• Shield Group International continues without the Kiwa Group

    5 May 2019

    Shield Group International (SGI), known as Kiwa Compliance International, will continue without the Kiwa Group. SGI partners with LDC to accelerate growth and global development.

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  • Finnish Red Cross takes a giant leap with Kiwa Inspecta

    28 April 2019

    The Finnish Red Cross and Kiwa Inspecta have a joint goal: to make sure that workplaces and homes are equipped with proper first aid skills and bravery to act in emergency situations. To achieve the double trainings goal, the two organizations are committed to developing first aid trainings together, in order to suit customers’ changing needs. The Red Cross aims to be a forerunner in internationally comparable trainings.

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  • EU-funded nuclear power plant research project meeting at Kiwa Sweden

    21 April 2019

    30 internationally leading experts in, inter alia, fracture mechanics were gathered at Kiwa in Stockholm from April 3-5. The meeting took place within the framework of the EU-funded research project ATLAS +, which will improve the controls that are carried out by nuclear power reactors.

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  • New German regulations for materials in contact with drinking water

    14 April 2019

    The German Environment Agency (UBA) has published new regulations with respect to materials and products in contact with drinking water. From March 2021, current KTW certificates will lose their validity. Kiwa can help you to smoothly convert your product approval(s) towards the new regulation.

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  • Kiwa integrates AQS Polska and strengthens footprint in global Food, Feed and Farm market

    14 April 2019

    AQS Polska, an independent inspection body mainly active in the food sector, is now part of the Kiwa Group. With the acquisition of AQS Polska, Kiwa aims to strengthen both its footprint in the international Food, Feed and Farm market and in its Polish activities.

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  • Kiwa at Intersolar Europe: all about solar services

    9 April 2019

    Kiwa, as an international accredited certification body for solar products, is attending Intersolar Europe 2019 from May 15-17 in Munich. We’ll present our wide range of services dedicated to both the primary and secondary Solar Market.

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  • April 7: International Beaver Day

    3 April 2019

    As you might know, the beaver is part of Kiwa's corporate identity, and it's inextricably linked to many of our values. Therefore we celebrate International Beaver Day on April 7.

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  • Kiwa at Hannover Messe: all about hydrogen

    28 March 2019

    At Hannover Messe from April 1 to 5 in Germany, we will tell you all about Kiwa’s state-of-the-art hydrogen test lab and our latest innovations in the field of hydrogen component and fuel cell testing and certification.

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  • TIC Council: global voice of the TIC sector

    19 March 2019

    Kiwa is member of the TIC Council, the association that represents the international Testing, Inspection and Certification sector. Our CEO Paul Hesselink now holds a Global Board seat in the TIC Council.

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  • Kiwa issues first ISO certificates in Latin America

    17 March 2019

    Kiwa Latin America in Peru and Kiwa Italy show the first tangible result of their international cooperation. Last week, Kiwa Latin America’s first ISO certificates were handed over to the Damont Group.

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  • Kiwa and DVGW CERT hand over first plastics multilayer piping certificates

    14 March 2019

    On March 13, Kiwa and DVGW CERT handed over the first certificates according to the voluntary assessment scheme for plastic multilayer piping systems for hot and cold drinking water inside buildings.

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  • Kiwa kicks off Dutch road measurement project

    14 March 2019

    Kiwa has started a major road measurement project for the Dutch Road Authority. The Kiwa KOAC truck is going to offer concrete assistance to improving the Dutch highways by measuring about half of the highway network over a five-year period.

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  • Meet Kiwa at ISH 2019

    5 March 2019

    International Kiwa teams will be present at ISH 2019 from March 11-15 in Frankfurt. ISH is the world’s leading trade fair focusing on the responsible management of water and energy in buildings.

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  • Kiwa customer research yields positive results

    25 February 2019

    Kiwa has evaluated customer satisfaction and the outcome of the survey is very positive with an 8.0 for our services. Customers are most satisfied about our professionalism and the skills of our employees.

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  • Kiwa teams with SATAS to open up the South African certification market

    15 February 2019

    Kiwa and SATAS, two leading institutions in the field of inspection and certification team up to open the South African certification market for any business.

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  • Jussi Ojanen appointed Country Manager Kiwa Finland

    24 January 2019

    Jussi Ojanen (MSc, Tech.) has been appointed as Kiwa Finland Country Manager from March 2019.

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  • Successful CSR recertification audit for Kiwa

    22 January 2019

    Kiwa has just passed a successful recertification audit on its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) efforts for 18 Kiwa sites spread over eight countries.

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  • Stay up to date on Brexit

    20 January 2019

    Brexit will have an impact on international Testing, Inspection and Certification (TIC) activities. Whether or not arrangements can be agreed for Notified Bodies and their customers, is unclear yet. On our information page about Brexit we inform you about the impact of Brexit on TIC services.

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  • Updated Kiwa KOAC truck collects all road data in one run

    14 December 2018

    Kiwa owns the largest and most advanced high-end road measuring truck in the world. The truck can collect all functional properties of any road track in only one go, instead of 3 to 4 runs with different vehicles. Last week we made a road trip throughout Germany to show the truck to road authorities.

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  • GAR update: withdrawal EN60335-2-102:2006 standard

    4 December 2018

    Kiwa would like to inform you about that the standard EN 60335-2-102:2006 (including amendment A1:2010, if applicable), will be withdrawn from 22-01-2019.

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