Since May 2011, Cotecna network ISO/IEC 17020 :1998 is accredited as an inspection body of type A ("third party" inspection services) for its service of Verification of Conformity.
This accreditation has been delivered by UKAS (United Kingdom Accreditation Service) and it is specifically designed for inspection companies. It recognizes technical and management competencies of Cotecna group in this area.
An international recognition
By obtaining this Accreditation, Cotecna demonstrates its capacity and competencies to operate globally, on a large scope of goods, respecting standardized processes while focusing at the same time on its clients’ needs. Indeed, conformity criteria are defined by the client itself being commercial or governmental, based on international/national standards or using its in-house parameters according to its commercial needs.
A tailor-made service
Cotecna is therefore the first inspection company offering a service of Verification of Conformity, adaptable and tailor-made to all its clients.
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About our Accreditation Body: UKAS
The United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) is the sole national body recognised by government to assess evaluating organisations to international standards. UKAS operates under a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS), and is a non-profit-distributing company limited by guarantee. UKAS accreditation involves assessment and verification (against internationally agreed standards) of certification, inspection, testing and calibration services. For further information about UKAS visit: www.ukas.com