• 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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  • Nature Inclusive Solar Parks: opportunity or threat?

    11 May 2020

    Solar parks on land are a new growth market. By constructing a Nature Inclusive Solar Park (NISP), sustainable energy is generated while biodiversity remains intact. Kiwa can help you with a successful NISP certification.

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  • We updated our Code of Conduct and Compliance – here is why

    9 May 2020

    Being a leader in quality and reliability also includes compliance, proper conduct and living up to a high moral standard. To ensure we do, Kiwa is working according to a Conduct and Compliance framework.

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  • Kiwa invests in new hydrogen test location

    7 May 2020

    Kiwa is building a brand new hydrogen test location in The Netherlands, to be able to help manufacturers with global approval for their hydrogen components.

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  • Working at Kiwa: Accelerating innovative support services

    28 April 2020

    Luca Votta is International Business Manager Solar and Wind at Kiwa. The Covid-19 pandemic also forces him to practice his work in a different way: ‘We are now even faster changing our working practices and support services in a smarter and more technological way.’

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  • Achieve sustainable environmental goals with system certification

    22 April 2020

    Both organizations and consumers are increasingly aware of the impact of their actions on the environment. ISO 14001 and ISO 50001 certification helps companies to have a more sustainable business.

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  • Kiwa offers quick check for conversion to IEC 62368-1 standard

    23 April 2020

    At the end of this year standards IEC 60950-1 and IEC 60065-1 will be replaced by IEC 62368-1. Kiwa offers a quick check for the changeover to this new safety standard for ICT and AV equipment.

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  • Kiwa offers global MSC CoC certification – international standard for sustainable seafood

    20 April 2020

    Kiwa Norway now offers worldwide accredited certification in accordance with the most recognized international standard for sustainable seafood, MSC - Chain of Custody.

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  • Continue testing with the right measures to stay safe and healthy

    13 April 2020

    Guusje Fonville is test engineer at Kiwa. As business for a lot of companies continues during these times, our test work also does. Guusje tells how she performs her work taking the necessary health and safety measures into account.

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  • Kiwa Germany increases capacity for testing medical devices and components

    9 April 2020

    In order to contribute to the fight against the corona pandemic, Kiwa Primara GmbH (part of Kiwa Germany) has expanded its capacities regarding testing of medical devices and components.

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  • 8 cool things you didn’t know about beavers! International Beaver Day

    7 April 2020

    Today, April 7, it's International Beaver Day! In our corporate identity, the beaver, plays an important role. That is why we also like to pay attention to this steady, friendly and hard-working creature on this special day. 

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  • Quality management certification via remote auditing

    5 April 2020

    The Emergency Medical Communication Center (AMK) Nord-Trøndelag in Namsos, Norway, is now ISO 9001 certified. The audit was conducted without the physical presence of the auditor. Both AMK Nord-Trøndelag and Kiwa Norway are positive about this way of remote auditing.

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  • Team up through remote auditing by Kiwa

    26 March 2020

    Remote auditing is a great method to carry out audits, especially in times of physical distancing. What exactly is remote auditing, when can it be used and how does Kiwa do it?

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  • All hands on World Water Day 2020

    21 March 2020

    World Water Day, held on 22 March every year, is about the importance of clean water and proper sanitation for everyone. It raises awareness of the 2.2 billion people living without access to safe water.

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  • Kiwa’s policy in relation to the Corona virus

    14 March 2020

    The Corona virus spreads throughout the world and presently occurs in all countries that Kiwa is present in. To help contain the spread of the virus, this policy guides our employees and subcontractors in how to cope with (the effects of) the virus and the impact it may have on the services we offer our customers.

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  • Dutch Women’s Eight rowing team’s journey to Tokyo

    11 March 2020

    These are exciting times for the rowers of the Dutch Women's Eight rowing team: are they going to make it to the Olympic Games? As a proud sponsor we follow their journey to the Olympics closely.

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  • Kiwa and Alliander are building a demo hydrogen house

    10 March 2020

    Dutch network company Alliander and Kiwa are currently building a demo hydrogen house. A training location designed as a residence, where professionals can learn how to make the current natural gas supply suitable for hydrogen in residential areas.

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  • Europe Soya certification by Kiwa: global strength delivered locally

    19 February 2020

    Kiwa is pleased to announce that Finnish tofu and tempeh producer Oy Soya Ab, Jalofoods is now fully certified to the Europe Soya Standard. It is the first company that is Europe Soya certified by Kiwa, and one of the first food production businesses to gain this certification.

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