IAPMO R&T Lab and the IAPMO Institute of Building Technology (IBT), long-trusted names in independent testing, research and technical services for the plumbing, mechanical, electro-plumbing and construction products industries, have signed a mutual recognition agreement with the Standards Institute of Israel (SII), the state-owned corporation responsible for setting standards for products and services provided in Israel.
The agreement enables IAPMO R&T Lab, IBT and SII to cooperate on testing services and the issuance of certificates, permits to release from customs, and/or marks of conformity to product manufacturers for products governed by the following standards:
"This MRA with the Standards Institute of Israel is important for both organizations toward serving our mutual clients, manufacturers who market their products internationally," said Ken Wijaya, executive vice president of IAPMO R&T Lab.
IAPMO R&T Lab is accredited to ISO/IEC 17025 and capable of testing to more than 400 standards, as well as providing special services such as research and development, training, quality assurance, failure analysis, and witness/field testing. (IBT), a division of IAPMO R&T Lab, was formed to provide testing and consulting services to the building products industry. IBT is staffed with veteran engineers and professionals with decades of experience in the testing and construction business.