The Center for the Study of Measurement and Quality Certification, CESMEC SA is a private, independent organization dedicated to providing engineering services related to product certification, laboratory analysis, testing, calibration, inspection and certification of quality systems.
Laboratories and facilities headquartered in Santiago today is a group of 6,500 m2 with equipment and high-tech instruments. These facilities almost doubled when considering other regions.
CESMEC staff consists of over 800 people, including a staff of 650 professionals and technicians dedicated full time to laboratory work and field time.
From 01/04/2008 Cesmec became part of group Bureau Veritas, to acquire 100% of this group of Cesmec operations in Chile, Argentina and Peru. With this Cesmec, already leader in Chile in inspection, testing, health, safety, environment, etc., will boost its development even more by using the natural synergies.
Bureau Veritas is an international company that specializes in providing focused on quality management, health, safety and environment (QHSE for their meaning) and social responsibility, in addition to focusing on inspection, analysis, audit and certification services products and infrastructure (buildings, industrial sites, equipment, ships, etc.) and management systems (ISO standards etc.) in relation to regulatory or voluntary referrals.
This French group, founded in 1828, ranks as the second largest in the world in conformity assessment and certification services, to be the world leader in QHSE services not including trials of "commodities". Bureau Veritas is recognized and accredited by major national and international organizations.
Bureau Veritas is present in 140 countries through a network of 700 offices and laboratories. It has more than 33,000 employees and a portfolio of over 280,000 customers.