One of the tasks of the VRI-Verband der Reibbelagindustrie e.V. is to ensure the dissemination and further development of the WVA numbering system.
The WVA seal is a trademark of the VRI Association of the Friction Materials Industry registered at the German Patent and Trademark Office.
The cooperation of the German friction material manufacturers already started in the year 1947 as an autonomous group (Reibbelagausschuss RBA).
VRI is committed to ensuring lawful practice, and organises its association work in strict compliance with German and European competition law.