80 other rail organisations. Link-up is used extensively by procurement, engineering, safety and quality professionals, enabling rail organisations to comply with the requirements of European Procurement Legislation and Railway Group Standard GM/RT 2450. The Link-up qualification is recognised throughout the rail industry
NBS Plus is a library of building product manufacturer details linked to clause guidnce in the National Building Specification (NBS) software. NBS is a part of RIBA enterprises, which originated from the Royal Institute of British Architects, and is a single source for the technical information needs of those in the UK construction industry. The use of NBS Plus has grown with over 18,000 specifiers subscribing to the service from all parts of the industry.
TTA - The Tile Association
The Tile Association encourages high technical standards in manufacturing, supply and fixing, to encourage high standards of training, trading and promotion and to encourage the right of the ultimate customer or purchaser to have work well done with materials at a fair price. TTA members are ready, willing and able to use their experience and knowledge to help all professionals within the building industry.
CRA - Concrete Repair Association
Established in 1989 to set high standards of workmanship and technical competence in the industry, the CRA is committed to promoting and developing the practice of concrete repair;advancing education and technical training in the concrete repair industry;representing its members in matters of common interest and improving liaison with professional bodies, authorities and specifiers.