Test and measurement expert, Hottinger Bruel & Kjær (HBK) has received certification to honour its 50th year of membership with one of the most important German quality organisations – The German Association for Quality (DGQ).

The certificate – awarded on 14th September 2021 at HBK’s Darmstadt facility – is recognition of HBK’s long-standing commitment to providing quality solutions to its customers, as it German headquarters was the first company of its kind to receive ISO9001 certification back in 1986. This is reflected in HBK’s certification register number, which is listed as DQS-000001 for ISO9001 (quality management), ISO14001 (environment management), ISO50001 (energy management).

Maintaining these standards for half a century ensures HBK’s customers receive products and services that are of the highest level, which is particularly important for military clients or those involved in sensitive projects, such as aerospace.

The DGQ (German Association for Quality) is the national, centralised society for quality in Germany. It acts primarily as a first port of call and as a presenter and mediator for quality issues. The umbrella organisation is a registered association comprising a unique network of experts.

More information about HBK’s quality management is available on the company’s website.