• Kiwa at Medica - world's leading medical trade fair from 18-21 November

    22 October 2019

    From 18 - 21 November, Kiwa will be present at the world's leading medical trade fair: Medica 2019 in Düsseldorf. Representatives of Kiwa Italia, Kiwa Turkey, our German test laboratory and our French subsidiary will be present.

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  • Kiwa Brexit Update

    18 October 2019

    Great Britain has the intention to leave the European Union (EU) on 31 October 2019. Independently from the outcome of the Brexit, Kiwa can already support its clients to prepare for Brexit.

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  • AQS France member of the Kiwa Group

    11 October 2019

    AQS France, an independent inspection body in the food sector, is now part of the Kiwa Group. With the integration of AQS, Kiwa strengthens both its footprint in the international Agro, Feed and Food market and in its French activities.

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  • Upgrade of FIBA facilities manual. Kiwa is accredited

    9 October 2019

    The international basketball federation (FIBA) has joined forces with Kiwa and other test institutes to create an upgraded version of the FIBA Handbook of test methods and requirements.

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  • Kiwa develops eco-friendly accelerated notch pipe test (aNPT)

    14 October 2019

    Kiwa has successfully implemented the eco-friendly accelerated notch pipe test (aNPT) for PE100-RC pipe testing. The important difference with a normal NPT is that instead of using loads of water, the pipe is placed in a detergent solution.

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  • Kiwa Italy opens new Plastic Laboratory in Bologna

    2 October 2019

    Kiwa Italy has established a brand new state of the art Plastic Laboratory in Bologna. The establishment responds to the increasing demand of the Water & Gas sector, with the aim to support companies with their business growth and innovation.

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  • Kiwa joins Hydrogen Innovation Mission Japan

    25 September 2019

    From September 23 - 28, Kiwa will join the Dutch Innovation Mission Hydrogen to Japan. The mission facilitates excellent opportunities to gain more insights into the chances hydrogen offers and to strengthen our international network even further.

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  • Kiwa at Solar Power International 2019

    19 September 2019

    Kiwa, as an internationally accredited certification body for solar products, will be present at the Solar Power International 2019 exhibition, in Salt Lake City (USA) from 23 to 26 September.

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  • Ron Scheepers new Executive Vice President for Kiwa’s Service Line Assurance

    18 September 2019

    Kiwa is glad to welcome Ron Scheepers as our new Executive Vice President for the Service Line Assurance from October 1. Ron will succeed Erik Landgren, who is now Country Manager of Kiwa Inspecta Sweden.

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  • Study by Kiwa and Stedin: Dutch village Stad aan 't Haringvliet can switch to green hydrogen

    9 September 2019

    Together with grid operator Stedin, Kiwa has investigated whether the Dutch village Stad aan 't Haringvliet can switch from natural gas to green hydrogen. The research shows that this can be achieved within a relatively short time and at relatively low costs.

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  • Acheta Pest Control joins Kiwa

    4 September 2019

    Kiwa has welcomed Acheta Consulting Ltd to the Kiwa UK family. The new company adds pest management services to our portfolio.

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  • New Green Hydrogen Project

    3 September 2019

    Kiwa is delighted to be working as part of a consortium on the UK Government-funded Project Methilltoune. This project seeks to demonstrate the bulk supply of hydrogen from offshore wind and examine the cost reduction opportunities.

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  • GAR-update: withdrawal of EN 484:1997, EN 521:2006 and EN 14543:2005 + A1:2007

    29 August 2019

    The standards EN 484:1997, EN 521:2006 and EN 14543:2005+A1:2007 have been replaced by new versions. Appliances burning gaseous fuels used for cooking, heating, hot water production, refrigeration, lighting and washing need to be certified based on the updated standards after the dow date.

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  • Kiwa supports Dutch Women’s Eight rowing team

    27 August 2019

    The Dutch Women's Eight rowing team takes part in the World Rowing Championship from August 25 - September 1, 2019 in Austria. Kiwa is proud sponsor of this group of rowers.

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  • Moroni & Partners now member of the Kiwa group

    22 August 2019

    Moroni & Partners, a leading provider of engineering services to energy plants, is now part of the Kiwa Group. The company adds to our services in the solar sector in particular.

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  • Kiwa and Sinovoltaics provide ‘one-stop-shop’ for PV testing, inspection and certification

    19 August 2019

    Kiwa and Sinovoltaics have entered into a strategic partnership that will enable solar plant investors and developers to accede the most comprehensive scope of testing, de-risking and certification services in the solar PV and energy storage industry.

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  • Festive opening of new Kiwa Fire Lab

    26 July 2019

    In November Kiwa will open a new, state-of-the-art Fire Lab in the Netherlands. To celebrate this, we are hosting the festive event “Better safe than sorry! How to deal with complexity and integrality or future trends?" on November 13.

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  • Kiwa helps The Ocean Cleanup to improve plastic cleanup system

    25 July 2019

    The Ocean Cleanup is a Dutch initiative to clean up the plastic trash in the oceans. For this the organization uses a long half-circle plastic floater. Kiwa conducts research into the properties of high-density polyethylene (HDPE), the material of which the cleanup system’s floater is made.

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  • Kiwa provides insight into the quality of Groningen Seaports' hydrogen transport piping system

    19 July 2019

    Groningen Seaports in The Netherlands wants to make the energy supply of their industry more sustainable. To achieve this, a brand new infrastructure for the transportation of green hydrogen will be built. Kiwa has given insight into the quality of the plastic piping system that will be used.

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  • FSSC 22000 publishes certification scheme version 5

    1 July 2019

    The FSSC 22000 foundation has recently published the newest version of the FSSC 22000 certification scheme for food safety management systems. From January 1, 2020 all audits will be conducted according to this new version.

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