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Brought to you by the Australian Stainless Steel Development Association (ASSDA), the ASSDA Accreditation Scheme is designed to establish a benchmark for stainless steel fabricators to become recognised providers (ASSDA Accredited Fabricators) of a standardised level of quality.

Asset owners, specifiers and fabricators gain from the following benefits of the Accreditation Scheme:

  • A reassurance that the job will be properly specified and trouble-free
  • Encourages a consistently high standard through industry self-regulation, and signals a commitment to quality and best practice stainless steel fabrication
  • Protects end-users from exposure to inexperienced fabricators entering the industry
  • Provides a list of industry-recognised and quality stainless steel specialists with competent tradespeople
  • Consistent and reliable advice on design and maintenance
  • Fabrication work performed to industry best practice standards

On top of the above, fabricators also benefit from:

  • Rights to display and promote the ASSDA Accredited logo (a certified trademark of IP Australia) as an industry best practice stainless steel fabricator on business stationery, website and email footers, company apparel, signage, etc.
  • A mark of distinction and immediate point of difference, a competitive advantage to non-accredited fabricators
  • Listing in ASSDA's Stainless Steel Specialists Register and Buyers' Guide
  • Access to ASSDA's services including he technical advisory service (not offered to non-fabricator members of ASSDA)
  • Discounted registrations for all ASSDA events and training, including the ISSF Stainless Steel Specialist Course
  • Opportunity to have your project work featured in Australia's only industry publication dedicated to stainless steel, Australian Stainless magazine
  • Encourages operators to identify strengths and weaknesses of their business, and facilitate continuous business improvements, education and skills training for employees
  • Encourages self-regulation and demonstrates industry leadership and initiative
  • Contributes to a more sustainable and competitive Australian stainless steel industry

For more information about ASSDA Accreditation, contact us on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (07) 3220 0722.

Why Join ASSDA?

ASSDA has a single purpose – to increase consumption of stainless steels in Australia. Make the connection. Be part of a world-class association and benefit from ASSDA’s commitment to industry market growth, access its technical support network, training and skills development, and various publications.