• Kiwa and Vinçotte are joining forces to offer a wider range of services and boost their international ambitions(2)

    1 December 2021

    Kiwa and Vinçotte, the largest inspection, auditing and certification company in Belgium, are joining forces. This merger enables us to move towards creating a one-stop-shop for TIC services to support clients across the world with a wider range of services.

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  • Kiwa and KPN Security: prevent cyber-attacks on smart devices

    4 November 2021

    Cybercriminals are increasingly attacking IoT consumer electronics. If it is up to Kiwa and KPN Security, this will soon change. The two companies have combined their expertise to help manufacturers and suppliers who wish to independently assess and certify their IoT consumer electronics. This ensures consumers that certified products meet standard safety requirements.

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  • EU wants to curb cybercrime through 'smart' consumer electronics

    3 November 2021

    Thermostats, doorbells, security cameras and other 'smart' products that do not meet minimum cybersecurity requirements are expected to be banned from the European market from 2024. This is the result of new EU legislation that was recently adopted, aiming to ensure that European consumers are better protected against cybercrime via web connected electronics.

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  • Look around in our labs? Check out our virtual tours!

    2 November 2021

    As an independent expert in the field of testing, inspection and certification, Kiwa has its own state-of-the-art laboratories and test facilities. Here our professionals test new products against the applicable quality requirements and carry out research into materials in the most diverse circumstances. Now you can look around in Kiwa’s labs yourself, wherever and whenever you want, thanks to our virtual tours.

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  • Kiwa quickly and effectively supports SanoMed with ISO 13485 certification

    2 November 2021

    SanoMed Manufacturing BV produces cosmetics, wound care products and nutritional supplements. The Dutch company’s unique feature is the frequent use of natural ingredients such as honey and olive oil. But medical devices and products based on natural sources also have to comply with the applicable laws and regulations, so SanoMed turned to Kiwa for renewal of its ISO 13485 certification.

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  • ViA: Temporary relaxation of sanctions due to high demand for SCL certifications

    25 October 2021

    The introduction of the ViA scheme, effective January 1, 2022, has created an overwhelming demand for certifications according to the NEN Safety Culture Ladder (SCL) scheme. This has caused a capacity shortage in certification bodies, which has led the Governance Code Veiligheid in de Bouw (GCVB) to decide to temporarily relax the requirements imposed on the means of evidence. Below you can read what this means.

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  • PSV Academy receives first Dutch Safe Sport Climate label

    5 October 2021

    The PSV Academy, a soccer school for young talented football players, hosted by Dutch football club PSV, is the first to receive the Safe Sport Climate label (Label Veilig Sportklimaat). With this a long-cherished wish of Toon Gerbrands (General Director of PSV, one of the top 3 football clubs in the Netherlands) has been fulfilled.

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  • Kiwa present at Intersolar Europe 2021

    17 September 2021

    Kiwa will join Intersolar Europe, world's leading exhibition for the solar industry in Munich, Germany. From 6-8 October we will be presenting our services dedicated to the Renewable Energies market.

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