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Italian Council of State judgment: the validity of UKAS certificates also confirmed in the context of public procurement and not only in the private sector

The Council of State recently re-examined the issue of the validity and usability of certificates provided by bodies accredited by UKAS (United Kingdom Accreditation Service). In a previous judgment last April (No. 4089/2023), the Fifth Chamber had declared that such certificates were no longer valid in Member States’ tender procedures. However, in a new and Italian Council of State judgment: the validity of UKAS certificates also confirmed in the context of public procurement and not only in the private sector

QUASAR project: map of existing analysis and research on quality assurance

As part of the QUASAR project in which we are a partner, dedicated to improving quality assurance in social care and vocational education and training (VET), an in-depth review of existing studies was conducted. The focus was on the main quality standards, namely EFQM, EQUASS, NEW DIRECTIONS and ISO 9001. The objective was to evaluate QUASAR project: map of existing analysis and research on quality assurance

AJA Europe, partner in the QUASAR project for Vocational Education and Training for people with disabilities

AJA Europe is partner in the QUASAR project, a funded project by Erasmus+, which aims to ensure and improve the quality of vocational education and training (VET) services for people with disabilities. The project objectives include: The direct beneficiaries are the organisations that provide VET activities and their staff, while the indirect beneficiaries are the AJA Europe, partner in the QUASAR project for Vocational Education and Training for people with disabilities

A Cube TIC awarding of the first 2 Customer Service Transparency Standard (CSTS) certificates to Gulf Medical CO (Saudi Arabia) and Al Naghi Medical CO (United Arab Emirates)

A Cube TIC has recently issued the first two Customer Service Transparency Standard certificates to Gulf Medical Co in Saudi Arabia and Al Naghi Medical Co in the United Arab Emirates. A Cube TIC’s recognition of Gulf Medical CO and Al Naghi Medical CO as the first recipients of A Cube TIC’s Customer Service Transparency A Cube TIC awarding of the first 2 Customer Service Transparency Standard (CSTS) certificates to Gulf Medical CO (Saudi Arabia) and Al Naghi Medical CO (United Arab Emirates)

Achieved new accreditation by UAF

We are happy to announce that we are now also accredited by United Accreditation Foundation ( UAF) – USA based IAF Member accreditation body) for the certification of Information security management systems (ISO 27001).

Achieved new accreditation by Accredia

We are happy to announce that we are now also accredited by Accredia for the certification of following management systems: For more information about our technical areas please see the Accredia’s website.

About the Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS) & Operation Clean Sweep

Founded in 1937, the Plastics Industry Association (https://www.plasticsindustry.org) is the plastics industry trade association representing the third largest manufacturing industry in the United States. PLASTICS’ member companies represent the entire plastics industry supply chain, including processors, machinery and equipment manufacturers and raw materials suppliers. PLASTICS created and launched the Operation Clean Sweep® program in 1991 to help About the Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS) & Operation Clean Sweep

World Accreditation Day 2023 – Supporting the Future of Global Trade

Dear Members The World Accreditation Day poster for 2023 is now available to download on the IAF website here and the ILAC website here. The WAD 2023 poster was created by Vivek Vardhan and is the result of a competition run by ILAC and IAF. You can find more information about the contest winners here. A template version for World Accreditation Day 2023 – Supporting the Future of Global Trade

Happy New Year from A Cube TIC

2022 is coming to a close, a particularly significant year for our company, which from the 20-year experience of AJA Europe has implemented major changes under the name A Cube TIC. A new name, a new brand, but above all a wider range of services, to provide companies around the world with further tools to Happy New Year from A Cube TIC

World Accreditation Day 2022 – The importance of Accreditation for Sustainable Development Goals

June 9th 2022 marks World Accreditation Day (#WAD2022), a global initiative established by ILAC (International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation) and IAF (International Accreditation Forum) to promote the value of the conformity assessment activities. This year’s World Accreditation Day is on 9th June and the theme is Accreditation: Sustainability in Economic Growth and the Environment focuses on World Accreditation Day 2022 – The importance of Accreditation for Sustainable Development Goals