What is the Japan Building Maintenance Association (JBMA)?

An incorporated association authorized by the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) as a public-service body to deal with society's demand for securing comfortable building environments.

An institution of companies registered under the Building Sanitation Law, designated by the Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare to carry out various types of business to improve the quality of the industry.

As the body designated by the Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare to administer technical skill tests, JBMA conducts the Building Cleaning Technician Examination and the Building Facilities Administrative Examination.

JBMA established the Building Maintenance Training Center to provide training and education to improve techniques and skills.

JBMA conducts surveys and carries out research on services related to building maintenance.

JBMA strives to spread knowledge by publishing magazines and books providing technical information on building maintenance.

JBMA collaborates with the administrative bodies related to building maintenance to ensure that all regulations are strictly observed.

JBMA holds various events such as the Building Maintenance Human Fair to encourage information exchange and improve general building maintenance quality.

JBMA joined the World Federation of Building Service Contractors in order to contribute to the advance of global technology regarding building maintenance.

JBMA works to improve the quality of the industry by holding training courses and workshops.

JBMA establishes study groups for every service to ensure that study and research is carried out to standardize techniques and knowledge, collect data, etc.