Selected certifications of the HERING Group

This overview is just a rough sample of our certificates. Additional certificates are available on request from our quality manager Andreas Lindig.

EMAS – certified environmental management

European Union seal of approval for sustainable environmental management. In 1996, HERING was the first construction company in Europe to be EMAS-certified. Since then, an authorised, independent auditor has carried out regular assessments. Every two years, an environmental statement is published that documents improvements in environmental performance as well as environmental objectives.

AMS BAU – occupational safety management system

AMS BAU is an industry-specific, voluntary occupational safety management system for member companies of the trade association Bau. The concept picks up on the operational concerns of the construction industry, and takes into account the difficult boundary conditions, such as constantly changing workstations, weather conditions, etc. HERING fulfils the requirements of systematic and effective occupational safety (valid until 20.07.2020).

QM – Quality management

Quality Management Standard ISO 9001 is the most widely-used and significant standard in the field of quality management on both a national and international level. Certification forms the basis for the continuous improvement process. The certificate is proof of implemented quality management of the HERING company group, in accordance with DIN EN ISO 9001, and is subject to regular monitoring by GüteZert GmbH (valid until 11.04.2021).

Q1 supplier of DB AG

As part of the DB AG supplier management, HERING has been recognised as a Q1 supplier of system platforms and platform roofs. The quality capability test showed that HERING’s quality management system is effective, and meets the requirements of Deutsche Bahn.

DIN Certco certificate – barrier-free construction

Due to the demographic change, accessibility in public areas is becoming an increasingly important issue. All WC facilities installed by HERING bear DIN Certco certification, and are accessible in accordance with Standard DIN 18040. For many years, these provisions have been the basis for planning, as well as for constructional and structural implementation (valid until 31.01.2021).

Conformity certifications from Güteschutz Beton NRW e.V.

Güteschutz Beton NRW monitors and certifies prefabricated concrete elements. The certificates confirm that the results of the external monitoring conform to the general building approval. The certificates of compliance apply to modula® railway platform systems, and the thin-walled betoShell® concrete façades.

Specialised company according to German Water Resources Act

HERING is a specialised company, in accordance with Section 19 of the German Water Resources Act. This refers, in particular, to the manufacturing, assembly and installation of catch basins for facilities for the storage, filling, transfer, production, treatment and use of flammable liquids and water-polluting substances of water hazard classes 1-3.

TÜV certification WC seat cleaning system (SBR)

This TÜV certificate confirms that the WC seat cleaning system (SBR) was checked on a voluntary basis for compliance with the essential requirements, and may be labelled with the corresponding quality marks.


Pre-qualifications are aptitude tests which are carried out independently of certain tenders, and demonstrate expertise and capability in advance. HERING is pre-qualified in various fields, including in DB AG sectors. All pre-qualification certificates are available on request.

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