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"Scott Specialty Gases European Facility Achieves ISO/IEC 17025 Accreditation
To Manufacture Reference Calibration Gases
Wednesday, February 23, 2005 at 13:27:21, Plumsteadville, PA

Scott Specialty Gases recently announced that its manufacturing facility located in Breda, Netherlands recently passed an audit conducted by the Dutch Accreditation Council (RvA) leading to ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation. The accreditation certifies the facility as a "competent testing and calibration laboratory." Now known as Calibration Laboratory K064, Scott's Breda facility will be permitted to manufacture and sell metrology level-2 reference materials, also known as Certified Reference Materials (CRMs).

CRMs are internationally recognized and are the equivalent of NIST-Traceable Reference Standards (NTRMs). NTRMs are level-2 reference materials that are accredited by the United States National Institute of Standards and Technology. Jack de Jong, Vice President of Scott's Breda facility, stated, "This represents a major achievement for our operation. As an ISO/IEC 17025 certified testing and calibration laboratory, we can now add CRMs to our product line for sale throughout Europe to customers with environmental monitoring, petrochemical and automotive application needs." De Jong added, "It also enhances our credibility in the marketplace as a leading world supplier of many types of calibration gases that provide guaranteed 1% accuracy."

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) is comprised of a network of national standards institutes from 147 countries. Their objective is to improve customer satisfaction through development of international quality management standards that relate to the manufacture and delivery of products and services. More than a half-million organizations located in more than 60 countries participate in the ISO 9000 certification process.

Scott Specialty Gases is a recognized technology leader in the development of EPA protocol gases as well as a worldwide supplier of high-purity pure gases and mixed gases for industrial, scientific, medical and semiconductor applications. Scott is also the single-source producer of gaseous Standard Reference Material candidates (SRMs) for the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Numerous Scott manufacturing facilities provide convenient worldwide delivery while this website empowers Scott customers to reduce operating costs via online ordering, inventory management and many other innovative eTools.

For more information about Scott products and services, browse this website, contact Scott Technical Services Group at 800-21-SCOTT, or email to

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