• Organization TypeGoods Supplier
  • Staff51-100
  • HeadquartersUnited Kingdom
  • Founded1981

INSPEC International Ltd.

INSPEC International Ltd is the world's leading independent organisation for the testing and certification of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), for inter-laboratory comparisons and for the design and supply of related laboratory test equipment. Their scope of activities covers all types of PPE - from head to toe. They have been in business in the United Kingdom since 1981 and in China since 2002. They now provide their services and products to a wide range of clients - from the largest to the smallest - all around the world. They are a 'family firm' and currently employ about 40 staff, operating seven laboratories and four office locations. They offer testing to European, American, Canadian and Australian PPE standards, CE marking to the European PPE Directive and PPE Regulation, Wheel marking to the European Marine Equipment Directive and certification of Quality Management Systems to ISO 9001. They also operate an accredited product certification programme for PPE, the IC Mark and are well on the way to offering an accredited certification service against ISO 14001, Environmental Management Systems. In cooperation with the Safety Equipment Institute (SEI) in the USA, they also provide PPE testing and certification programmes for the North American market. Their certification services are accredited by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) and their testing and inter-laboratory comparison services are accredited by ANAB. Mission To provide industry with accurate, efficient and economical testing, certification and proficiency services, and with well-designed, well-made and reliable test equipment. Quality policy -To satisfy customer expectations; -To provide independent testing, certification and proficiency services of the highest level of professionalism and integrity, accredited or approved to those standards against which their quality management system has been established; -To implement and continually improve their quality management system and its effectiveness, consistent with this quality policy; -To ensure that all clients are treated equitably and impartially and that their confidentiality is maintained; -To consider market needs when developing new services; -To ensure that this quality policy is understood, implemented and maintained at all levels within their organisation.
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Contract Awards

Procurement of Laboratory Equipment and Supplies

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) - United States, United States Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS)

Company Offices

  • United Kingdom (headquarters)
  • Salford
  • 56 Leslie Hough Way