IMQ S.p.A.

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  • Via Quintiliano 43
  • 20138 Milano
  • Italy

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About IMQ

IMQ is Italy’s most important certification body and a European leader in conformity assessments (certifications, tests, verifications and inspections) and laboratory tests for the electrical and electronic industries.

With the synergies of the other companies of the Group, its prestige gained from more than 60 years of experience and a complete range of services, IMQ is the partner of choice for companies who are committed to safety, quality and sustainability. 

Mission

IMQ mission is:

     

  • to value quality and improve the competitive edge of companies;

  • to protect the manufacturer and the consumer;

  • to create an “ethical” market.

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Accreditations

IMQ is a certification body accredited by Accredia. All laboratories are accredited according to the ISO/IEC 17025 standard.

 

Activities

The IMQ Group can provide general or targeted services for each product category, based on needs, including:

     

  • product certification

  • environmental certification

  • certification for EC directives

  • company management system certification

  • inspections of systems and property

  • laboratory tests

  • international type tests

  • surveillance of manufacturing abroad, as well as assistance with technical formalities and training

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International agreements

IMQ is a member of the CB scheme, of the Zhaga consortium and signatory to numerous certification agreements in force with foreign certification bodies.

It can assist companies in obtaining marks required in leading industrialized countries.

 

Figures

18.000 Certified companies

140.000 Certified products

700 employees

21.000 square meters  (laboratories)

200.000 square meters (outdoor laboratories)

Range of services

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IMQ LIGHTING INDUSTRY SERVICES

 

Product and System Certifications

     

  • Safety marks

  • Quality marks

  • Performance marks

  • International marks, certifications and attestations (e.g. CCC, KTL, CB scheme, GS, …)

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EC directives conformity

     

  • Electromagnetic Compatibility Directive (EMC) 2014/30/EU

  • Low Voltage Directive (LVD) 2014/35/EU

  • Radio Equipment Directive (RED) 2014/53/EU

  • Ecodesign

  • Energy labelling

  • RoHS2

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Testing

IMQ’s lighting laboratory performs tests on lamps, led equipment and associated components (led ballasts, connecting devices, ….):

     

  • Electrical safety

  • Optical

  • Photometric characterization of lighting equipment

  • Ageing and photometric

  • Mechanical (vibration, impact, low atmospheric pressure, sealing tests, UV resistance)

  • Impact: IK code

  • Climatic

  • IP rating of casings

  • Chemical/physical

  • Electromagnetic compatibility measurements

  • Energy classification

  • Environmental measurements

  • Surge Test (up to 12 kV)

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MAIN IMQ INTERNATIONAL ACTIVITIES

 

     

  • Info about standards and certification procedures of other nations

  • Preliminary orientation tests according to international standards

  • Issue of main European and international marks

  • Assistance for import and export and for conducting formalities to obtain foreign certifications

  • Pre-shipment controls for international trade

  • Technical assistance

  • Supply and supplier assessment

  • Tests for CE marking (European directives)

  • Environmental services (certifications and measurements)

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IMQ ACTIVITY IN THE HOME AND BUILDING AUTOMATION SECTOR

 

IMQ laboratory is member of KNX Italia and accredited by KNX Association to achieve inter-working and functionality tests on devices complying with the KNX standard.

The service includes technical tasks needed to achieve the KNX certification.

IMQ also offers a service to verify the electrical safety aspects of electromagnetic compatibility and radio as provided by European Directives.

Thanks to a constant focus on innovation, IMQ is able to support its customers from the earliest stages of development of a project.

Product

IMQ SAFETY MARK

The IMQ Safety Mark demonstrates the conformity of Electrical products to CEI and EN standards.

IMQ S.p.A. Via Quintiliano 43 20138 Milano Italy +39 0250731 certificazione.prodotto@imq.it

Product

ENEC 03 MARK

ENEC is the high quality European mark for the lighting sector that demonstrates compliance with...

IMQ S.p.A. Via Quintiliano 43 20138 Milano Italy +39 0250731 certificazione.prodotto@imq.it

Product

IMQ PHOTOMETRIC AND RADIATION LABORATORY

In the IMQ Optical Radiation and Photometry Laboratory, tests are performed to evaluate the...

IMQ S.p.A. Via Quintiliano 43 20138 Milano Italy +39 0250731 certificazione.prodotto@imq.it

Product

IMQ EMC LABORATORY

The IMQ EMC laboratory has a shielded semianechoic chamber for radiated tests an measurements...

IMQ S.p.A. Via Quintiliano 43 20138 Milano Italy +39 0250731 certificazione.prodotto@imq.it

Product

ENEC PLUS

ENEC PLUS - The European quality mark that ensures the performance of LEDs and Luminaires ENEC ...

IMQ S.p.A. Via Quintiliano 43 20138 Milano Italy +39 0250731 certificazione.prodotto@imq.it

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Light+Building 2016

13.03.2016 - 18.03.2016 Hall: 4.1 Stand: K 61