Machinery is subject to many safety requirements that must be met before it can be put into service or placed on the market.
The requirements come from product safety directives and national laws and standards. In the European Union, the CE mark indicates conformity.
As the world's leading testing, inspection, and certification company we offer superior expert services in matters related to EU regulations. In addition, we operate as a notified body in accordance with almost all EU product safety directives, making us the first choice of many of our customers around the world who need reliable CE marking services.
Thanks to our extensive know-how and expertise, we offer much more than just certification services. We also provide extensive support and advisory services that guarantee the successful CE marking process for your product and expand your company's expertise.
With our services, you can find out the directives and standards for the machine you manufacture, preferably already at the concept stage, if necessary. We operate as a notified body in accordance with almost all EU product safety directives. If the country of delivery is outside Europe, we can find out the requirements of your destination country to support the design. As the world's leading testing, inspection, and certification company we offer you a network of more than 1,000 sites and laboratories around the world.
We help with risk assessment through the entire machine design process. With our assessment service, we perform a conformity assessment on your machine and report the findings. Assessment and inspection can also be performed on the manufactured machine or machine line before commissioning and delivery at the installation site.
Conformity assessment covers the following areas:
- Advice on the CE marking process
- Conformity assessment
- Design verification testing
- Type approval
- Review and approval of systems
- Evaluation of files and documents
- CE inspections and electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) testing
- Risk analyzes and assessments
- Evaluation of the instructions for use
- Identification of problems subject to interpretation
- Granting EU compliance
- Drawing up inspection certificates
We provide training on machine safety. Our training topics cover for example safety concepts and basic principles of safety, functional safety, and electrical safety.
We can also tailor training to match your specific needs.
Our services enable independent conformity assessments for the machines in use, machine modernization and investment projects for new machines.
The owner of the machinery is responsible for the safety of the machines and machine lines used by his employees. With the help of our services, you can assess the security level of your machines in use and receive a report on detected deficiencies. We help identify machine risks and assess risks.
In modernization projects of old machines, we can make safety assessments before and after completion of work and report the findings. With third-party inspection you can be sure that safety-related aspects are taken in into the consideration comprehensively.
For the investment project, we can provide independent third-party conformity assessment from offers screening phase until machine hand-over moment, whether you are buying a machine modernization, a new machine or a entire factory with machine lines. You can be sure that your investment is faster compliant and safe for production and also stays in production.
We also help to find out the requirements of the destination country in destinations outside the EU,depending on the future location of the machine or factory. As the world's leading testing, inspection, and certification company we offer you a network of more than 1,000 sites and laboratories around the world.