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The A2LA blog is a resource for information related to the accreditation industry, international standards, the role of accreditation in life and business, and A2LA as an organization. It includes informational articles about accreditation concepts, spotlights on A2LA-accredited organizations, and important updates about A2LA and the accreditation industry overall. Our writers and collaborators strive to provide content that is accurate, informative, consistent, and clear to best serve those seeking to learn. Do you have a special request or an idea for a topic? Please contact marketing@A2LA.org.

 

A2LA Accredits Keystone State Testing LLC DBA Dakota State Testing to ISO/IEC 17025

A2LA Accredits Keystone State Testing LLC DBA Dakota State Testing to ISO/IEC 17025

A2LA is pleased to announce the accreditation of Keystone State Testing LLC DBA Dakota State Testing to ISO/IEC 17025 for cannabis testing.

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A2LA Issues its 5000th Certificate of Accreditation

A2LA Issues its 5000th Certificate of Accreditation

A2LA is proud to announce the issuance of its 5000th certificate of accreditation to RJ Lee Group, Inc.’s Columbia Basin Analytical Laboratories (CBAL) in Pasco, WA.

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A2LA Promotes Laboratory Accreditation Concepts at 2019 Technical Forum

A2LA Promotes Laboratory Accreditation Concepts at 2019 Technical Forum

A2LA hosted its 2019 Technical Forum last weekend in Reston, VA. The event gathered over 400 attendees, including A2LA assessors, accredited organizations, and other stakeholders to discuss the state of the accreditation industry and to engage in professional development related to conformity assessment.

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A2LA Implements New Board Structure and Welcomes New Board Members for 2019

A2LA Implements New Board Structure and Welcomes New Board Members for 2019

A2LA is pleased to announce the implementation of a new structure for its Board of Directors. The A2LA Board will now be comprised of a Governance Board, ultimately setting a stronger foundation for supporting A2LA staff.

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A2LA Today March 2019 Newsletter

A2LA Today March 2019 Newsletter

A2LA Today l March 2019 l Number 142

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A2LA Launches ISO 20387 Biobank Accreditation Program

A2LA Launches ISO 20387 Biobank Accreditation Program

A2LA is proud to announce the launch of its new Biobank Accreditation Program.

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A2LA President/CEO Honored as one of Frederick County’s Top 50 CEOs

A2LA President/CEO Honored as one of Frederick County’s Top 50 CEOs

Lonnie Spires, A2LA’s President/CEO, was recognized by Frederick County Office of Economic Development (OED) as one of the Top 50 CEOs in 2018.

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A2LA Today December 2018 Newsletter

A2LA Today December 2018 Newsletter

A2LA Today l December 2018 l Number 141

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A2LA Expands Phenova, Inc. Accreditation to Include Cannabis Proficiency Testing

A2LA Expands Phenova, Inc. Accreditation to Include Cannabis Proficiency Testing

A2LA is pleased to announce the renewal of accreditation of Phenova based in Golden, Colorado. Phenova is A2LA’s first ISO/IEC 17043 accredited Proficiency Testing Provider for cannabis.

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