Article: Timeline

November 2018: Incorporation


The considerations for the incorporation of a certification company, which have been ongoing since February 2017, reach a milestone, the entry in the commercial register.

January 2019: Starting the Activity


We start our work at the Hanover site with five employees.

June 2020: Recognition as Notified and Designated Body


After 15 months, the German Federal Railway Authority recognizes our certification body as Notified Body (NoBo) and Designated Body (DeBo) for Germany.

August 2020: Listing in NANDO


With an entry in the NANDO database by the European Commission we receive the authorisation to issue EC certificates.

October 2020: Certification according to ISO 9001


After successful audit, we receive the initial certification of our quality management system according to ISO 9001:2015.

March 2021: Accreditation according to ISO/IEC 17065


The German Accreditation Body (DAkkS) issues the accreditation certificate as a certification body according to ISO/IEC 17065.

May 2021: Recognition as DeBo in Luxembourg


We receive our recognition in Luxembourg as "organisme désigne" (DeBo).

May 2022: Recognition as DeBo in Switzerland


The Swiss Federal Office of Transport (BAV) recognizes us as a "Benannte Beauftragte Stelle" (DeBo) in Switzerland.