Introducing Factory Production Control for CE marking

5 September 2012

Having a written Factory Production Control (FPC) system is a key requirement for CE marking. With CE marking affecting manufacturers of windows and external doors from July 2013, with internal doors and fire doors likely to follow.

A Factory Production Control (FPC) System is a formalised series of procedures that together ensure the consistency of quality and performance of products made in a workshop or factory.  This is of particular importance when, under the Construction Products Regulation (CPR), certain products are required to be backed up by a Declaration of Performance (DoP) made by the manufacturer. The FPC System is the method that the CPR describes as the way that products made available for sale on an on-going basis consistently perform to the levels stated in the manufacturer’s DoP.

Log in below to read more...

Login to view more content Not a member? Join now

The Woodworking CPD Programme

Our Continuing Professional Development (CPD) programme enables both individuals and companies develop skills, record success and recognise development needed for your business to excel.

Register for FREE

Already registered for CPD? Login here

The Woodworking CPD Programme