• 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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  • 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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