NTA Newsletter Q1 2016

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Spring has arrived!

We are finally having some warmer weather – a welcome change from what seemed to be a long, cold winter. Grab a cup of coffee and take a “Spring Break” with the NTA eNews and read all the latest!

NTA now SCC Accredited!

NTA, Inc. has announced its accreditation by the Standards Council of Canada (SCC) for its product, process and service certification body accreditation program. This accreditation will allow NTA to issue their Certification Mark for facilities and products which are in compliance with CAN/CSA-A277, CAN/CSA-Z240 MH Series, CAN/CSA-Z240 RV Series, and CAN/CSA-Z241 Series.

The SCC Requirements and Guidance – Product, Process and Service Certification Body Accreditation Program roughly corresponds to ISO/IEC 17065, which NTA has held since 2009. When combined, the two accreditations mean that NTA can provide certifications for products headed anywhere from the Rio Grande to Ellesmere Island!

Mark your calendars!

The annual NTA Training Seminars and Golf Outing are just around the corner! Be sure to mark your calendars for August 3-5, 2016. Be sure to watch your inbox for more upcoming information!

RV Re-definition helps separate RV’s from Manufactured Homes

Recreational Vehicles can fall into several categories, each with various requirements. A new rule has been proposed that would change the exemption that exists for non-self-propelled recreational vehicles. This revised exemption is based on the re-definition of a recreational vehicle.

Avoid delays in your window and door product distribution!

When people think of building requirements, they tend to think of things like electrical, plumbing or load bearing walls. But, as a window/door manufacturer, you know that windows and door are also subject to requirments.

Ajax Engineered Fasteners now Certified!

NTA, Inc. is pleased to announce Ajax Engineered Fasteners has achieved certification for their Oneside Fasteners (Certification Report AJAX040413-54). These fasteners consist of four components; bolt, split washer, solid washer and the nut, and are intended for use where you cannot get to both sides of the fastener to tighten it.

NTA helps students raise over $35,000!

February 21 and 22, the Northwood Scholarship Foundation Phone-A-Thon took place at the corporate headquarters of NTA, Inc. This years’ event was a huge success! The first shift of callers on Tuesday night raised an unprecedented amount of $11,080 in pledges!

Have a career, don’t just ‘work’!

NTA has career options available across the nation. From our Test Lab in Nappanee, IN., to our regional inspectors, we are looking for dedicated individuals to become members of the NTA family.

NTA offers an environment of respect and trust that is shown in how we invest in our people and encourage their individual development. Check out our careerspage for more information!


“We are very pleased to have completed Product Certification for Epitome Foundation Walls. NTA, Inc. was extremely thorough and did an outstanding job of guiding us through the process.” — Glenn Schiffman, Manager, Composite Panel Systems, LLC.

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