Introducing Exova

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 BRC food safety, 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

With almost 4,500 colleagues in 32 countries, Exova is a connected world of expertise. Our testing and technical capabilities, including materials and structures; fire safety; calibration; chemistry and microbiology, are trusted by customers worldwide. When your reputation is never far from the spotlight, it's the silence of our results that is the measure of success.

Exova is one of the world's leading laboratory-based testing groups, trusted by organisations to test and assess the safety, quality and performance of their products, systems and operations.

Key facts:

With over 90 years of experience, we have more than 4,500 global experts operating from 143 facilities in 32 countries to support our c.25,000 customers worldwide.


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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Important note to clients: RSPO Rules on Market Communications and Claims document
Friday 4 September 2015

Information for clients regarding the launch of the new RSPO Rules on Market Communication and Claims document - transition period is 1st September for 12 months. 

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Exova acquires BM TRADA
Thursday 14 May 2015

Exova Group plc, the global testing, calibration and advisory services provider, has acquired BM TRADA the international provider of certification schemes and building products testing services for a consideration of approximately £22 million. 

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