• New year, new name: Telefication rebrands to Kiwa

    23 January 2023

    From January 2023 Telefication B.V. will transfer all certification services to the Kiwa brand. Within the next few weeks the Telefication.com website will also be entirely transferred to Kiwa.com. Hence Kiwa Nederland B.V. has taken over all rights and responsibilities from Telefication B.V..

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  • Infographic: The properties of hydrogen

    17 January 2023

    Zero-emission transportation, greater flexibility of the electricity grid and cleaner industrial processes are all necessary to realise energy transition. Hydrogen, thanks to its characteristics, contributes significantly to the achievement of this ambitious goal. Discover the flammability limits in air, molecular mass, thermal conductivity, heating values and the other important properties of hydrogen in a clear infographic.

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  • ‘ISO 9001 certificate ensures quality and stability’

    10 January 2023

    Every year, several newborn babies are abandoned in the Netherlands. Stichting Beschermde Wieg (Protected Cradle Foundation) is a volunteer organization which helps pregnant women who avoid regular care by providing accessible preventive help and guidance to prevent babies from being abandoned or killed. The foundation wants to expand and decided to use the ISO 9001 quality standard as a blueprint for this. Policy officer Ingrid Meulenbelt tells more about it.

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  • ‘ISO 27001 certification solid basis for information security’

    22 December 2022

    Since 1991 Dutch company H&R Business IT Solutions has been supporting organizations in developing and managing their complete IT environment. The Utrecht family business offers an extensive service portfolio to this end, varying from consultancy, project management, implementation and migration to workplace design and data and cloud solutions.

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  • Kiwa helps Portugal convert to 100% H2

    22 December 2022

    Autumn 2022 Kiwa has started two new projects in Portugal for two Portuguese gas district system operators: H2REN for REN Portgás and Retrofit for Floene. In commission of these two operators, Kiwa will assess the suitability of their gas distribution networks for hydrogen.

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  • Kiwa announced as finalist for the Hydrogen Awards 2023

    20 December 2022

    Recently Kiwa has been announced as a finalist for the Hydrogen Awards of 2023, where businesses are highlighted for their contribution to the hydrogen industry. The commissioning of our new hydrogen production plant has played a major role in the nomination.

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  • IECEE appoints Kiwa for the IEC 62443: Cyber security for Industrial Automation and Control Systems

    15 December 2022

    The IEC System of Conformity Assessment Schemes for Electrotechnical Equipment and Components (IECEE) recently appointed Kiwa to carry out assessments and certifications in the context of the series of standards IEC 62443. Kiwa was already partially accredited, but this accreditation has now been expanded to include even more parts of the standard. To qualify for this allocation, Kiwa successfully completed the IECEE Certification Body Testing Laboratory (CBTL) and National Certification Body (NCB) audits.

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  • Transition to new version ISO 27001

    9 December 2022

    The new version of ISO 27001 was published on 25 October 2022. A transition period of three years applies and certified organizations must therefore have switched to ISO 27001:2022 on  November 1st 2025. Below we have listed the most important information about the transition process.

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