UKAS accreditation News

  • SGS United Kingdom Ltd. Gains UKAS Accreditation to ISO 9001:2015

    SGS United Kingdom Ltd is one of the first organizations in the UK to become accredited (by UKAS) to provide certification to ISO 9001:2015 – the new Quality Management Systems Standard which was published on 23 September 2015. ISO 9001:2015 is the most internationally recognized standard for quality management systems representing almost 72% of the total number of certificates issued ...


    By SGS

  • AMETEK Land Instruments celebrates 45th anniversary of UKAS calibration laboratory

    AMETEK Land Instruments, based in Sheffield, is celebrating the 45th anniversary of its UKAS accredited infrared temperature calibration laboratory. It was the first UKAS laboratory to be accredited, back in 1970, for the issue of Calibration Certificates for thermal measurements and also the first to be accredited for the issue of certificates that met the requirements ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • ERA Technology gains new CPD accreditation

    ERA Technology Ltd, trading as Cobham Technical Services, is pleased to announce that its well respected programme of AccessERA technical training courses has received CPD certification. The concept of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is maturing both in the UK and internationally. In many professions and countries it has been formally recognised for over 20 years. The continuation of ...


    By ERA Technology Ltd.

  • LRQA first to gain OHSAS 18001 accreditation worldwide

    LRQA became the first and only certification body to be awarded accreditation on a worldwide scope for our OHSAS 18001 Occupational Health & Safety certification services.Having gained UK-based accreditation in April 2007, this was expanded to full European accreditation in January 2008 and now includes full global UKAS accreditation for OHSAS 18001 certification anywhere in the world.GLOBAL ...

  • AMETEK Land India secures NABL calibration lab accreditation

    The AMETEK Land India laboratory, which was established and began calibration and repair operations in 2011, is the first OEM (original equipment manufacturer)-approved facility to receive NABL accreditation. It is accredited to offer thermal calibration in the range of 0ºC to1600ºC for tests carried out in-house and 0ºC to1200ºC for on-site calibrations. In addition, the ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • ESG awarded an industry first with glowing references

    ESG become the UK’s first company to gain UKAS accreditation for maintained load testing Environmental Scientifics Group (ESG), the UK’s leading environmental compliance company, is pleased to announce that it has become the UK’s first company to achieve UKAS accredited status for a range of its services including Maintained Load Testing, Dynamic Load Testing and Pile Integrity ...

  • Starna scientific extends customer support service with feedback initiative

    Starna Scientific has introduced an updated customer feedback system to assist compliance with ISO 17025:2005 guidelines. Built around a customer feedback/Lifetime Guarantee Registration form, the system is an integral part of Starna’s customer support service, whilst at the same time addressing the requirement laid out in section 4.7.2 of ISO 17025:2005 that states: “The laboratory shall seek ...


    By Starna Scientific Ltd.

  • Starna offers lifetime guarantee on certified reference materials

    Starna Scientific offers a lifetime guarantee on all Starna® manufactured Certified Reference Materials (CRMs). The guarantee provides for a free of charge replacement should the assigned values move outside the expanded uncertainty budget within the recertification period of two years. The guarantee is also conditional on the references not having been optically, physically or thermally abused ...


    By Starna Scientific Ltd.

  • New Certification Europe (UK) Ltd office opening in September

    To support our client demands and the continued growth and development of the company, we will be launching a Certification Europe (UK) Ltd office, based in London, in September this year. David E James is the Managing Director of our UK office. As an organisation Certification Europe is highly respected for our ...


    By Certification Europe

  • Bruel & Kjaer UK’s service goes interactive

    Leading sound and vibration manufacturer, Bruel and Kjaer UK has launched an online tool to make its service and repair booking process quicker for customers. Run via Bruel and Kjaer’s UK website, this new facility can be used by anyone with equipment for calibration or repair - and has many flexible features including: no contract requirement, single or multiple booking choices, an agreed ...

  • Radiochemistry at Didcot

    It may seem astonishing but ESG have now been based in Didcot for over 12 months. The state-of-the-art laboratory facility has housed ESG’s radiochemistry business following its relocation from the Harwell site in January 2011. Relocating laboratories always presents challenges and this project was no exception however, the move to a new facility has provided ESG with numerous advantages ...

  • Send and seek service from Bruel and Kjaer UK

    Global sound and vibration equipment leader, Bruel and Kjaer UK has launched an interactive tracking tool, so customers can instantly check the progress of their instruments whilst in for service or repair. Run via Bruel and Kjaer UK’s website (www.bksv.co.uk) this new facility offers free collection of products for calibration - from anywhere in the UK - and provides a ...

  • CRM qualifies photometric linearity in HPLC diode array systems more safely

    An easy to handle non-consumable photometric linearity Certified Reference Material (CRM) set has been introduced by Starna Scientific which uses propyl parabenz in methanol to qualify photometric linearity in UV diode array based HPLC systems. Starna is the only company permanently heat-fuse sealing methanol-based solutions to enable users to avoid the handling of methanol which is a volatile, ...


    By Starna Scientific Ltd.

  • TRaC Global expands test capabilities for aerospace, defence and rail industries

    Leading test and certification group, TRaC Global, has announced it is expanding its testing service offering for the aerospace, defence and rail industries with the unveiling of a new LDS V984 Electromagnetic Shaker at its Warwick testing facility. TRaC Global is one of only two independent testing houses in the UK to offer this large vibration system for shock and vibration testing to ...

  • Megaman signs up to LED lighting comparison website

    Megaman, one of the leading manufacturers of LED light bulbs, has signed up to feature on a new LED light comparison website. Having met strict performance and safety criteria set by independent testing laboratory LUX-TSI, a UKAS accredited performance and safety testing services partner, a full range of Megaman’s LED reflector and decorative lamps will feature on the search engine site. ...


    By Megaman (UK) Limited

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