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Inspectorate Achieve ISO 17025 Accreditation for Bitumen and Asphalt Testing in Antwerp

juin. 2 2017

ANTWERP (JUNE 2, 2017) - Inspectorate's Antwerp laboratory has added to an already impressive list of testing capabilities accredited to ISO 17025 by achieving the standard for bitumen and asphalt testing.

Strategically located in the centre of Antwerp Harbour, our 24/7 laboratory and inspection office has been providing support services for customers requiring independent testing results for bitumen and asphalt since July 2016.

Now accredited to ISO 17025 for testing capabilities to EN 12591 and related standards, Inspectorate is applying the latest equipment and best-practice methods to ensuring the required conformity are achieved for buyer and seller.

Senior technicians from our team in Antwerp led this project from concept to completion and are operating the bitumen testing facility, ensuring fast sample turnaround times and value-adding technical advice for customers.

“The ability to rely on the industries’ benchmark systems and resources from our established, state-of-the-art laboratory greatly helps to deliver high-quality services for our customers,” said Luc De Moor, Laboratory Manager, Inspectorate.

antwerp lab

Inspectorate is engaging in a series of investments and developments in the ARAH (Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Antwerp, Hamburg) region to continue providing first-class support for our customers, recently adding a 3rd RON/MON Engine in our Amsterdam laboratory.

“By heavily investing in new equipment in Amsterdam and rapidly achieving ISO 17025 accreditation for our bitumen and asphalt testing capabilities, Inspectorate is demonstrating our commitment to supporting customers in ARAH and reinforcing our position a technical leader in the industry,” said Dave Groen, General Manager, Inspectorate ARAH.

Inspectorate became a member of Eurobitume at the start of 2017 to support the quality and HSEQ task forces. Eurobitume is the voice of the European bitumen industry, promoting the efficient, effective and safe use of refined bitumen in road, industrial and building applications.

For more information about our bitumen and asphalt testing capabilities, contact the Inspectorate team in Antwerp.

Inspectorate NV – Antwerp Office & Laboratory
Antwerp Harbor
Romeynsweel 14
BE-2030 Antwerp
Tel:  +32 800 08 08