The benefits of CLAS certification and SCC accreditation


Formal recognition of capability by a third party using internationally-recognized accreditation criteria and procedures has many advantages.

Benefits to the accredited laboratory:

  • Potential for increased business through greater client confidence
  • Savings of time and money by reducing redundant assessments and audits
  • Increased visibility through certification of measurement traceability and uncertainty by an organization with recognized international stature
  • Opportunity to benefit from direct interaction with NRC scientists
  • Transfer of measurement technologies from the national laboratory

Benefits to clients of the accredited laboratory:

  • Easily identifiable sources of competent calibration services in the readily available directory of accredited calibration laboratories
  • Potential for increased market acceptance of products due to the national and international recognition of calibration reports
  • Reduced assessment costs due to increased confidence in calibration report

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