Accreditations & Memberships
We are members of the following organizations and are fully compliant with their standards.
The American Association for Laboratory Accreditation
The American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) is a nonprofit, non-governmental, public service, membership society. We are the only independent (meaning that we are not governed by another, “parent” organization), non-profit, internationally-recognized accreditation body in the United States that offers a full range of comprehensive laboratory and laboratory-related accreditation services and training. Services are available to any type of organization, be it private or government. All of our accreditation programs are based on internationally-accepted criteria for competence. In addition to the accreditation of laboratories, A2LA offers programs for the accreditation of inspection bodies, proficiency testing providers, reference material producers and product certification bodies.
We qualify supply chain partners in every major industry worldwide, making contractor prequalification manageable and pain-free. Our global reach allows us to be available wherever our clients need us the most. Avetta connects the world’s leading organizations with qualified suppliers, contractors, and vendors. We bring unmatched visibility to your company through cloud-based technology and human insight. As a result, we foster sustainable growth for your business, as well as your supply chain. Our SaaS subscription software is used by 50k+ active customers in over 100 countries. vetta transforms how enterprises assess and mitigate risk within their supply chains, simplifying the engagement and evaluation of suppliers to ensure alignment with each client’s unique operating requirements. Our SaaS-based technology platform and deep domain expertise enable the comprehensive collection and analysis of operational data to formulate a forward-looking risk profile for each partner company. We qualify supply chain partners in every major industry worldwide, making contractor prequalification manageable and pain-free. Our global reach allows us to be available wherever our clients need us the most. Our scalable and adaptive technology delivers a highly configurable solution to our 300+ global clients.
International Society of Weighing and Measurement
The International Society of Weighing and Measurement is the trade association for weighing and measurement industry professionals. With nearly 600 members in the United States and 27 countries around the world, the ISWM is committed to promoting and enhancing the professionalism and success of our industry. ISWM members include manufacturers and dealers/distributors of weighing equipment, state weights and measures officials and industry end users. From the finest precision balances to massive railroad and truck scales, ISWM members supply products critical to global commerce, helping industry to achieve the highest possible standards and efficiency.
International Standard ISO/IEC 17025:2005
This laboratory is accredited by A2LA (American Association for Laboratory Accreditation) in accordance with the recognized International Standard ISO/IEC 17025:2005 General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories. This laboratory also meets the requirements of ANSI/NCSLI Z540-1-1994. This accreditation demonstrates technical competence for a defined scope and the operation of a laboratory quality management system (refer to joint ISO-ILAC IAF Communique dated 8 January 2009). ISO is an independent, non-governmental international organization with a membership of 163 national standards bodies. Through its members, it brings together experts to share knowledge and develop voluntary, consensus-based, market relevant International Standards that support innovation and provide solutions to global challenges. You’ll find our Central Secretariat in Geneva, Switzerland. Learn more about our structure and how we are governed.
Established in 2001, ISN® is the global leader in contractor and supplier management. We support more than 500 Hiring Clients in capital-intensive industries to help manage more than 60,000 contractors and suppliers with operations in over 85 countries. ISN provides an online contractor management database, ISNetworld, which is designed to meet internal and governmental record keeping and compliance requirements. ISN collects health and safety, procurement, quality and regulatory information. ISN’s subject matter experts review and verify this information to assess the accuracy, relevance and timeliness of the data. Connecting Hiring Clients with safe, reliable and sustainable contractors and suppliers around the globe allows these organizations to use ISN as an integral part of their management systems. For more information, click here to watch a brief video about ISN.