Kiwa Stories

Our stories offer you insights into how Testing, Inspection and Certification (TIC) bring value, trust and progress to companies, institutions and people all over the world.

  • 3 min
    Digital twinning: continuous inspection through bits and bytes

    Production processes, the deflections of concrete or metal structures, the movements of wind turbines: with sensors on different parts of a single construction, machine or process, you can create a 'digital twin' - a digital copy of the original. This opens up unprecedented new possibilities for inspection and continuous monitoring.

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  • 2 min
    Spectacular celebrations: how professional pyrotechnicians keep fireworks safe

    New Year’s Eve, concerts, bonfire night: many celebrations bring with them spectacular fireworks displays. Certified pyrotechnics expert Ron de Koster makes sure fireworks go off safely.

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  • 3 min
    The new Medical Device Regulation: improving safety through expert auditing

    From May 2021, new European rules for medical devices (MDR) will apply. The MDR has major impact on the medical sector. It will bring great benefit, but also great challenges for all economic operators involved.

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  • 3 min
    Capturing and capitalizing the power of the sun

    Next to being one of the most important sustainable energy solutions, solar energy offers great business opportunities. Kiwa helps solar manufacturers to increase the quality of products and investors decrease and mitigate risks to improve their return on investment.

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    Auditing: collaboration for the highest quality

    Ronny Mendelsohn, auditor at Kiwa: “The audit process is a team effort, a collaboration between customer and auditor, to achieve the same goal: improving and maintaining a high level of quality.”

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    Hazards, heights and health: how Kiwa keeps employees safe

    Kiwa inspectors frequently face potentially dangerous activities. Helena Louhelainen, HSE Manager at Kiwa Finland, makes sure that her colleagues are able to trust that after a day of work they can go home healthy and well.

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    Going back to our source: the value of water

    Water covers more than 70 percent of the Earth’s surface. It is vital to sustain life, and fundamental to industry. For World Water Day 2021, we look at the challenges we face, and how Kiwa is helping.

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