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MICROTEK LABORATORIES-East (Baltimore) Receives A2LA ISO-17025 Accreditation

May 13, 2015

ILAC/A2LA ISO-17025 Accreditation

ILAC/A2LA ISO-17025 Accreditation

May 13, 2015 — Baltimore, MD - Microtek Laboratories’ Linthicum Heights facility receives its ILAC/A2LA ISO/IEC 17025 Accreditation for Electrical Test Scope (Certificate #3342.03) and Mechanical Test Scope (Certificate 3343.04) effective April 16, 2015.

“In addition to obtaining this A2LA ISO/IEC 17025 Accreditation, Microtek Laboratories’ Linthicum Heights facility also received a sub-license agreement allowing the usage of the International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC) Combined MRA Mark. This agreement provides Microtek Laboratories the additional benefit of removing barriers associated with test requirements from customers in foreign countries and provides greater recognition of our Scope of Accreditation to companies internationally utilizing Microtek Laboratories test and inspection services worldwide”, stated Robert Jackson, Director of Quality at Microtek Laboratories, adding, “in response to increased test program requests from the Automotive, Aerospace, Defense and Telecommunications industries, this accreditation of our Baltimore/Washington D.C. region facility will provide additional testing resources in support of these growing markets and our increasing customer base in Europe, Canada, Mexico, South America and Asia.”

This current certification provides Microtek Laboratories-East (Baltimore/Linthicum Heights) with Accreditation through May 31, 2017 2016.

Microtek Laboratories provides the highest level of support and test services to commercial, military, medical, aerospace and automotive markets worldwide. For more information, contact (800) 878-6601 or visit Microtek Laboratories’ web site at: or Learn More.

About Microtek Laboratories - Microtek Laboratories has multiple facilities located in the U.S. that are Internationally Accredited ILAC/A2LA ISO/IEC 17025 and registered ITAR test facilities, a Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Land & Maritime recognized test lab for Military Specifications MIL-PRF-55110, MIL-PRF-31032, MIL-PRF-50884, & MIL-I-46058; an IPC Certified Training Facility for IPC-A-600, IPC-A-610 & IPC-6012; Microtek (Anaheim) is a fully Certificated UL TPTDP Test Lab and CAP Agent for UL categories ZPMV2 & ZPXK2, QMTS2, QMJU2, QMFZ2 and OCDT2.

About A2LA - The American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) is a nonprofit, non-governmental, public service, membership society. We are the only independent (meaning that we are not governed by another, "parent" organization), non-profit, internationally-recognized accreditation body in the United States that offers a full range of comprehensive laboratory and laboratory-related accreditation services and training. Services are available to any type of organization, be it private or government. All of our accreditation programs are based on internationally-accepted criteria for competence. In addition to the accreditation of laboratories, A2LA offers programs for the accreditation of inspection bodies, proficiency testing providers, reference material producers and product certification bodies.  Website:

About ILAC - ILAC is the International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation for both laboratory and inspection accreditation bodies formed more than 30 years ago to help remove technical barriers to trade.  These arrangements are managed by ILAC, in the field of laboratory and inspection accreditation, and the International Accreditation Forum (IAF), in the fields of management systems, products, services, personnel and other similar programs of conformity assessment. Both organizations, ILAC and IAF work together and coordinate their efforts to enhance the accreditation and the conformity assessment worldwide.  ILAC first started as a conference in 1977 with the aim of developing international cooperation for facilitating trade, by promotion of the acceptance of accredited test and calibration results. Website:


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