The NCMA Certified MSV Product symbol will serve as a trusted indicator of the highest quality manufactured stone veneer in the industry.

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SUGARCREEK, Ohio, September 10, 2019 ­ ProVia is among the first manufacturers to receive certification for its manufactured stone veneer under a new 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 vital role in pioneering the development of standards for this new 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 the highest 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 recently finalized. Because of this, no changes were needed to comply with the standards.

Learn more about ProVia’s manufactured stone products at www.provia.com/stone.

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About ProVia®
ProVia is a leading manufacturer of professional-class entry doors, storm doors, patio doors, windows, vinyl siding, manufactured stone and metal roofing. The professional-class designation reflects the company’s high level of quality, service and customization – in fact, remodelers ranked ProVia’s windows #1 in the market for quality. Professionals also appreciate ProVia’s unique ability to customize many products as needed. Equally important is the personalized treatment they receive after an order is placed or the product is installed. While many of ProVia’s manufacturing processes are state-of-the-art, human craftsmanship is also involved, to ensure product quality and high-end aesthetics. ProVia’s mission is “to serve, by caring for details in ways others won’t.” Each employee continually strives to put these words into action by providing unmatched quality and service, every day. ProVia.com

About NCMA
Founded in 1918, the National Concrete Masonry Association (NCMA) unites, supports, and represents the producers and suppliers of concrete masonry systems – including concrete masonry, manufactured stone veneer, segmental retaining walls, and other hardscape systems. From small family-owned businesses to large corporations, their membership reflects the full spectrum of companies that provide the foundation for resilient building construction. Visit https://ncma.org.