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Issue 08/2016

Wind industry: Harmonized certification facilitates global market access

IECRE issues first wind turbine certificate

Developed with the participation of industry players, including equipment manufacturers, power producers, insurance companies, test laboratories and certifying bodies, IECRE, the IEC System for Certification to Standards Relating to Equipment for Use in Renewable Energy Applications, streamlines a complex process and benefits not only the wind, but other renewable energy industries such as solar and marine.

2017
Issue 02/2017

Nailing safety

Products tested to international standards instil confidence

Power tools are lighter, perform better and last longer, thanks to improved cordless battery technology, benefiting professionals in manufacturing, aerospace, automotive and construction, and amateurs alike. This booming global industry is expected to post revenues of more than USD 34 billion by 2020, according to market research by Technavio.

2019
Issue 03/2019

Peer assessment programme enhances global certification scheme

Fostering mutual trust and recognition

From household appliances to office equipment and medical devices, when we purchase electronic products, we expect them to function properly and to be able to use them safely. We assume that this has been taken care of through the process of testing and certification. But how can we be sure that the people carrying out the tests are doing their jobs correctly?