VMA Certification Program

The Vinyl Manufacturers Association (VMA) has implemented a certification program for Tier 1 members and a licensee agreement for Tier 3a members. Review a step-by-step checklist of the process for both tiers below.

Tier 1 — Vinyl Extruders and Extruder-Fabricators

Tier 1 applicants must complete the certification program within nine (9) months of the date their application is approved.
The VMA staff will provide the following certification information to Tier 1 applicants:

  • Certification Contract
  • VMA Guidelines for Program
  • List of VMA approved third-party inspection auditors
  • Facility Audit Checklist
  • Logo use and style guide

Tier 3a — Vinyl Fabricator, Distributor, Dealer and Installer Licensees

Tier 3a applicants must complete an audit within ninety (90) days of the date their application was approved or the applicant will be transitioned to a Tier 3b status. The VMA staff will provide the following licensee information to Tier 3a applicants:

  • Licensee Contract
  • Explanation of Audit Process
  • Facility Audit Checklist

Program & Certification Contacts

Please direct your specific questions to the appropriate department chair below.

Technical
Scott Forbes, Chair
Eastern Wholesale Fence
Phone: (631) 698-0900
scottf@easternfence.com

Membership
Don Hardekopf, Chair
Homeland Vinyl Products
Phone: (205) 854-4330
dhardekopf@homelandvinyl.com

VMA
Mike Jackson, Chair
Waymark Products, LLC
Phone: (402) 489-0129
mjackson@waymarkproducts.com