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Membership and certification

Certifications :

Certification UL (Underwritters Laboratires)

Awarded by the Association Pro France, the label Origine France Garantie means products range BARRISOL® as the first stretch ceilings entirely produced in France.

Established in 1967 and located in Alsace, BARRISOL NORMALU employs more than 130 people on its historic site of Kembs . Operating in more than 150 countries through a network of 1,200 distributors , BARRISOL® is the worldwide leader in stretch ceilings , Club member a global export numbers , and recognized by many awards.
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Certification UL (Underwritters Laboratires)

All Barrisol ceiling ranges are labeled A+ (best) in accordance with the legislation on the emission level of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and the quality of indoor air :

Our PVC stretch ceilings are made with phthalate plasticizers guaranteed and guaranteed without cadmium, mercury and arsenic free. No emissions of VCM ( Vinyl chloride monomer ) is detected during the heating operation of the ceiling or in the conditions of implementation or after installation. See the test report

Studies by independent laboratories and organizations confirm that the installation of stretch ceilings Barrisol hot without risk for poseurs. The analyzes also confirm the safety of Barrisol stretch ceilings for the end customer.

The Entreprise du Patrimoine Vivant (Living Heritage Company, or EPV) label is a mark of recognition of the French State, put in place to reward French firms for the excellence of their traditional and industrial skills.

Certification UL (Underwritters Laboratories)

Barrisol® is UL certified.

This safety standard is a reference to evaluate products intended for American and Canadian markets.

Barrisol is certified CE. The CE marking, “Conformité Européenne”, indicates conformity with the essential health and safety requirements of various, applicable European directives.

Barrisol is the first stretch ceiling certified CE. This certification currently applies to only the translucent, satin, lacquer, matt and metallic lines of sheeting.  Other sheeting types will be certified soon. This designation indicates that Barrisol conforms to European regulations for building materials.

Certification IMO

International Maritime Organization (IMO) certification.

Barrisol Normalu SAS obtained the certification IMO which attests the possibility of installing Barrisol on the ships. All the Barrisol sheets meet the criteria of the A.651 resolution of International Maritime Organization.

Membership :

Because the values of a group are also measured upon its engagements, BARRISOL NORMALU SAS is a member of many organizations and associations.

The U.S. Green Building Council is a non-profit community of leaders working to make green buildings available to everyone within a generation. The U.S.G.B.S created the LEED (The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification for Green Buildings.


The C.A.G.B.C, Canada Green Building Council, lead the transformation of the built environment to create buildings and communities that are environmentally responsible, profitable, and healthy places through the engagement and enablement of industry and government and the support of related organizations to accelerate sustainable building and development in Canada.


The mission of the U.K.G.B.C, UK Green Building Council, is to improve the sustainability of the built environment, by transforming the way it is planned, designed, constructed, maintained and operated. The UK-GBC is helping to a forge spirit of partnership between government, industry and other stakeholder groups in order to respond to the needs in terms of sustainable development.


The union of the manufacturers UNIFAB, French Association of Fight Counterfeit, constitutes a unique observatory on the protection of the intellectual property laws. BARRISOL NORMALU SAS is member of the advisory committee with Air Liquid, Bic, Chanel, Danone, Hermes, Louis Vuitton, L'Oreal, Microsoft, Nike, Peugeot, Renault, Richemont, Sanofi Aventis and Seb.


A single source serving the interiors fit-out industry, the Association of Interior Specialists (AIS) is a trade association that represents companies involved in the manufacture, supply and installation of all aspects of interior fit-outs and refurbishments. The Association of Interior Specialists' vision is to be the pre-eminent interiors association, recognised in its business for the quality and excellence of its membership.


The i.e.p.t gathers professionals of the stretch ceiling from 29 European countries in order to promote the quality of materials, the use of recycled sheet and recycled materials.