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  • UL Environment Recognized by the US EPA as a TSCA Title VI Third-Party Certifier

    UL Environment, a division of UL (Underwriters Laboratories), a global safety science leader, announced official recognition as a TSCA Title VI Third-Party Certifier (TPC) under the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Formaldehyde Emission Standards for Composite Wood Products final rule. TSCA Title VI requires producers of hardwood plywood, particle board, medium density ...


    By UL Environment

  • UL and EOS Announce Metal Additive Manufacturing (AM) Training Collaboration

    UL, a global safety science organization, and EOS, the global technology leader for industrial 3D printing of metals and polymers, today announced  a collaboration in which  UL will provide AM training and facility safety services to EOS clients. The initial goal of the relationship is to advance quality and safety within the AM industry and enhance the EOS customer experience. ...


    By UL Environment

  • Flottweg Processes Undergo Quality Testing Again

    Flottweg Processes successfully met the requirements for ISO 9001 certification again this year. The certification body Lloyd's Register Quality Assurance (LRQA) put the significant operational processes of Flottweg SE on the test bench. LRQA carried out a supervisory audit to verify that Flottweg Products and Processes comply with the international standards of the ISO 9001:2008 ...


    By Flottweg SE

  • Get ISO 17025 Audit Ready Recorded Webinar

    Learn how a top-notch testing lab meets their accreditation requirements and get extra time back in their day. Brenda Jackson with North Carolina Agriculture and Consumer Services will share how she gets audit ready! Watch the video ...


    By Qualtrax Inc

  • Minestis can be used for audit and desktop review of Mineral Resource Estimation projects

    Auditing and reviewing a Mineral Resource Estimate either internally or publicly is a multifaceted process for which no software can pretend it will provide all the required tools to tick all the boxes. But some solution will provide better adapted platforms than others. Minestis falls in that category. By providing a secure and robust workflow which takes users through every step of ...


    By Geovariances

  • Merck Expands Industry-Leading Emprove Program to Include Filtration and Single-Use Products

    Emprove risk assessment program provides easy access to information on materials used for drug product manufacturing Merck has expanded its industry-leading Emprove risk assessment program to include a selection of products for filtration and single-use processing. The program provides documentation and regulatory information on materials used in the manufacture of drug products. This ...


    By Merck

  • Q-Lab’s Gary Cornell Receives ASTM International’s Plastics Committee Award of Merit

    Q-Lab, a worldwide leader in accelerated weathering equipment and outdoor exposure testservices, is pleased to announce Mr. Gary Cornell recently received ASTM International’s Committee on Plastics (D20) Award of Merit. In addition to being recognized for his individual contributions to developing standards, he also receives the ...


    By Q-Lab Corporation

  • METTLER TOLEDO Offers New SOP Consulting Service

    Weighing experts at METTLER TOLEDO now offer a consulting service to help businesses revise their weighing-related Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). Businesses will receive time- and cost-effective recommendations within four days. METTLER TOLEDO, a global provider of weighing devices for weighing in industrial and laboratory environments, is pleased to offer businesses a new SOP Consulting ...


    By Mettler - Toledo Int. Inc

  • PSA Peugeot Citroën and Transport & Environment will cooperate to publish real-world fuel economy data

    In order to continuously improve fuel economy information in the interest of customers, PSA Peugeot Citroën and the NGO Transport & Environment have agreed to work together to measure and publicise real-world fuel economy figures as a first step by spring 2016, and pollutant levels including nitrogen oxides (NOx) as a second step with Euro 6.2 passenger vehicles by spring 2017. The ...

  • GE Commences Exchange Offer to Complete Separation of Synchrony Financial

    GE (NYSE: GE) today commenced an offer to exchange GE common stock for common stock of Synchrony Financial (NYSE: SYF) presently owned by GE. This exchange offer is in connection with the previously announced separation of Synchrony, the largest provider of private label credit cards in the United States*, from GE. The exchange offer is expected to conclude the week of November 16, 2015. Last ...


