Exova BM TRADA is the Exova Group’s dedicated certification division incorporating former leading global certification body BM TRADA Certification Ltd.

As an independent, accredited certification body we provide UKAS accredited certification to all the major management systems standards as well as chain of custody and sustainable supply chain, product and service certification and CE marking. Exova BM TRADA also brings a range of highly regarded technical timber services and comprehensive training programmes to the Exova portfolio.

A world of expertise

Exova is one of the world’s leading laboratory-based testing groups, trusted by organisations to test and advise on the safety, quality and performance of their products and operations. Headquartered in Edinburgh, UK, Exova operates 138 laboratories and offices in 33 countries and employs around 4,200 people throughout Europe, the Americas, the Middle East, Asia/Asia Pacific and Africa. 

Exova’s capabilities help to extend asset life, bring predictability to applications, and shorten the time to market for customers’ products, processes and materials. With over 90 years’ experience, Exova specialises in testing across a number of key sectors ranging from Aerospace to Fire & Building Products; Oil & Gas and Industrials; Infrastructure & Environment; Transportation; and Health Sciences.

In June 2017, Exova Group Limited was acquired by Element Materials Technology, a company with a global presence.  Element’s laboratories are staffed by experts specialising in materials testing, product qualification testing and failure analysis for the Aerospace, Oil & Gas and Transportation and Industrials sectors. For a complete list of Accreditations & Approvals and more information, please visit www.element.com
Key sectors
Exova provides technically demanding laboratory-based testing, calibration, certification and related services across 11 key customer sectors:

Aerospace | Calibration | Construction | Defence | Environmental | Fire, Building Products and Certification | Food | Industrials | Oil and gas | Pharmaceuticals | Transportation
Our accreditation
We are a UK based, international certification body accredited by major accreditation bodies.
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Launching SMETA at the Sedex Conference 2018
Tuesday 20 March 2018

Exova BM TRADA showcased their new SMETA service, which is available to both members of Sedex and non-members, at the recent Sedex Conference 2018. 

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Continued growth leads to recruitment drive
Monday 12 February 2018

Due to continued growth, we are currently looking to increase our experienced Sub-Contract Auditor team. We are a UKAS accredited, market leading, successful and expanding certification business and have a need for more auditors to audit our product and personnel certification schemes.

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What is the GDPR?
Thursday 31 August 2017

On 25th May 2018 the EU Directive, the General Data Protection Regulation will come into effect and replaces the current Data Protection Directive. 

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