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Cotecna receives global ISO/IEC 17020 accreditation

Press Release
Geneva, 30 May, 2011

In May 2011, Cotecna Inspection SA, one of the world’s leading Testing, Inspection and Certification (TIC) companies, received its ISO/IEC 17020 certificate of accreditation from the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS).

This accreditation covers Cotecna’s global network, through its regional offices in the Americas, Asia, the Middle East and Europe. The scope of accreditation includes the verification of conformity against set parameters for various types of products such as agricultural commodities, metals and minerals, consumer goods, etc.

ISO/IEC 17020 is an internationally recognized standard that sets out general criteria for the operation of various types of bodies performing inspection. This accreditation recognizes Cotecna’s high standards and technical competence in inspection methods and procedures, but also covers aspects such as; integrity, management, confidentiality, facilities, reporting, etc.

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Cotecna Press
Alison Bourgeois
Vice President Corporate Communications
Geneva
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