London, UK – 13 July, 2017 – Element Materials Technology has launched Product Safety Testing in the US to offer clients a single supplier source for EMC Testing, Product Safety Testing and certifications and approval services.

The service will be offered out of Element’s laboratory located in Irvine, California. The Group will also offer Product Safety Testing, alongside certifications and approvals, to clients across the United States via its on-site testing program.

Element is UKAS accredited to ISO/IEC 17025:2005 and ISO/IEC 17065:2012, a Notified Body for a number of the key European Directives, as well as an IECEE National Certification Body and an IECEE Certification Body Test Laboratory under the IECEE CB Scheme. These accreditations assist manufacturers in achieving improved access to domestic and international markets resulting in successful product launches.

Rick Sluiters, EVP for Aerospace commented: ‘’We are very excited to launch this new service to our US client base, complementing our extensive Product Safety services in the UK. The acquisition of Northwest EMC last year turned us into the premier player in the US EMC market and now we are delighted to introduce our industry leading Safety PQT capabilities alongside these services, providing our clients, wherever they are located, with a single source supplier for their testing needs.’’

The Element Irvine laboratory services a large number of medical device manufacturers with a wide-range of testing services including Product Safety Testing, Software Life Cycle Evaluation, Usability, as well as EMC Testing for medical devices. Additionally, the Element Irvine laboratory will be supporting manufacturers of information technology, laboratory and measurement equipment in Product Safety for domestic and international markets. 

About Element:

Element is a global testing company specializing in providing materials testing, product qualification testing, consulting and certification services to the Aerospace, Oil & Gas, Transportation and Industrials, Fire and Building Products and Infrastructure and Environmental sectors. Element’s team of over 6,200 scientists, engineers and technicians work in nearly 200 laboratories worldwide.

Media Contact:

Bora Trimcev, Communications Manager, Element Materials Technology, tel: +44 (0) 2035 401 820, e-mail: 

We are delighted to introduce our industry leading Safety PQT capabilities, alongside our premier EMC Testing services, providing our clients with a single source supplier for their testing needs.

Rick Sluiters

EVP, aerospace