World Quality Day
The World Quality Day, established by the United Nations in 1990, is held annually on the second Thursday of November, with the aim of drawing Society's attention to the strategic importance of Quality as it contributes to the growth and the heterogeneity of individuals, organizations and nations.
World Standard Day
Each year on 14 October, the members of the IEC, ISO and ITU celebrate World Standards Day, which is a means of paying tribute to the collaborative efforts of thousands of experts worldwide who develop the voluntary technical agreements that are published as International Standards.
Eurocer- building, the European Association of Product Certification Bodies in the Construction sector, met in Madrid representatives from Belgium, Spain, France, Italy and Portugal to analyze the situation of European legislation concerning certification and CE marking.
ETICS: European Mutual Recognition Agreements in the certification of electrical products
The ETICS - European Testing Inspection Certification System annual meeting was held on April 25th and 26th, on Offenbach, Germany, kindly hosted by VDE.
This Association of European Certification Bodies, where several stakeholders are represented like Lighting Europe, Europacable, CEN/CENELEC, EA – European Accreditation, CECAPI, TIC Council and IECEE amongst others, is responsible for the strategic and operational management of the European mutual recognition, within the scope of the certification of electrical equipment, including the ENEC and HAR European common marks.
CERTIF sponsors 64th European Congress for Quality
After the great success in 2019 of EOQ Congress, in Lisbon, APQ – Portuguese Association for Quality organizes the 64th EOQ Congress that will take place on November 9th and 10th of 2023 in Hilton Porto Gaia hotel.
54th Meeting of the Advisory Group – Group of Notified Bodies for the Construction Products Regulation
On the 28th March was held in Brussels the 54th Meeting of the Advisory Group (GNB-CPR AG), of the Group of Notified Bodies under the Regulation (EU) No. 305/2011 - Construction Products Regulation. CERTIF was present as representative of the Portuguese National Mirror Group of Notified Bodies (GONP), under this regulation.
Ferromar – Comércio e Indústria de Fernando Pinho Teixeira, S.A. obtained certification for its Quality Management System
The company Ferromar – Comércio e Indústria de Fernando Pinho Teixeira, S.A., obtained at the end of February the certification to its Quality Management System, in accordance with the EN ISO 9001:2015 standard, for the commercialization, transformation and distribution of carbon steel products.
ALPI Portugal – Navegação e Trânsitos, Lda obtained certification for its Quality and Environmental Management System
ALPI Portugal – Navegação e Trânsitos, Lda, began 2023 with the certification of its Quality and Environmental Management System, in accordance with the standards EN ISO 9001:2015 and EN ISO 14001:2015, for the scope organization and logistics of international transport by land, sea and air.
ISO Survey 2021
ISO – International Organization for Standardization has just published its annual survey of the number of valid certificates to ISO management systems standards worldwide, issued by certification bodies accredited by IAF – International Forum of Accreditation. ISO Survey 2021 includes 4 new standards, bringing it to a total of 16 ISO management system standards. This survey shows an increase in all standars comparing with last year.
VALBOPAN gets UKCA certificate
VALBOPAN - Fibras de Madeira, S.A. is the first company to obtain the UK Certificate of Conformity of the Factory Production Control benefiting from the recognition agreement that CERTIF has established with the BBA - British Board of Agrément.
Feliz Painel got the Quality Management System certification by NP EN ISO 9001:2015
Feliz Painel, a company of Grupo Feliz, already a client of CERTIF under CE marking for “Self-supporting Double Skin Metal Faced Insulating Panels” according to EN 14509:2013, has now been granted the certification of its quality management system by the standard EN ISO 9001:2015 for the design, development and production of its panels.
CERTIF signs recognition agreement with CARES Steel Certification for UKCA marking
CERTIF has established a recognition agreement with CARES Steel Certification that allows its clients that export construction products covered by the mandatory CE marking to England, Scotland or Wales to access the UKCA marking.
51st Meeting of the Advisory Group – Group of Notified Bodies for the Construction Products Regulation
On the 22nd March was held the 51st Meeting of the Advisory Group (GNB-CPR AG), of the Group of Notified Bodies under the Regulation (EU) No. 305/2011 - Construction Products Regulation.”
VIDREIRA TUA-MIRANDELA certifies its Quality Management System
Vidreira Tua-Mirandela, Lda. has seen its Quality Management System certified by CERTIF, fulfilling the requirements of the NP EN ISO 9001:2015 standard for the following scope: “Flat glass transformation. Production of air-filled insulating glass units. Glass installation in construction works.”