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Our expertice:


Inspection &


Our industry-leading testing, inspection and certification services help clients improve performance and mitigate risk while strengthening their brands. We also support our clients to be more efficient, more methodical and more trustworthy in their journey towards more sustainable business and a more sustainable world.




Our testing and analysis services enable to check that products and commodities have the required properties.

We also test for compliance with applicable standards, regulations and specifications, performing laboratory and on-site testing for manufacturing and process industries. We benefit from a large network of laboratories operating worldwide. Offering state-of-the-art laboratory equipment and field-specific technical expertise, our facilities are strategically located for our clients’ benefit, granting easier access from ports and major manufacturing locations.

  • Paper accreditation


    agreements and accreditations

  • smart watch


    accreditations and recognitions in all key wireless technologies

  • petrochemical industry


    regional centers worldwide in oil and petrochemicals testing


On-site inspections aim at making sure products, services, assets and installations are manufactured or operating as intended.

Covering a wide range of services, these inspections are designed to control quality, verify quantity and meet regulatory requirements. Our inspection services give companies confidence in the reliability and integrity of their products, assets and systems.

Inspection of 50%of New York City's elevators annually
No. 1worldwide in In-Service inspection and verification services in buildings & Infrastructure
30+ yearsTransport or industrial infrastructure needs to be inspected throughout its operation lifetime


As an independent third party and accredited certification body, we attest that management systems, services and people comply with specific standards.

Equipment and products across industries and sectors may be certified to international or national regulations, voluntary industry standards, or manufacturer and client requirements. Certification allows companies to access new markets, fortify their brands or simply to operate.

  • Container


    ships representing 137.9 million of Gross Register Tonnage (GRT) classified (at end 2021)

  • BV Technical control

    Accreditation by


    bodies internationally in certification of QHSE, Sustainability, Cybersecurity and Sector-specific management systems

  • corporate buildings


    certificates of management systems currently valid

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