Through an agreement with MET Labs (USA), BSI is able to offer an NRTL (National recognised Testing Lab) service, and products successfully tested will be acceptable for sale in the USA & Canada.
BSI and MET Laboratories signed a cooperative agreement to expand each company's global testing, registration and certification services.
MET customers will gain access to BSI's services, such as BSI's exclusive Kitemark for the British market, CE marking, auditing, and certification to the management system standards. BSI customers in Europe will gain access to MET's services for US and Canadian product certification, while BSI customers in North America will gain access to MET's laboratories for product safety and EMC testing services for Medical, Information Technology and Telecomms Equipment.
MET has been a pioneer in testing certification services and continues to be in the forefront of the standard's industry. Over the past 35 years, MET and the MET Label have become recognised by States, local jurisdictions, United States government agencies, and international bodies.