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In our effort to provide quality and safe play products for children, our products meet or exceed the standards set forth by the below organizations. Additionally, we follow our own strict in-house standards and guidelines.
ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 ISO industry certification processes are issued by International Organization for Standardization. ISO 9001 is used to measure manufacturing standards and to certify company compliance with quality management systems covering design, development, production, installation, inspection, and testing. ISO 4001, also known as the “Green Certification,” specifies the requirements of an organization having an environmental management system (EMS). SRP’s steel playground line is manufactured in an ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certified facility. PCI 4000 Certification by the Powder Coating Institute recognizes competency and processes in place to consistently produce high- quality powder coated products. PCI certification is the result of an extensive and rigorous audit process and SRP’s steel playground manufacturing facility has this certification. In-House Standards At Superior, we only use quality playground materials. Our playgrounds are proudly made in the USA and are built to last. To ensure the safest play for your children, we offer: • Quality control inspection on all parts and shipments • All products must pass inspection in our IPEMA Certified In-House Testing Facility • In-house production of most products • All products meet or exceed CPSC, ASTM, and ADA Safety Guidelines • On-staff CPSI certified employees • Local field factory trained installation technicians • Direct connect component attachment system • Products constructed from Allied's heavy-wall galvanized steel tubing, which is protected by Allied’s patented Flo- Coat © process that uses triple-coat corrosion protection (zinc, conversion coating, and clear topcoat) to provide a smooth, shiny appearance that is unmatched in strength and durability
International Play Equipment Manufacturers Association™ In the interest of playground safety, the International Play Equipment Manufacturers Association (IPEMA™) provides a third- party certification service whereby a designated independent laboratory, TÜV SÜD America Inc., (TÜV), validates an equipment manufacturer’s certification of conformance to the standards below. • ASTM F1487-11, excluding sections 7.1.1, 10 and 12.6.1: Standard Consumer Safety Performance Specification for Playground Equipment for Public Use • CAN/CSA-Z614-14, excluding clauses 9.8, 10, and 11: Children’s Playspaces and Equipment A list of current validated products may be viewed on their website at www.ipema.org. SRP is a member of this organization.
For Government Entities
BuyBoard is an online purchasing cooperative that gives its members best pricing on products, equipment, and services that they use every day. Members save time and resources because the competitive procurement process has already been completed. BuyBoard’s nationwide members include those in public schools, municipalities, county government, and all types of local government agencies and non-profits.
The NASPO ValuePoint Cooperative Purchasing Organization is available to all public agencies, institutes of higher education, political subdivisions, and, in some cases, non-profit organizations in states who have obtained a NASPO ValuePoint Participating Addendum. Currently, we have partnered with the following states under NASPO ValuePoint Master Agreement No.: 6482. • Kansas • Montana • New Mexico • New York • North Dakota • Oregon • Oklahoma • South Carolina • South Dakota • Utah • Washington • And More!
American Society for Testing and Materials The American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) is an independent and world renowned developer of
HGACBuy is a cooperative purchasing network available to local governments, state agencies, and certain non-profit corporations nationwide. All products offered by HGACBuy have been awarded through a public competitive process. To become a member of HGACBuy and to view products like ours, visit hgacbuy.org.
technical standards utilized in testing a multitude of products. ASTM developed F1487 Standard Consumer Safety Performance Specifications for Playground Equipment for Public Use. The current standard is F1487-11, published in 2011.
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) presents safety guidelines through the publication of
their Public Playground Safety Handbook. This handbook promotes greater safety awareness among those who purchase, install, and maintain public playground equipment. The handbook can be viewed on the CPSC’s website, cpsc.gov. United States Access Board The U.S. Access Board is a federal agency that promotes equality for people with disabilities. They’ve developed guidelines and standards for built environments, such as playgrounds.
Marlin Capital Solutions is a direct lender providing financing to small and mid-size businesses so they can acquire new equipment and technology while preserving capital. Their customers include equipment dealers, manufacturers, distributors, and small business establishments.
GSA Advantage!® is an online cooperative purchasing program that provides access to thousands of products and services. State and local government entities can take advantage of this buying power to get you the best value and price.
For Everyone Our Certified Partners have extensive knowledge and training in all Superior products. Find your closest representative by visiting srpplayground.com and clicking “Contact a Rep.”
We Use Quality Playground Materials Learn more about the materials we use in our playgrounds by visiting srpplayground.com/playground-materials.
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