Helping Make Your Ideas a Reality
State-of-the-Art Testing for New & Evolving Products
The Center for Building Innovation (CBI) is a state-of-the-art testing and research facility, specializing in product development, forensic, and R&D testing for a wide range of structural framing products, including steel, concrete, and wood.
Whether you’re bringing a new material, product, design, or method of construction to market or are ready to optimize and expand your current offerings, contact us to learn how our unique approach to testing is designed to wrap our capabilities around your needs.
Innovation by Listening
We listen to your needs and work together to find the best testing method for your distinct innovation. Our collaborative approach to testing plans leads to tailored solutions with proven results.
Creating Engineered Solutions Through Testing
Whether it’s something as small as a fastener or as large as a 1,200 sq. ft. roof system, every new project at CBI begins with a detailed needs analysis to ensure we understand your goals and challenges, allowing us to successfully identify and implement the best technical solutions for your innovation.
From needs analysis to success in the market, we help accomplish your mission by:
- Reviewing the material, product, design, method of construction, and/or service offerings you want to cultivate.
- Understanding the pain points your innovation addresses.
- Identifying the unique characteristics that differentiate your innovation in the market.
- Determining the most effective method(s) for testing.
- Creating a logic-based test plan.
- Delivering accredited test reports that define the performance characteristics of your product or service.
CBI’s professional engineering and technical team has the necessary expertise to provide independent third party and special inspection services to verify your product’s compliance with industry standards and any state adopted building code. We also provide QA surveillance audits and product testing reports as a code compliant approved agency and approved source.
Contact us today to begin your QA surveillance process!
Let’s Get Started
Our team will conduct a free needs analysis to learn more about your product or service and demonstrate how we’ll be a good fit for your requirements. Learn more about our technical services and how our family of brands can support your market development journey from idea to implementation.