The federal budgetary institution State Regional Center for Standardization, Metrology and Testing in St.Petersburg and Leningrad Region (Test-St.Petersburg) operates in several areas of work:
- provides product developers, manufacturers, sellers with the government services in the fields of ensurance of unit traceability (metrology), standardization, conformity assessment, accreditation and testing;
- provides regional enterprises and organizations with information, methodical aid and consulting to enhance their competitiveness and investment appeal;
- supports the enterprises in their application of the up-to-date quality management techniques;
- coordinates activities in the fields of safety, quality and competitiveness of products and services in Northwest Russia.
Today, basing on national and foreign experience, Test-St.Petersburg carries out a wide spectrum of measurements, tests, certification, developments and applications of quality techniques. The institution is well-known as the largest center of the Federal Agency for Technical Regulating and Metrology both in Russia and abroad.
History and experience. Test-St.Petersburg’s history spans over a centenary. The institution is the assignee of the St.Petersburg Calibration Chamber for Trading Measures and Weights, established on September 23 (10), 1900 on initiative of Dmitry Mendeleyev. It was the first government calibration agency in a network of the similar establishments ensuring unit traceability throughout Russia.
Powers. The institution carries out powers of the Federal Agency for Technical Regulating and Metrology (ROSSTANDART) across St.Petersburg, Leningrad Oblast and Novgorod Oblast.
Geography. Test-St.Petersburg is the only regional center for standardization, metrology and testing operating in three RF regions in St.Petersburg and Leningrad Oblast. It has three branches covering Leningrad Oblast (Gatchina, Volkhov and Vyborg), and one branch located in Novgorod Oblast.
Wide spectrum of services. The state-of-the-art testing and metrological base, a team of highly qualified experts allow Test-St.Petersburg to render services in metrology, standardization and testing of nearly any measuring instrument or device.
Quality Management System. Since 1996, