LIQ – Laboratório Industrial da Qualidade (Industrial Quality Laboratory) is a technical and scientific association, participated by several industrial and service companies, private persons and public entities, which includes the Universidade de Aveiro (University of Aveiro).
It aims to provide services and support for economic activities, as an integrated entity in the SPQ – Sistema Português da Qualidade (Portuguese Quality System), accredited by IPAC – Instituto Português de Acreditação (Portuguese Accreditation Institute), member of EA (European Accreditation) and EUROLAB, with about 30 years of experience in the areas of testing, metrology and technical inspections.
LIQ´s Testing Laboratory is a notified body in the European Union for the CE conformity and has agreements for product certification in international schemes CB and ENEC, in collaboration with the certification body LCIE (Laboratoire Central des Industries Électriques), in France. Is also recognized for tests according to SASO standards (Saudi Standards, Metrology and Quality Organization) and UL (Underwriters Laboratories), certification organization placed in the United States of America.
The Energy, Inspections and Safety department is certified by the EIC (International Certification Company) in two Management Systems, namely, the Quality Management System (NP EN ISO 9001: 2015) and the Safety and Security Management System Occupational Health (OHSAS 18001: 2007 / NP 4397: 2008).
The information about accredited areas of our laboratories and inspections can be found HERE.