A2LA

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A2LAAmerican Association for Laboratory Accreditation
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is a privately owned certified Veteran Owned Small Business, a registered ISO 9001 company, and has earned ISO/IEC 17025 Accreditation from A2LA.
Further, to enhance the technical competence of its employees, QU developed a series of training programs that were delivered by experts from A2LA and UKAS.
Our Houston Technical Services Laboratory and its personnel have many years of experience with the coating evaluation methods included in our Scope of Accreditation, a key factor in the successful accreditation process with A2LA," states Michael Cash, Axalta Senior Vice President and President of Industrial Coatings.
In December 2013, GTI Testing Laboratories successfully passed an ISO 17025 audit conducted by A2LA, an accreditation organization that provides formal recognition of the competence of a laboratory to manage and perform specific tests listed in their scope of accreditation.
This accreditation by A2LA reflects the significant long-term investments Tektronix has made in equipment, site infrastructures, and people in both China and Japan," said Bernie Duffy, vice president and general manager of Service at Tektronix.
Chris Satchell, the company chief technology officer and executive vice president of research and development, said 'IGT is the first and only gaming equipment manufacturer to be accredited by A2LA for ISO 17025.
Independent auditors from A2LA conduct on-site, 3-day comprehensive systems audits of the FADL on a biennial basis.
The company's A2LA accredited quality system provides the guidelines to offer acceptable testing and calibrations worldwide, according to the literature.
Getting A2LA accreditation takes time and resources, and many metrology labs, especially the great number of mom and pop type operations that have spawned in the last few decades, have not gone through the rigors of A2LA accreditation.
An individually serial-numbered Traceable certificate is provided from an ISO 9001 and ISO 17025 calibration laboratory accredited by A2LA.
location, there'll be an expansion of services with plans to pursue A2LA Accreditation for calibration laboratories on site; these will offer commercial calibration services for dimensional gages and equipment.
An individually serial-numbered Traceable [R] Certificate is provided from Control Company's ISO 17025 calibration laboratory accredited by A2LA.