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2016

Celebrate World Accreditation Day - June 9.

IAS Recognizes World Metrology Day May 20. Learn more.

IAS Grants Accreditation to Inspection Programs for Metal Building Assemblers Under AC478.

IAS Accreditation Committee meeting, February 8, 2016, in Los Angeles, California.

 


2015

Kennesaw is the first city in Georgia to earn IAS Building Department Accreditation.

Easton is First Building Department in Maryland to Achieve IAS Accreditation

IAS Personnel Certification Body Accreditation Meets NIBS Better Building Workforce Guidelines

IAS is now accepting applications for the Metal Building Assembler Inspection Accreditation Program.

IAS issues its 800th accreditation.

IAS signs proclamation recognizing World Accreditation Day, June 9.

The Role of Accreditation Bodies in Supply Chain Risk Management – Accreditation Helps Manage Risks Throughout the Food Industry Food Safety Magazine, March 2013.

IAF Recognizes IAS Management System Certification Body Accreditation

Pacific Accreditation Cooperation Recognizes IAS Management System Certification Body Accreditation Program

IAS seeking technical assessors and experts for IAS metal building (AC472) and structural steel accreditation programs (AC172).

The ARC-BDA will convene on Aug 31st to consider the accreditation of Kennesaw, GA, Building Services Department. Click here for agenda.

IAS will exhibit at the Measurement Science Conference, March 18-20, in Anaheim, CA.

IAS Accreditation Committee meeting, February 9, 2015, in Los Angeles, California.

 


2014

Read about the IAS Transition Plan for ISO/IEC 17065:2012.

IAS headquarters is moving to a new location at
3060 Saturn Street, Suite 100, Brea, California on September 2, 2014. Read more.

Register for Calibration of Dimensional Measuring Equipment & Evaluation of Uncertainty in Measurements Training, October 23-24, 2014, in Brea, CA.

 


2013

IAS presents about Food Testing Laboratory Accreditation at FDA meeting.

Read about IAS Transition Plan for ISO/IEC 17024:2012.

The Role of Accreditation Bodies in Supply Chain Risk Management – Accreditation Helps Manage Risks Throughout the Food Industry Food Safety Magazine, March 2013.

Kelowna Becomes First Canadian Municipality to Earn IAS Building Department Accreditation

IAS Issues First Management System Certification Body Accreditations

Arlington is First Va. County to Earn IAS Building Department Accreditation

Jacksonville Earns IAS Building Department Accreditation

Mount Pleasant Commitment to Quality Leads to IAS Building Department Accreditation

Philadelphia is Largest City in U.S. to Achieve IAS Building Department Accreditation

Read about IAS Transition Plan for ISO/IEC 17020:2012.

 


2012

Salem is First City in Oregon to Achieve IAS Building Department Accreditation.

Roanoke First City in Virginia to Achieve IAS Building Department Accreditation.

Tinley Park Fire Prevention Bureau First U.S. Municipal Department to Achieve IAS Accreditation.

IAS Board Discusses Strategic Plan, Update on Customer Relationship Management Software

IAS Promotes Safe Food and Clean Drinking Water, Celebrating World Accreditation Day.

ARCOM's MasterSpec® Names IAS for Quality Assurance.

 


2011

IAS Offers Accreditation Program for Personnel Certification Bodies Based on ISO/IEC Standard 17024

ASPE CEO Kendzel Appointed to IAS Technical Advisory Council

Greensboro First NC City to Achieve IAS Building Department Accreditation

Florida Division of State Fire Marshal Bureau of Fire Prevention First to Earn IAS Fire Prevention Department Accreditation

U.S. Coast Guard Accepts IAS Accreditation Program for Testing Laboratories.

IAS is formally recognized by the EPA to accredit laboratories to conduct testing for ENERGY STAR-qualified products.

IAS Testing Laboratory Accreditation Meets New California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) Requirements.

Los Angeles Basin ICC Chapter Recognizes IAS Fabricator Accreditation Program.

IAS hosts Chinese National Institute of Emergency Management

City managers confirm building department accreditation brings community-wide value.

 


2010

Bureau Veritas, Plano, Texas Becomes First IAS-Accredited Third-Party Building Department Service Provider.

City of San Antonio Achieves Building Department Accreditation from IAS.

IAS Becomes Accreditation Body Member of IAF Increases Global Acceptance of IAS Accredited Product Certification Agencies.

CPSE and IAS Partner on Fire Prevention and Life Safety Department Accreditation Program.

China National Accreditation Service Delegation visits International Accreditation Service.

World Accreditation Day Celebrates Global Acceptance of Products.

Clark County Nevada recognizes IAS's accreditation of Metal Building Manufacturers Inspection Program.

IAS Accredits Beaufort County.

IAS Approved as an Accreditation Body for EPA's WaterSense Program.

APLAC News Notes, March 2010, published by IAS.

IAS Accredits Underwriters Laboratories to Conduct Testing to ENERGY STAR® Requirements.

IBA is First to Meet New York City Code Requirements for Special Inspection Agency Accreditation.

Clark County, Nevada Recognized for IAS Building Department Accreditation.

IAS Honors MBMA for Contribution to Accreditation Program.

ISO Standards Available Through ICC.

IAS Offers Accreditation to Green Standards. International Accreditation Service (IAS) accredits organizations whose services may be used by businesses and regulators engaged in providing the United States with energy-efficient, sustainable infrastructure.

 


2009

Ternium is First Metal Building Manufacturer Outside of U.S. to be Accredited under IAS AC 472.

Behlen is First U.S. Firm to Achieve IAS AC472 Accreditation.

Chickasaw Nation Earns National Building Department Accreditation.

 


2008

IAS launches accreditation program for New York City Special Inspection Agencies.

New IAS Accreditation Program Helps Code Officials Approve Metal Building Systems Fabricator.

Testing Anchors in Cracked Concrete - Guidance for Testing Laboratories. Click here to read the article that originally appeared in the July 2004 issue of Concrete International. Posted with permission from the American Concrete Institute.

Los Angeles USGBC Chapter Executive Director to Speak at IAS Forum.

Roseville Earns National Building Department Accreditation.

The cities of West Palm Beach and Tallahassee, Florida, earn IAS Building Department Accreditation.

IAS presents Forum on Sustainable (Green) Products Certification.

Nevada's Clark County Recognizes IAS Fabricator Inspection Program.

IAS Announces Transition from ANSI/NCSL Z540-1-1994 TO ANSI/NCSL Z540.3-2006.

 


2007

Palm Beach School District Earns IAS Building Department Accreditation.

City of Plano Building Department is First to Earn Accreditation in Texas.

IAS Fabricator Accreditation Ensures Quality and Compliance.

Advanced Bridge Materials' Efficacy Tested at lab accredited by International Accreditation Service.

 


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