• Kiwa Training Assists LASS-e Robot in Successful Gas Leak Inspection

    28 February 2024

    Kiwa recently collaborated with the Alliander Research Center for Digital Technologies and the SMART Research Group assisting with their CHARISMA project. The joint effort resulted in the successful deployment of the LASS-e robot to autonomously inspect underground natural gas lines.

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  • Kiwa at MCE: the global platform for innovation and networking

    26 February 2024

    Kiwa - a global leader in Testing, Inspection, and Certification services - is excited to announce its participation in MCE - Mostra Convegno Expocomfort 2024, the benchmark event in the HVAC+R, Renewable Energies, Energy Efficiency, and Water sectors, taking place in Milan from March 12th to 15th. Visit us at Hall 3 - Booth M52, to discover all the solutions offered by Kiwa in these sectors.

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  • European Commission adopts article 11 acts of Drinking Water Directive

    15 February 2024

    In October the European Commission (EC) opened the public consultation on the draft ‘Implementing Decisions and Delegated Regulations related to the implementation of Article 11’ of the Drinking Water Directive. More than 300 comments were sent in. After incorporating input from the market, the European Commission adopted new Europe-wide hygiene standards for materials and products that come into contact with drinking water.

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  • Vinçotte Supports Innoptus Solar Team in 2024 Sosal Solar Challenge

    1 February 2024

    Vinçotte is partnering with the Innoptus Solar Team, providing safety expertise for their upcoming participation in the Sosal Solar Challenge in South-Africa later this year.

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  • Kiwa Returns to Arab Health 2024

    18 January 2024

    Kiwa Medical, the Notified and Certification Bodies in the field of Medical Devices of Kiwa Group, is preparing to make its return to Arab Health 2024, an international trade fair to be held at the Dubai World Trade Centre from 29 January to 1 February 2024.

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  • The Digital Eco Pass: A new step in ease of use and safety

    10 January 2024

    Kiwa Digital Certification and VConsyst, supplier of all-in-one solutions for waste collection and design of public outdoor spaces, have taken a new step in their collaboration announced last spring: the Digital Environmental Pass. With the Digital Eco Pass, you can easily open underground waste containers with your smartphone, for more convenience and safety. The Digital Eco Pass complies with the ISO 18013-5 standard for data security, ensuring that the system is compatible across Europe.

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  • Kiwa SCM launches seal of approval for electronic e-bike security

    21 December 2023

    Vehicle security specialist Kiwa SCM has recently launched the "Electronic Security Systems for Two-wheelers" quality mark on Dec. 15, 2023, aimed at the independent certification of track and trace systems for e-bikes.

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  • Kiwa Comply™ now available in English

    19 December 2023

    The digital information management system Kiwa ComplyTM is now available in English in addition to the Finnish version released in April 2023. Kiwa ComplyTM helps to build and maintain a quality management system according to the ISO 9001 standard.

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  • Dutch Rowing Teams on the Road to Paris 2024 Olympics

    14 December 2023

    An exciting sport year lies ahead! With the Paris Olympics in sight, Kiwa is gearing up to support the Dutch rowing athletes on their journey to France. Upcoming competitive training sessions, important for the Olympic crew formations, will take place on December 15, 19, and 22.

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  • Kiwa presents first RecyClass Traceability certificate

    11 December 2023

    Last month, Capi Europe, a plastic flower pot manufacturer, became the first company to receive the new RecyClass Traceability certificate, recognizing the use of traceable recycled plastic - audited and certified by Kiwa.

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  • Kiwa China's Collaboration in Suzhou: Exploring the Impact of EU Green Policies on Supply Chain Sustainable Development

    8 December 2023

    Last month, Kiwa participated in the 2023 China International Import Expo Suzhou summit in Shanghai to aid Chinese enterprises in meeting sustainable development standards and export challenges. During the conference, Dr. Jussi Zhu, Head of Technology of Kiwa China, delivered a speech emphasizing the importance of sustainable development, EU regulations, and Kiwa - ISP's services in this area.

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  • Kiwa Inspecta and EduTec Join Forces

    27 November 2023

    We’re excited to announce the opening of Kiwa and EduTec's joint premises in Varkaus, Finland. The partnership between Kiwa Inspecta and EduTec now enables welding tests as a single entity. This new operating model makes it easier to serve the welding industry even more efficiently than before, with EduTec's training services together with the testing services offered by Kiwa Inspecta allowing for customers to only need one point of contact.

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  • Key Meeting Amplifies Commitment to EU Drinking Water Directive

    21 November 2023

    Kiwa recently hosted a meeting in the Netherlands, bringing together a consortium of key conformity assessment bodies to deliberate on the framework of the European Union's Drinking Water Directive, and agreed upon a joint mission statement.

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  • New member of the Kiwa family: GHMT AG joins Kiwa Deutschland Group

    20 November 2023

    Kiwa has gained a new family member: the Gesellschaft für Hochfrequenz-Messtechnik. GHMT for short - based in Bexbach, Saarland, offers engineering services in the field of physical transmission security. The approximately 60 experts are the number 1 in the specialist areas of Cabling & Systems, EMC in Facilities and Wireless Applications.

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  • Kiwa's First EPD Report in China

    16 November 2023

    Earlier this month, Kiwa BCC visited Tianjin NorthGlass Industrial Technical Co., Ltd. and issued its first EPD report in China, accompanied by a grand award ceremony.

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  • Kiwa at MEDICA 2023

    10 November 2023

    The Kiwa team will be present again this year at MEDICA trade fair, a leading global event in the medical sector, which is scheduled to take place in Düsseldorf, Germany between the 13th to 16th of November.

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  • New CPR Requirements Regarding Environmental Sustainability

    30 October 2023

    The process of integrating new requirements regarding environmental sustainability into the Construction Products Regulation CPR has begun. The two product groups “precast concrete products” and “structural metallic products” are the forerunners.

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  • EU Launches Public Consultation on Key Implementations of the Drinking Water Directive

    26 October 2023

    The Drinking Water Directive will be of utmost importance to ensure the safety and quality of drinking water throughout the European Union. Currently, the public consultation has been opened on the draft ‘Implementing Decisions and Delegated Regulations related to the implementation of Article 11’ of the Drinking Water Directive.

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  • KiODS: Sustainability Assessment for industry and businesses

    19 October 2023

    Kiwa Spain has taken a bold step towards the future of corporate sustainability by introducing KiODS, an innovative Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) certification scheme for industry and businesses.

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  • Kiwa Assesses First Aid Courses of the Dutch Red Cross

    12 October 2023

    The Dutch Red Cross (het Nederlandse Rode Kruis, NRK) and Kiwa have recently agreed upon a collaboration regarding the assessment of First Aid training programs. As part of this initiative, Kiwa conducts audits during First Aid courses at various locations.

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