Coherent’s Wilsonville, Oregon; Dieburg, Germany; and Tokyo, Japan calibration laboratories are fully accredited by the ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board (ANAB) and recognized internationally by ILAC, APLAC, and IAAC. Certification to ISO 17025 is a formal recognition that a calibration laboratory is using valid and appropriate methods and is competent to carry out specified tests or calibrations.
Scope of Accreditation
The scope of accreditation applies to the laser/electrical calibration of nearly all the company’s catalog pyroelectric laser energy sensors, thermopile laser power sensors and meter electronics. within the ANAB website at http://anab.org/accredited-organizations
ISO 17025 governs a laboratory’s quality management system, such as auditing and corrective action processes, and requires adherence to rigorous technical requirements.
In terms of technical requirements, ISO/IEC 17025 ensures that a company: