03 June 2014

Hepworth Clay Awarded DIN Plus Certification

Hepworth Clay, the UK’s leading manufacturer of clay drainage systems, is proud to announce that its products have achieved DIN Plus Certification from DIN CERTCO.

DIN CERTCO is the certification organisation of TÜV Rheinland Group and DIN, the German Institute for Standardization, and is highly regarded internationally for its independence, neutrality and competence having more than 40 years experience.

This certification awarded to Hepworth Clay means that the quality of the company’s vitrified clay pipes, fittings and couplings, which are manufactured at its Hazlehead, Forest Works and Doncaster sites, surpass the standards set by DIN Plus.  

In order to gain DIN Plus Certification, the company’s products had to meet the enhanced test criteria and assessment set by the independent experts being over and above the requirements of EN 295-1 Vitrified clay pipe systems for drains and sewers.

Paul Wydell commented: “The DIN Plus Certification provides evidence of the superior quality of the Hepworth Clay drainage range and sets us apart both in the UK and in the highly competitive global marketplace. This certification mark which is proudly displayed on our pipes demonstrates the quality, efficiency and reliability of our systems justifying specifier and installer confidence to utilise the product for many applications.”

Having been in the business for 150 years, Hepworth Clay has a built a reputation for perfect vitrified clay pipes, fittings and proven joints from which guarantees a consistent high quality and standards compliance.  The DIN Plus Certification is in addition to other leading quality certification schemes and industry standards including European and British Standards plus international certification bodies such as MPA, Benor and CSTB among others.

For drainage solutions that are as impressive in the ground as they are on paper, market leader Hepworth Clay offers a complete range of clay drainage systems, no matter what the application.  

For more information call 0844 856 5152.