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
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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What is a Q-Mark?
Monday 2 July 2018

The Q-Mark scheme was established to encourage quality and best practice specifically in the timber and construction sector. Read our blog to find out more. 

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UKAS accreditation for ISO 45001:2018
Friday 29 June 2018

Update: Exova BM TRADA is proud to announce that it is one of the first Certification Bodies to achieve UKAS accreditation for the ISO 45001:2018 standard. 

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Managing Supplier Contracts
Wednesday 13 June 2018

While many organisations are well on the road to compliance, others are wondering where to begin in dealing with the large volume of supplier contracts that will need to be made GDPR compliant. 

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