CertAlarm News

CertAlarm announces the appointment of Dr. Benoît Stockbroeckx as new Chair of its Technical Advisory Group

CertAlarm, an organisation offering a pan-European quality mark in the fire protection and security systems industry, has appointed Dr. Benoît Stockbroeckx as new Chair of its Technical Advisory Group (TAG). The TAG is CertAlarm’s organ to provide technical guidance on issues such as the interpretation of the respective standards or on the monitoring of the competence and integrity of the participating certification bodies and test laboratories. Dr. Benoît Stockbroeckx, who is...

Vanderbilt announced becoming the latest member of Euralarm’s security section of the board

Vanderbilt has recently been welcomed as the latest member of Euralarm, joining the security section of the board. Euralarm’s security section This section represents the intrusion, access, and video sector and is a key stakeholder in organisations such as CertAlarm, CEN-CENELEC, IEC, and the European Commission. “As the newest member of Euralarm, Vanderbilt looks forward to working with a diverse number of stakeholders across the European continent. We are particularly looking fo...

Euralarm announces welcoming Vanderbilt as new member of its Security Section

Following a decision of its Board, Euralarm has welcomed its newest member, Vanderbilt. The company will join the Security Section of Euralarm. The Security Section represents the intrusion, access and video sector and is key stakeholder in organisations such as CertAlarm, CEN-CENELEC, IEC and the European Commission. Euralarm’s Security Section Together with a diverse number of stakeholders in Europe, the Security Section collaborates on finding solutions to meet present and future chal...

Benefits of CertAlarm testing and certification for fire and security products makers in the EU

The CertAlarm scheme is today the only European certification scheme that has been endorsed by the EA Today, manufacturers who plan to sell their fire and security products in different European countries are faced with uncertainty regarding the standards against which their products should be developed, tested and certified. There are no harmonised EU-wide standards or certification schemes for security equipment, instead there is a suite of EN standards plus a variety of co...

Bosch lends support for new one-stop certification scheme for Europe

  Bosch is lending its support to Certalarm, a recently created not-for-profit testing authorityBosch Security Systems is leading calls for the creation of a ‘one-stop' certification scheme that would require products to be tested by a single recognised authority to be cleared for use throughout Europe, rather than having to adhere to the multiple certification schemes currently in operation in each member state.In particular, Bosch is lending its support to Certalarm,...

CERTALARM: one-stop European testing moving from concept to reality

   CERTALARM will be at the core of supporting new legislative initiatives The availability of a pan-European one-stop testing and certification scheme for the fire and security industries has taken a significant step forward with the announcement that CERTALARM has been successfully registered as a business. CERTALARM was registered in Brussels as a not-for-profit Association (Association international sans but lucratif, AISBL) to operate a pan-European certificati...