The Centre for Measurement Study and Quality Certification, CESMEC S.A, is a private and independent organization dedicated to provide Engineering Services regarding Product certification, laboratory analyses, testing, calibrations, inspection and certification of quality systems.
Laboratories and installations located in our headquarters in Santiago represent today over 6.500 m2 equipped with high technology equipment and instruments. These installations almost duplicate if other country regions are considered.
Cesmec personnel is composed of over 800 people, among them a 650 professional and technical personnel dedicated full time to laboratory and on site work.
In April 2008, Bureau Veritas acquired 100% of the shares of CESMEC, pursuing its development through external growth.
Founded in 1828, Bureau Veritas is an international group specialised in the inspection, analysis, audit, and certification of products, infrastructure (buildings, industrial sites, equipment, ships, etc.) and management systems (ISO standards etc.) in relation to regulatory or voluntary standards.
Bureau Veritas ranks as the world's second largest group in conformity assessment and certification services in the fields of quality, health and safety, environment, and social responsibility ("QHSE") and the world leader in QHSE services not including commodity testing. Bureau Veritas is recognised and accredited by major national and international organisations.
Bureau Veritas is present in 140 countries through a network of 700 offices and laboratories. It has more than 33,000 employees and a client base of more than 280,000.
Since October 24, 2007, Bureau Veritas has been listed on the Euronext Paris Eurolist