• The Kiwa Explosion Safety Trainings

    21 August 2019

    Have you always wanted to learn more about an explosion? Or is ATEX becoming more and more a topic in your organization? Than Kiwa has the solution for you: the Kiwa Explosion Safety Trainings.

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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. This encloses the plastic, after which it is collected by a ship and removed for recycling.

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  • A new name!

    18 July 2019

    We are happy to announce that in the near future our fire safety and security testing and certification specialist Telefication will operate under a new name: Kiwa FSS Products.

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  • Kiwa develops certification for IoT equipment

    26 June 2019

    Between now and 2021 Dutch technical university TU Delft will conduct research into the safety of Internet of Things equipment, such as smart thermostats, refrigerators and security cameras. If a product is found to be unsafe by TU Delft, the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate, supporter of the research, will contact the manufacturer to improve it.

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  • H&M first Dutch non-food retailer with an ISO 50001 certificate

    5 June 2019

    Fashion retailer H&M Netherlands has received the ISO 50001 certificate for energy management from Kiwa. This makes H&M the first Dutch non-food retailer with this important certification. The H&M group wants to want to contribute to sustainable solutions for the effects of the greenhouse effect and climate change and has met all ISO 5001 requirements

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  • Kiwa test center and CB for HP Keymark

    4 June 2019

    Kiwa is now an empowered Certification Body CB and recognized test center for HP Keymark, the independent voluntary European certification mark supporting heat pump quality in the European market. This means Kiwa’s heat pump experts can test equipment and components against applicable standards and provide manufacturers with the HP Keymark certificate.

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  • Kiwa partners up with Eco-Runner Team Delft

    24 May 2019

    As hydrogen experts we are always enthusiastic about new innovative hydrogen projects. Kiwa sees the Eco-Runner team of the Delft university as a good example of the possibilities hydrogen offers for a sustainable future.

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  • Kiwa at Intersolar Europe 2019: all about solar services

    15 April 2019

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

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  • New German regulations for materials in contact with drinking water

    15 April 2019

    The German Envirment 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 van help you to smoothly convert your product approval(s) towards the new regulation.

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  • Hitachi: ‘Kiwa creates trust and they trust us as well’

    12 April 2019

    Johnson Controls-Hitachi Air Conditioning goes for nothing less than 100% quality and does not want to take any risks considering safety. In March 2019 a new milestone has been reached in the cooperation between the two companies.

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  • Gastec QA quality mark hydrogen gas components in the making

    14 March 2019

    A recent study Kiwa conducted for grid provider Netbeheer Nederland shows the Dutch natural gas network can be relatively easy adapted for hydrogen gas distribution. As manager of the Gastec QA quality mark, Kiwa anticipates this with a new quality mark Approval Requirement (AR) (Dutch: Keuringseis, KE) 214 ‘Suitability for hydrogen gas’.

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  • Kiwa customer research yields positive results

    28 February 2019

    Kiwa has evaluated customer satisfaction and we are proud that the outcome of the survey is very positive; in general, we score an 8.0 for our services, an improvement of 0.15 compared to 2016.

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  • Kiwa hands out Consortium Grensmaas CSC bronze

    28 November 2018

    Kiwa awarded CSC bronze to Consortium Grensmaas on 2 October. The CSC certificate (Concrete Sustainability Council) provides producers with proof that concrete products, concrete mortar and raw materials for concrete are produced in a sustainable and responsible manner. Consortium Grensmaas is the first gravel supplier in Limburg with CSC.

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  • NIBE investigates, Kiwa certifies Leadax - 'the new lead'

    1 October 2018

    Independent research by the Netherlands Institute for Building Biology and Ecology (NIBE) shows that Leadax, a Dutch invention as an alternative to lead, causes 54% less damage to people and the environment than the heavy metal. Kiwa has certified the product on the basis of a Kiwa Covenant.

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  • Kiwa contributes to Hydrogen Knowledge File

    27 September 2018

    Hydrogen as an indispensable link in the energy transition: Kiwa sees the benefits.

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  • Primara member of the Kiwa Group

    18 September 2018

    The Primara Test- und Zertifizier-GmbH in Kaufbeuren near Munich is now owned by the Kiwa Group in Germany. The takeover benefits Kiwa customers worldwide.

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  • State of the art lab triples Kiwa's heat pump test capacity

    12 March 2018

    The beginning of 2018 marked a very special moment for Kiwa’s heat pump experts. After months of thorough preparations a brand new test lab was shipped in from Italy and meticulously reconstructed in Apeldoorn.

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