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Company certification according to IIW MCS ISO 3834

The International Institute of Welding (IIW) appoints an Authorised National Body for Company Certification (ANBCC) under its Manufacturers Certification Scheme (MCS) for certifying companies employing fusion welding processes in manufacturing activities as per provisions of ISO 3834.

KazWeld has obtained accreditation as the Authorized National Body for Company Certification (ANBCC) from the International Institute of Welding through its International Authorisation Board (IAB) for the exclusive rights within Kazakhstan to operate its MCS for certification of companies for compliance to the requirements of ISO 3834 "Quality requirements for fusion welding of metallic materials".

Companies around Kazakhstan and the world are now adopting the International Institute of Welding (IIW) Manufacturer Certification Scheme According to ISO 3834 in order to become more competitive with welded products in the global market place.

The IIW MCS ISO 3834 calls upon IIW IAB 339 Rules for ANBCCs Operating the IIW Manufacturer Certification Scheme, which enables companies to implement a welding quality management system in conjunction with ISO 14731 Welding coordination - Tasks and responsibilities to achieve world's best practice.



Benefits for Certified Manufacturer

  • Clear, high profile, independent verification of compliance by the world’s leading authority on welding.
  • Confirmation of welding and manufacturing capability and staff competence.
  • Improved client confidence leading to a reduction in external audits.
  • Entry of the company’s details on well-publicized International website register.
  • Quality management and manufacturing capability assessments carried out by KazWeld recognized assessors.
  • Increased national and international potential.
  • Cost saving in production


Benefits for Clients of Certified Manufacturers

Clients should consider making ISO 3834 certification as a contractor requirements because it provides:

  • Expertly led, independent assessment of suppliers;
  • In-depth, authoritative evaluation of manufacturing capability;
  • Consistent assessment uniform presentation of information and data.




  • IIW MCS ISO 3834 Certified Companies easily improve the efficiency of their company’s welding management through compliance with ISO 3834 and ISO 14731, with a significant opportunity to reduce costs and waste, without decreasing the level of quality.
  • Practical feedback is given from IIW MCS ISO 3834 audits to assist the company in further improving its quality, productivity and cost savings.
  • Competitiveness is increased as clients are confident that IIW MCS ISO 3834 Certified Companies consistently deliver greater reliability and integrity of components.
  • Automatic recognition in 57 IIW member countries and many others using ISO 3834 and IS0 14731 gives enhanced global competitiveness.
  • Audits of companies are performed by trained IIW registered assessors who are internationally qualified and experienced.
  • The IIW MCS ISO 3834 scope of certification spells out the company’s welding processes, products manufactured, materials and the role of the Responsible Welding Coordinator.
  • IIW qualified and certified employees give greater confidence to company and client alike.
  • An up-to-date global website register ( with the relevant information of all companies certified under the IIW MCS ISO 3834, is made freely available to enquirers worldwide.
  • A register of KazWeld Certified Companies is also maintained by the KazWeld ( These registers provide an important promotional and credibility benefit to Certified Companies.



  1. The company completes and returns  the application documentation;
  2. Follow review of this documentation;
  3. An assessment process will be conducted;
  4. Successful applicants will be issued with an IIW certificate indicating the standard(s) against which certification has been achieved;
  5. Register of the company and details of its capability (product types, welding processes, base materials, etc) in KazWeld website;
  6. The certificate is subject to satisfactory annual surveillance and 5-year periodic re-assessment.


For more detailed information on company certification, please do not hesitate to contact Kazakhstan Welding Association KazWeld.