About Element Des Moines

In 1912, a materials testing laboratory in central Iowa opened its doors, a founding member of the American Council of Independent Laboratories. One hundred years later, Element Des Moines enjoys a national reputation for its specialized support of automotive, industrial, building and commercial industries. The expert staff conducts automotive, towing products, glass testing to international standards as well as environmental and structural testing of windows, doors, furniture, pipes, and other special products.

We are the recognized leader in materials technology. We support our customers by leveraging our deep materials expertise and knowledge to ensure quality and integrity in the supply chain for advanced industrial products. With over 180 years of collective experience, we are the preferred partner for our customers’ most critical testing needs.

Des Moines Services

Approvals, accreditations and documents

  • Des Moines 9806 A2LA Element Des Moines Rev 081320 Exp 123120
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  • Des Moines AAMA Accreditation
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  • Des Moines AMECA
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  • Des Moines Florida Building Code Approval
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  • Des Moines MiamiDade County Certification
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  • Des Moines NFRC Approval
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  • Des Moines Ohio Board of Building Standards Approval
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  • Des Moines SGCC Certificate
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