Your orders - always brilliantly executed
Corrosion protection is your daily business. As a specialist, your company has the know-how and skills to finalise your orders to the highest quality standards.
But how do you show potential new customers that you are the right partner?
The FROSIO certificate: The best proof of your quality and productivity in the field of corrosion protection, which will strengthen the confidence of your clients in your company.
Your FROSIO compass
You are not yet familiar with FROSIO and the GuiD-CP directive?
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We will answer your questions:
- What exactly is FROSIO-GuiD-CP?
- Which companies can be certified?
- What advantages does it bring to the company?
- Which areas are tested and certified?
Brilliant security in all areas
Corrosion protection work on:
- other products
- new buildings
- Restoration and repair work
- Inspection and testing activities Procedures
- Organic coatings
- Thermal spraying
- Hot dip galvanizing
- Duplex Coating Systems
- Mechanical Engineering
- Pressure equipment
- Automotive engineering
- Rail vehicles
Demand-oriented certification in 3 levels
Depending on the complexity of the corrosion protection work and the targeted protection duration of the corrosion protection, your company can be certified in 3 different levels.
You are subject to different strict requirements depending on the respective certification level.
Comprehensive quality requirements
- Protection duration over 25 years
- Different CP processes or a complete production are carried out in the company
Standard quality requirements
- Protection period from 7 to 15 years
- Different CP processes are executed in the company
Elementary quality requirements
- Protection period under 7 years
- Individual CP processes are carried out within the company
Your advantages at a glance
Process optimisation and process reliability
Design your processes around corrosion protection measures as efficiently as possible thanks to the requirements and objectives clearly specified by the FROSIO guideline.
Increase your productivity and product quality with the help of the guidelines developed by FROSIO, which systematically define and specify the process sequences for corrosion protection.
Unique selling point
FROSIO-GuiD-CP is currently the only certification system for companies active in corrosion protection and may only be issued by FROSIO approved audit bodies.
Your company will be included in the FROSIO online register for certified companies, which will be made available to the market in 2019 including targeted search and selection options. Temporarily your company will be made available to the public on the FROSIO website.
Proof of compliance with comprehensive quality requirements
Thanks to FROSIO's independent certification, you can provide inspection bodies and your clients with an objectively verifiable guarantee that corrosion protection work from your company is always carried out with high quality and care.
What you need to bring with you
To be certified, a company must have the following structures:
- Appropriate processes and equipment (including all production facilities and test equipment)
- Qualified personnel (including operator, process manager, inspector etc.)
- Documented management and corrosion protection processes when performing corrosion protection work
For the quality requirement FROSIO-CP-C:
- FROSIO Inspector Level III (Inspector)
For the quality requirements FROSIO-CP-E and FROSIO-CP-S:
- FROSIO Inspector Level II (Process manager)
FAQ about certification according to FROSIO-GuiD-CP
What is FROSIO?
FROSIO is an organisation founded in Norway in 1986 for quality assurance in corrosion protection and surface treatment with the highest international reputation. Their guideline FROSIO-GuiD-CP defines the quality requirements for companies that carry out corrosion protection. FROSIO-GuiD-CP is currently the only certifiable system for a corrosion protection company.
On what basis is FROSIO-GuiD-CP based?
FROSIO-GuiD-CP supplements the ISO standards 9001 and 12944, NORSOK M-501 and other comparable regulations on corrosion protection processes in workshops and on construction sites.
What sets FROSIO apart from other suppliers?
With FROSIO-GuiD-CP, FROSIO currently offers the only certifiable system for corrosion protection companies.
Is FROSIO-GuiD-CP certification mandatory?
At present, certification according to FROSIO-GuiD-CP is not required according to technical regulations. However, more and more companies are looking for a FROSIO certification of the executing company when awarding contracts.
How much does FROSIO-GuiD-CP certification cost?
Quotation prices are determined on a company-by-company basis due to the various operational requirements. Our experts will also be happy to advise your company and prepare a personal offer for you. Please contact us using the enquiry form.