PCI's certification programs support the entire powder coating marketplace and improve the quality of powder coating finishes available. Whether your interest is to apply coatings on steel, aluminum, heat sensitive substrates or a functional application, the PCI Certification program is for you.
PCI 3000 Certification, developed for custom coaters, and PCI 4000 Certification, developed for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), is an extensive audit program that evaluates business practices, process elements, equipment, capabilities, employee competencies and quality control capabilities of a coater to ensure they are capable of producing a high quality powder coated product with a high degree of customer satisfaction. There are ten elements in all.
The certified coater will benefit in the following ways. They will
- Utilize the expertise of the PCI certification process to evaluate and create a methodology to continually improve and enhance their powder coating business.
- Utilize the PCI certified logo and benefit from the high standards this brings to elevate the image of the certified company.
- Differentiate themselves from all other coaters, gaining access to business opportunities requiring PCI certified applicators.
- Be highlighted on the PCI website and in Powder Coated Tough issues.
Download details of the PCI 3000 audit process - for Custom Coaters
Download details of the PCI 4000 audit process - for OEMs
Download certification process agreement document
PCI 3000 Certified Companies (Custom Coaters)
PCI 4000 Certified Companies (OEMs)
Members: $1,750 + Auditor's travel expenses
Non-Members: $2,650 + Auditor's travel expenses
Click here to download a printable flyer about the PCI Certification.