Kiwa is an independent organisation that provides high-quality certification. Kiwa supports these certification activities with inspection, assessment, technical knowledge, research, training and data services. Kiwa works for clients from many sectors ranging from water, energy and construction to agriculture, feed and food, safety and the environment. Clients also come from sectors including processing industries, services, utilities sector and authorities.
Kiwa creates trust
Kiwa uses its expertise to help customers to improve the quality of their organisation, products, services, processes, management systems and employees. Kiwa creates trust by making quality visible.
Kiwa stands for quality
The name Kiwa, the Kiwa certificates and the Kiwa quality marks represent quality, reliability and sustainability around the world. These are important marketing tools when you are increasing the added value of your product or applying for licences. A Kiwa certificate and a Kiwa quality mark play a considerable role in making your efforts as a certificate holder visible, both to yourself and the outside world.
Kiwa is independent
Kiwa is strictly independent, impartial and it is not involved with production, trade or any other activities that could threaten its impartiality. There are no external influences on the decisions or advice provided by Kiwa in areas including certification, testing, inspection, technology or research. Various accreditation bodies monitor Kiwa’s activities. These are in turn audited by external organisations and accredited by government bodies. The requirements that Kiwa tests against a product or service are reached in consultation with all parties involved, namely manufacturers, customers, accreditation bodies such as Kiwa and the Board of Experts in a specific professional field. Where applicable, the requirements of international standards systems are also included.See more