ACE Laboratories Earns ISO/IEC 17025:2017 Accreditation
Ravenna, OH, July 11, 2018 – ACE Laboratories, an independent testing and R&D laboratory, is pleased to announce that it has achieved ISO/IEC 17025:2017 accreditation from ANAB – ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board. ANAB is an internationally recognized accrediting organization that assures global acceptance of ANAB-accredited laboratories’ test reports and calibration certificates for the purposes of free trade and regulatory acceptance. Erick Sharp, president and CEO ACE Laboratories made the announcement.
“We believe our customers and the industry deserve the very best,” said Sharp. “With our lab now fully accredited, customers are assured that ACE operations are world-class and setting new benchmarks for excellence. Going through the process of accreditation challenged us to find even better ways to serve our customers, our employees and the industry with innovation and dedication.”
ACE Laboratories has been steadily growing to meet and exceed the needs of its customers and the industry. Hiring highly skilled professionals, addressing long-standing industry concerns and bringing fresh and innovative solutions to its testing and laboratory are making ACE a standout in its category.
“Our new Laboratory just opened for business on March 1st,” said Doug Hartley, vice president sales and marketing. “It is absolutely wonderful and amazing all the hard work the ACE team, led by John Leonhard and Doug Foster, went through to get us to this point in receiving 17025 to the 2017 Standard Certification. The support of all our customers, suppliers, and more importantly the entire ACE team, deserves all the credit in the world”
Status as an ANAB ISO/IEC 17025:2017 accredited laboratory means that ACE has met all the specified general requirements for ISO/IEC 17025 for competence to carry out specified test methods.
The stringent auditing process for accreditation relates to the operation and effectiveness of a laboratory’s quality management system and the correctness and reliability of the tests and calibrations the laboratory conducts.
ANAB is a signatory of the International Accreditation Forum (IAF) and International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC) multilateral recognition arrangements.
ANAB is a non-governmental organization that provides accreditation services to public-and-private-sector organizations and is jointly owned by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and the American Society for Quality (ASQ).
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