We are Committed to Quality
Billboard is committed to quality, trust and ethical standards throughout the supply chain. We perform regular on-site supplier audit programs, product inspections and laboratory tests to secure, manage and mitigate risk in the supply chain. In addition, our team takes the necessary steps to ensure orders are completed and shipped exactly as they are specified by our clients. Our inspection partner is accredited by and in accordance with the following regulatory bodies and international standards.
ISO 9001:2008 Certified
The international standard for quality management best practices. This certification represents a strict adherence to ISO requirements and a commitment to enhance our client’s satisfaction. ISO 9001:2008 Certification has been implemented by over 1 million organizations in 176 countries.
CNAS Accredited ISO17020 and ISO17025
These accreditation confirm our partner laboratories satisfy CNAS regulations of the nationwide certification body CNCA (Certification and Accreditation Administration of the People’s Republic of China).
CMA – China Metrology Accreditation
This accreditation allows our inspection partner to issue test reports and certificates bearing the CMA mark, verifying that the tested product(s) conform to mandatory quality and safety standards. Reports are accepted as legal documents in China.
IFIA – International Federation of Inspection Agencies
IFIA is not-for profit a trade federation that represents over 40 of the world’s leading international testing, inspection and certification companies. IFIA aims to improve the methods, standards, safety procedures and rules used by its members for the benefit of both them and their stakeholders.
All applicants for IFIA membership are required to implement the IFIA Compliance Code, and members’ continuing compliance is independently audited on an annual basis.
ANAB – ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board
Our inspection partner laboratories are accredited by the ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board (ANAB) to issue test reports with the ANAB endorsement (accreditation certificates under ANSECO Group (No. AT-1407) and ANSECO Group Hong Kong (No. AT-1500)). This accreditation confirms that both laboratories meet the requirements of the international standard ISO/IEC 17025:2005, while demonstrating technical competence in the field of testing.
CPSC – USA Consumer Product Safety Commission
Our inspection partner is CPSC-accepted to provide third-party testing services in accordance with the requirements of the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (accreditation certificates under ANSECO Group (lab code 1199), ANSECO Group Hong Kong (lab code 1322), ANSECO Buffalo (lab code 1199), and HangZhou Testing Technology (lab code 1195). Founded over 40 years ago, the CPSC (U.S. Consumer Product Safety Committee) regulates the manufacture and sale of over 1,500 consumer products. Its mission is to protect consumers from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical, or mechanical hazard, by establishing safety requirements, researching potential hazards, as well as by means of ban and recall of dangerous products.
HOKLAS – Hong Kong Laboratory Accreditation Scheme
Our inspection partner has been accredited by Hong Kong Accreditation Service (HKAS) under the Hong Kong Laboratory Accreditation Scheme (HOKLAS). HKAS accreditation is an independent third-party formal demonstration that our inspection partner has the competence in performing the activities included in the HKAS scope of accreditation. All conformity assessment bodies accredited by HKAS are required to implement effective quality assurance measures to assure the quality of their accredited activities.
ICS – Initiative Clause Sociale
Our inspection partner is one auditing body of ICS (Initiative Clause Sociale), accredited to carry out ethical audits that assess suppliers’ compliance with the ICS Code of Conduct.
Our inspection partner is accredited by the Saudi Ministry of Commerce and Industry (Certificate No 0051) as a certification body authorized to issue SASO Certificates of Conformity (SASO CoC) for multiple categories of products originating from the Asia and Australia regions. CoC are mandatory for all imports to clear Saudi customs.