Resource person Engr. Aldwin B. Tagapan (center), PAB Dir. Ernani M. Dionisio (3rd from right), NML Chief Aurora V. Kimura (3rd from left) and ITDI personnel posing for a group photo to mark the culmination of the ISO/IEC 17025:2017 seminar.

The Industrial Technology Development Institute (ITDI) led by National Metrology Laboratory (NML) of the Philippines was updated on the latest version of the ISO/IEC 17025 through a seminar conducted by the Philippine Accreditation Bureau (PAB) on 01 April 2019 held at NML-ITDI, DOST Compound Taguig City. ISO/IEC 17025:2017 specifies the general requirements for the competence, impartiality and consistent operation of testing and calibration laboratories. The training was handled by Engr. Aldwin B. Tagapan.

ITDI provides a variety of technical services and interventions to different stakeholders particularly the industry, to help modernize the production sector, improve its productivity, and become globally competitive. The Institute is also the national agency for tests and analyses, and custodian for weights and measures through its National Metrology Laboratory.  NML is responsible for establishing and maintaining the national measurement standards for physical quantities such as mass, temperature, pressure, voltage, resistance, luminous intensity and time interval and their dissemination to Filipino users. The Industrial Technology Development Institute (ITDI) is one of the agencies of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST).

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