Instron® Calibration Laboratory Earns ISO/IEC 17025 Reaccreditation

Instron, a leading provider of testing equipment solutions designed to evaluate mechanical properties of materials and components, has announced that its Calibration Laboratory has achieved renewal of its ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation. Having successfully completed a comprehensive three day re-accreditation assessment by the National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP), a program administered by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), the National Metrology Institute (NMI) of the United States. Providing the highest quality accreditation services NVLAP is recognized as world-class laboratory accreditation program.

The ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation recognizes that Instron's calibration laboratory (NVLAP Lab Code 200301-0) has demonstrated the technical competence necessary to provide scientifically sound measurements in conducting a wide range of calibration services. Customers can be assured that their instruments are being calibrated to the highest industry standards and the calibration data is accurate, traceable, and repeatable.

With more than 120 field service engineers located worldwide Instron's calibration laboratory can conveniently meet the calibration needs of local and global organizations. For more information on the services available go to

About Instron®

Instron is a leading provider of test equipment for the material and structural testing markets. A global company providing single-source convenience, Instron manufactures and services products used to test the mechanical properties and performances of various materials, components and structures in a wide array of environments.

Instron systems evaluate materials ranging from the most fragile filament to advanced high-strength alloys, providing customers with comprehensive solutions for all their research, quality and service-life testing requirements. Additionally, Instron offers a broad range of service capabilities, including assistance with laboratory management, calibration expertise and customer training.

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