ProVia has received certification for its manufactured stone veneer under a program that evaluates compliance with quality requirements and provides a NCMA (National Concrete Masonry Association) Certified MSV Product designation. ProVia has been a member of the NCMA since its inception (formerly known as the Masonry Veneer Manufacturers Association) and played a role in pioneering the development of standards for this certification process.
A Trusted Indicator of Quality
Remodelers, builders and homeowners alike will recognize the NCMA Certified MSV Product symbol as a trusted indicator of quality manufactured stone veneer products in the industry. The certification process is exhaustive and is awarded based on demonstrating compliance with Product Requirements, Production Plant Quality Control, Personnel Requirements, among other relevant factors.
Product Requirements Independently Tested
Product Requirements span an array of properties as tested by a third-party testing laboratory, including:
- Compressive Strength
- Freeze-Thaw Durability
- Drying Shrinkage
- Shear Bond
- Overall Dimensions
- Saturated Unit Weight
ProVia’s manufactured stone formulations and production processes already represented the state-of-the-art for the industry when this certification process was finalized. Because of this, no changes were needed to comply with the standards. Learn more about its manufactured stone products here.