Chinese Authorised National Body for Company Certification (CANBCC) founded by Chinese Welding Training and Qualification Committee (CANB)，is an unique organisation conducting IIW Manufacturer Certification Scheme in China. Prof. Lin Shangyang, member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE), chaired the governing board; Prof. Xie Yinglong and Mr. Zhou Junnian were elected as vice chairmen. The CANBCC secretariat was set up in WTI Sino-Germany International, Beijing, Prof. Xie Yinglong took the responsibility of scheme manager, and Professor Piao Dongguang and Mr. Yu Zhenping were appointed as deputy scheme managers.
CANBCC formally applied to IIW in May 2010, fulfilled the documents assessment on 15 June 2010, successfully passed the initial assessment on 12 & 13 November 2010, and got the full authorization at Paris meeting on January 2011. CANBCC has assessed 11 companies prior to full authorization.
To fulfill the extensive market demands in China, WTI Harbin and SLV Duisburg, Germany have started cooperation on company certification since 1999.Up to end of 2010, more than 200 companies were certified according to ISO 3834, EN15085 and EN 1090 etc.
According to statistics, there are nearly 10000 welding manufacturers in China, including a large number of foreign companies and international suppliers which may have the demands for company certification. To meet such demands of Chinese welding manufacturers which seek more internationalized development, CANBCC will actively provide company certification services and promote IIW Manufacturer Certification Scheme in China.