    By General Electric

  • Nuclear-energy provisions fully reflect future obligations and are high compared with other countries

    The report commissioned by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy to assess the asset retirement obligations of the country’s nuclear power plant (NPP) operators has found no ground for objecting to their accounting practices. It therefore accepts the accounting practices that have been used by the operators for decades and which have also been certified by the ...


    By RWE AG

  • Q-Lab’s Gary Cornell Elected as Vice-Chair of SAE Committee

    Q-Lab, the worldwide leader in accelerated weathering equipment and outdoor exposure test services, is pleased to announce that Mr. Gary Cornell was recently elected as Vice-Chair of the Society for Automotive Engineering (SAE) Textile and Flexible Plastics Committee. Some of the important weathering standards covered by this committee are: SAE J2412 (xenon arc weathering of automotive ...


    By Q-Lab Corporation

  • UNTHA UK passes ISO inspection with flying colours

    Waste shredding specialist UNTHA UK has once again demonstrated its unswerving commitment to quality, environmental and health and safety management, by passing its ISO recertification audit with flying colours. In March 2014 it was announced that the North Yorkshire team of waste and recycling experts had scooped a hat-trick of highly ...


    By UNTHA UK LTD

  • Environment: 12 cities apply for European Green Capital Award 2017

    The deadline for submitting entries to the European Green Capital 2017 competition cycle has expired. The following cities have entered: Bursa (Turkey) Cascais (Portugal) Cork (Ireland) Essen (Germany) 's-Hertogenbosch (Netherlands) Istanbul (Turkey) Lahti (Finland) Lisbon (Portugal) Nijmegen (Netherlands) ...

  • EPA Requiring BMW to Correct Fuel Economy Labels for Four Mini Cooper Vehicles

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is revising estimates for four 2014 BMW Mini Cooper vehicles to ensure consumers are given accurate fuel economy values. The EPA performed a fuel economy audit on the BMW Mini Cooper and obtained values that differed from those BMW submitted to EPA for certification. With EPA oversight, BMW conducted new emissions and fuel economy testing, and EPA ...

  • Shimadzu Total Solution for PIC/S and FDA Compliance

    All Shimadzu network system products incorporate functions for the PIC/S GMP and the Part 11 compliance regulation, and computerized validation functions required by GxP. Shimadzu provides documentation including IQ/OQ, Certificates of Compliance, and Inspection Test Result Reports based on Shimadzu IS09001 certified system. Shimadzu's accredited service personnel offer full support for ...

  • ASTM International Plastics Committee Honors Gary Cornell with Excellence Award

    ASTM International Committee D20 on Plastics has presented its Award of Excellence to Gary Cornell, quality and standards manager at Q-Lab Corp.,a global provider of material durability testing products located in Westlake, Ohio. D20 noted Cornell’s exemplary technical contributions and valued leadership as a committee member since 2005. He currently serves as the committee’s vice ...


    By Q-Lab Corporation

  • Ljubljana European Green Capital 2016

    The capital of Slovenia, Ljubljana, has won the European Green Capital Award for 2016. The award was presented this afternoon by EU Environment Commissioner, Janez Potočnik, at a ceremony in Copenhagen, which holds the 2014 European Green Capital title. Ljubljana received recognition for raising environmental awareness amongst its citizens, for its sustainability strategy 'Vision 2025', its ...

  • EPA Requires Ford to Correct Fuel Economy for Six Vehicle Models

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced that Ford Motor Company (Ford) is revising the fuel economy (mpg) estimates for six vehicle models to correct errors found in an internal Ford audit. Ford is required to correct fuel economy labels on affected vehicles within 15 days. EPA oversaw Ford’s re-testing program and conducted independent tests to confirm the corrected ...

  • Valpak joins forces with ITRI Innovation to offer end-to-end product compliance solutions

    Valpak has joined forces with leading innovators in materials based testing technology, ITRI Innovation, to provide customers with a one-stop-shop for environmental compliance support, advice and product testing. By combining 16 years of environmental compliance expertise with ITRI Innovation’s in-house product testing capabilities, Valpak now offer a comprehensive range of ...


    By Valpak Limited

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