Monitoring and Certification Body

Area of application

The Fraunhofer-Research Institution for Large Structures in Production Engineering was recognised by the German Institute for Civil Engineering (DIBt) as monitoring and certification body MVO08 in 2014.

The recognition covers construction products (joining elements) with national technical approvals in approval areas Z-14.1-… and Z-14.4-… in accordance with the national state building regulations (LBO).

Tasks of the monitoring body

  • Inspection and evaluation of the manufacturing plants and their in-house production control system regarding the staffing and technical prerequisites for proper production.
  • Regular routine inspection and evaluation of the manufacturing plants and their in-house production control system
  • Random checking of samples taken from the manufacturing plant, the market or, in special cases, from a construction site
  • Production of outside monitoring reports and passing them on to the relevant certification body
  • Taking suitable measures if the construction product does not satisfy the requirements of the general construction approval

Tasks of the certification body

  • Evaluation of supervisory reports
  • Decision on granting and renewing of compliance certificates