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Accreditation as a Testing Laboratory for Sports Surfaces acc. ISO 17025

We proudly announce the official recognition of the IST as a testlab for sports surfaces (type B) according ISO 17025 "General Requirements for the Competence of Testing and Calibration Laboratories" (see attached Accreditation Certificate issued by the Swiss Accreditation Service within the Swiss Secretariat of Economy SECO of the Swiss Federal Ministry of Economy EVD). Our Accreditation Number is STS 411. This accreditation is valid internationally according to international treaties (EA, IAF, ILAC).

The Accreditation Type B entitles IST to optimize specified test procedures under defined conditions. We see this as a mark of distinction and recognition for decades of successfull efforts to develop and improve test procedures

The range of covered test procedures can be seen from the attached document (range of accreditation). The actual situation of our accreditation can be traced at

The now awarded Accreditation is a challenge to improve our work even more.

Thomas Hartmann
Board of Directors
Laboratory Director

Karin Glasze-Kolitzus
Board of Directors
Quality Manager

Accreditation Certificate

Last Update: December 2014


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