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    • Husky Packaging Development Center Luxembourg QC-Laboratory is now ISO 17025 accredited

      News release Wednesday, July 19, 2018

      Accreditation includes best-in-class certification for preform inspection

      Luxembourg – Husky Injection Molding Systems, a leading industrial technology provider to the plastics processing community, has announced its Packaging Development Center (PDC) QC-Laboratory in Luxembourg has successfully received ISO 17025 accreditation for preform inspection.

       “Husky has always been dedicated to delivering the highest quality products and services to our customers around the world and this certification is another example of this commitment. We are delighted that our diligent work in developing this best-in-class laboratory has been recognized for having world leading standards,” said Benoît Muller, Husky’s PDC Global Manager. “Part of the ISO 17025 philosophy is not only to reach high levels of competency, but to also commit to system improvement, which aligns well with our goal of continuous innovation".

      The ISO 17025 accreditation, audited by Office Luxembourgeois D`Accreditation Et De Surveillance (OLAS), specifies the general requirements for the competence, impartiality and consistent operation of laboratories. It is an international quality standard for testing and calibration laboratories and sets the highest levels on quality management and technical requirements.

      To ensure Husky’s Luxembourg PDC QC-Laboratory maintains high certification standards, the Quality Management Systems are checked once per year internally by the Management Review and externally by the recurring annual audit of an official OLAS auditor.

      Husky’s Luxembourg facility serves as the company’s EMEA headquarters. To help customers in the EMEA region meet the fast changing needs of this market, Husky`s Luxembourg PDC team offers beverage PET packaging prototype sampling, beverage closure piloting and a portfolio of inspection scope and measurements. Supported by Husky’s global PDC organization, the Luxembourg PDC QC-Lab offers multiple services with some of the fastest lead times in the industry.

      With this latest accreditation, Husky is now in the unique position to have best-in-class laboratories covering the Americas, Asia Pacific and EMEA, all working according to ISO 17025 standards. This global approach enables Husky to deliver the highest quality, most innovative solutions to customers all around the world, supported by the industry’s most knowledgeable inspection experts.

      About Husky

      Husky Injection Molding Systems Ltd.  is a leading global supplier of injection molding equipment and services to the plastics industry. The company has more than 40 service and sales offices, supporting customers in over 100 countries. Husky’s manufacturing facilities are located in Canada, the United States, Luxembourg, Austria, Switzerland, China,India and the Czech Republic.

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