20th anniversary of the Accredited Testing Laboratory
On November 24th, 2016, a meeting was organized at the Wood Technology Institute on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the Institute’s Accredited Testing Laboratory, entitled
"20 years of the ITD Accredited Testing Laboratory – guaranteed quality".
Almost 50 people attended the meeting, including many invited representatives of companies cooperating with the Laboratory for many years.
The Testing Laboratory, accredited by the Polish Centre for Accreditation certificate No. AB 088, performs tests both in areas regulated by law, meeting additional requirements, which are obligatory to be performed by entities assessing compliance with legal provisions, as well as in voluntary areas. While providing services to its clients, the Testing Laboratory acts ethically, reliably, and impartially, ensuring protection of information obtained during tests. The impartiality is guaranteed by the Institute’s Impartiality Board, which supports management in correctly identifying, analyzing, and documenting potential threats to impartiality and possible conflicts of interest. The Laboratory has 120 testing methods in the scope of its accreditation and performs over 3000 orders annually. The high quality of services provided by the Laboratory is guaranteed by qualified, constantly trained and experienced staff.
The meeting on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the Accredited Testing Laboratory was opened by Prof. Ewa Ratajczak, DSc – General Director of the Wood Technology Institute. After her speech Mieczysław Silny, MSc (Eng), a long-term Laboratory Head, took the floor and briefly presented two decades of the Laboratory's activity. Next was the presentation of offers of all Laboratory Sections by their managers. The second part of the meeting was started by Andrzej Kober – Head of the Mechanical and Physical Testing Accreditation Department of the Polish Centre for Accreditation, who introduced the most important areas of cooperation between PCA and Testing Laboratory, and invited guests to the discussion on "Exchange of experiences resulting from cooperation between the Laboratory and the industry – in other words ‘What else can we do for you?’”, moderated by Andrzej Noskowiak, MSc (Eng) – Head of Physical and Mechanical Testing Section of the Laboratory.
We thank you for all your greetings and kind words!