• Kiwa Italy adds CREI Ven to the family

    21 October 2020

    Kiwa Italia has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the majority of CREI Ven Laboratory, a company offering global solutions in the fields of electrical safety, electromagnetic compatibility, radio equipment and renewable energy.

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  • European Rowing Championships: Bronze medal for Kiwa Eight!

    12 October 2020

    The Dutch Women’s Eight rowing team has won the bronze medal at the European Rowing Championships in Poland this weekend! Kiwa is one of the proud sponsors of this group of rowers.

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  • Kiwa is leading the way in developing competency training

    5 October 2020

    Kiwa has opened its first Virtual Training Center at Kiwa Finland's headquarters in Helsinki, offering customers the ability to save costs and time, and speed up the qualification process.

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  • Kiwa first associate member to join Euralarm

    22 September 2020

    Kiwa recently joined Euralarm, the European association of manufacturers, installers and service providers in the electronic fire safety and security industry, as an associate member.

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  • Skärholmen Centrum first European shopping center to receive COVID-19 preventive measures quality label

    18 September 2020

    With Kiwa's quality label for COVID-19 preventive measures, Skärholmen Centrum can clearly show that the procedures and security measures are put in place to limit the risk of spreading COVID-19.

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  • ABS Quality Evaluations and Kiwa Launch COVID-19 Preventive Measures Standard for American Hospitality Industry

    10 September 2020

    ABS QE and Kiwa have collaborated to offer a new quality assurance mark that will demonstrate that American hospitality facilities have preventive measures in place to reduce COVID-19 risks.

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  • Kiwa bundles forces with AQS Netherlands

    28 August 2020

    Kiwa has further strengthened its position in the food, feed and farm sector by joining forces with Dutch fruit and vegetable inspection body AQS.

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  • Kiwa extends Women's Eight partnership until Tokyo 2021

    13 August 2020

    Kiwa is a proud sponsor of Dutch Women’s Eight rowing team. We have extended our partnership with the rowing ladies for one year, to support them in their journey to the Tokyo Olympics 2021.

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  • New hydrogen test set-up in Netherlands

    22 July 2020

    Developments in the world of hydrogen are moving fast. Kiwa is at the forefront when it comes to testing products that are suitable for hydrogen. From September, components for the hydrogen distribution network can be fully tested in our new unique test rig in our Dutch hydrogen lab.

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  • Kiwa receives renewed CSR management system certificate

    13 July 2020

    Kiwa has ambitious business goals. Our CSR goals are equally ambitious in order to contribute to our engagement to corporate social responsibility. Therefore we are proud that our CSR management system certification has recently been renewed.

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  • Kiwa quality mark for review COVID-19 preventive measures in the hospitality sector

    12 July 2020

    Kiwa has launched a quality mark for the review of COVID-19 Preventive measures for restaurants, pubs, cafés and bars that wish to have their COVID-19 measures tested against the applicable (inter)national requirements and any additional guidelines.

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  • Kiwa's Road Testing unit takes new step towards a more sustainable fleet

    1 July 2020

    Our Road Testing unit, Kiwa KOAC, has recently started using a new measuring vehicle equipped with a solar energy supply system. This system can provide extra power needed for the computer system (measuring system) used during the measurement work on the road.

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  • Kiwa Turkey now accredited for assessment and certification of Safe Tourism

    28 June 2020

    Kiwa Turkey is accredited by the Turkish Ministry of Tourism for assessment and certification of Safe Tourism. The certification is now oriented on the COVID-19 pandemic, but in the future, it will be continued as a global brand for the tourism industry.

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  • Kiwa now certifies components used in hydrogen networks according to AR 214

    17 June 2020

    Existing natural gas infrastructures can be made suitable for the distribution of hydrogen relatively easily. Kiwa’s approval requirement (AR) 214, focused on hydrogen, contains the specific requirements components in networks must meet.

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  • Education of the future: training tomorrow’s technicians

    15 June 2020

    Education isn’t limited to the classroom: with online platforms it’s possible to learn whenever and wherever you want. Janet ter Braak, Mari Kuusjärvi and Teija Paananen tell more about the developments in online training at Kiwa and the influence of the Corona pandemic on this.

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  • Kiwa offers service for testing surgical face masks according to EN 14683(2)

    4 June 2020

    The Covid-19 corona virus will remain with us for a longer period of time. Therefore, the demand for medical face masks remains high. Kiwa can now test surgical face masks according to EN 14683.

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  • Kiwa enables organizations to certify their privacy management system with ISO / IEC 27701

    2 June 2020

    ISO / IEC 27701 certification from Kiwa demonstrates that organizations have properly regulated the protection of privacy in the processing of data. For the validation of this new certification scheme, Kiwa is looking for organizations that want to participate in pilot audits.

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  • Working in times of Corona: how Teams keeps audits going

    17 May 2020

    When Corona struck, on-site auditing became difficult, if not impossible. Our auditors had to make some fundamental changes to be able to service customers. Bert van Erkel, Lead Auditor at Kiwa, tells how the practice of remote auditing with Teams has accelerated recently.

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  • EU finalizes 1-year MDR application delay

    12 May 2020

    Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the EU has postponed the date of application of the EU Medical Devices Regulation by one year. The Medical Devices Directives transitional period has also been extended.

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  • Kiwa launches new quality mark for review COVID-19 preventive measures

    13 May 2020

    Kiwa has launched a quality mark for the review of COVID-19 Preventive measures for organizations that wish to have their COVID-19 measures tested against the applicable (inter)national requirements and any additional guidelines.

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