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CARES is an independent, not-for-profit certification body, established in 1983 to provide confidence to the users, purchasers and specifiers of constructional steels through a regime of regulation, testing and inspection. It operates for the benefit of the construction industry offering certification schemes for companies that produce materials, components or offer services, primarily to the reinforced concrete industry.

Clients can specify CARES approved companies and products with confidence that they will comply with the relevant product or system standards and without the need for verification testing by the purchaser or contractor.

What encouraged you to become a member of ASBP?

CARES is the leading international steel assurance body delivering confidence, through audit and certification, in a range of safety critical reinforcing materials produced in 50 countries globally.

Wholly independent and not for profit, CARES sets the pace in steel assurance through a range of services, including CARES’ groundbreaking reinforcing steel sustainability certification scheme.

The SCS scheme sets robust performance standards capturing product provenance, carbon footprinting and GVA metrics. Digital transparency is transforming complex supply chains; our digital ecosystem, built on the CARES App, establishes a global benchmark. Clients trust CARES assurance knowing they are choosing 40 years’ unrivalled sector knowledge.

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