Under the ACLASS brand, the ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation
Board provides accreditation to ISO/IEC 17025 for testing and
calibration laboratories, ISO/IEC 17020 for inspection
bodies, ISO Guide 34 for reference material producers, and
ISO/IEC 17043 for proficiency testing providers.
ACLASS is recognized by ILAC, APLAC, and IAAC as a signatory of
multilateral recognition arrangements that facilitate acceptance of
test and calibration data internationally.
The ACLASS approach is to treat customers as partners while
maintaining the integrity of the standards. We believe in the value
of accreditation and we want our customers and their customers to
feel the same.
Our goal is to help you enhance your business, quality, and
technical performance. How? By studying and understanding the big
picture with regard to the operation of a laboratories, inspection
bodies, and reference material producers.
Headquartered in the Washington, DC, area, ACLASS has assessors
around the country and has been in the accreditation business since
ACLASS assessors are experts from industry, the U.S. government
and military, other accreditation bodies (both domestic and
international), and the international laboratory and accreditation
community. All of our assessors have extensive experience in the
areas they audit. They have undergone extensive training and are
well versed on each element of the relevant standards and ACLASS
Our management and technical staff assure high-quality service,
integrity, independence, impartiality, confidentiality, and
unmatched customer service.
Dr. Bill Hirt discusses the benefits of accreditation. ACLASS
offers accreditation for ISO/IEC 17025 test and calibration labs,
ISO/IEC 17020 inspection bodies, ISO Guide 34 reference material
producers, ISO/IEC 17043 proficiency test providers, and more.
Read about the potential for partnership between
TNI and third-party accreditation bodies.
ACLASS provides lab accreditation and more! ACLASS is a
U.S.-based accreditation body providing ISO 17025 laboratory
accreditation, inspection body accreditation to ISO 17020,
proficiency testing provider accreditation to ISO 17043, and
reference material producer (RMP) accreditation to ISO Guide 34.
ACLASS also provides ISO 17025 training and training on other