Prysmian became the first company which received CPR certificate in Turkish cable sector
Prysmian Group Turkey has added a new one to the firsts in the sector by receiving CPR certificate that certifies its conformity with the Construction Products Regulation.
Prysmian Group Turkey, which is the Turkey’s operation of Prysmian Group the worldwide leader of energy and telecommunication cables, received CPR certificate that certifies the conformity of cables used in buildings with the Construction Products Regulation. With this certificate, Prysmian Group Turkey has certified the conformity of its cables with “EN 50575” standard regulating the practices for power, control and communication cables and “Construction Products Regulation” (CPR - Construction Products Regulation (EU) No: 305/2011) published by the Ministry of Environment and Urban Planning in 2011 after many years of studies in our country.
The CPR certificate, which specifies the rules of attachment of CE sign to the materials and performance declarations related to basic characteristics of the materials used in the buildings and registers the fire response performances of cables, certifies its conformity with the Construction Products Regulation. Meanwhile, the EN 50575 standard, which regulates the practices of CPR in cable sector, specifies the requirements of fire response performance of power, control and communication cables used in any building, including buildings and infrastructures, the tests related to these requirements, and the criteria related to conformity assessments. (All up-to-date information on CPR and cable sector can be reached from www.prysmiangroup.com.tr/cpr. )
“A milestone to raise the level of quality and security in the cable market”
Prysmian Group Turkey Marketing and Business Development Manager Tamer Yavuztürk, who states that the life and property safety in the buildings is one-to-one associated with the performance of the materials used during a fire, also remarked that the selection of cables plays a critical and important role for constructing secure living areas because of being one of the materials used in much quantities in today’s constructions. Yavuztürk emphasized that CPR - Construction Products Regulation is a milestone to raise the level of quality and security in the European cable market, and the beginning of implementation of EN 50575 standard which will become obligatory on July 1, 2017 also in our country, together will all European Countries. Yavuztürk, who states that they feel proud of being the first company that received this certificate in the cable sector, also said that “Construction Products Regulation brings a serious responsibility from the cable producers to the end-user in the supply chain. We have been in great effort for many years to facilitate the transition in CE labeling process and new performance declaration in Turkish cable sector thanks to our laboratory in Mudanya accredited for CPR tests and our strong technical expertise. We are continuing to create difference with Mudanya Production Academy where Prysmian Group world engineers are trained and the first and only cable R&D Center approved by the Ministry of Science Industry and Technology, our laboratories accredited by TÜRKAK, with the investments made in recent times. We demonstrate one more time our leadership in the sector by blazing a trail also about CPR which is one of the important phases in our high-quality and safe product journey that we have laid stress on our attempt “Attention! Every Cable is Not Same” conducted since 2012 and we’re carrying on to inform our all stakeholders. We feel proud of being the first company which received this certificate by dint of our expertise in the Construction Materials Regulation.