International Certification Services Inc. (ICS) is partnered with Kiwa International Cert in North America, which is one of the largest accredited Registrars in the world having certification as its core activity and issuing more than 12,000 certificates. This is supported by inspection, testing, technology, training and consultancy services. Kiwa works throughout the world for clients in many sectors with an emphasis on water, energy, construction, infrastructure, automotive & transport, agro, feed & food safety & security, health & care and the environment.
Kiwa is accredited by the following international organizations: IATF, VDA, TGA, KBA and RVA. In North America we will focus on issuing the following standards: TS 169491, ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18000, ISO 22000, HACCP, ISO 13485, and AS9100.
Clients come from manufacturing and process industries, (business) services, public and private utilities, government agencies and international institutions. Kiwa is globally active in over forty countries with offices in the Netherlands, Germany, Belgium, Italy, Spain, Japan, Scandinavia, the United Kingdom, Turkey and China which offer all of Kiwa’s services. In over thirty countries additionally, Kiwa has established a reliable network of partners and colleagues in the field of certification.
With some 54 certifiers vying for the attention of automotive suppliers on every continent of the world, the market for system certification in the automotive industry is as fiercely competitive as the car market itself. Kiwa International Cert is among Europe´s top ten – thanks to our relentless emphasis on quality.
Our main goal is to be a “Partner for Progress” for all our clients. With this objective, we reinforce our attitude to meet customers’ demands in transparent and durable partnerships leading to improvement of their organization, products, processes and management systems.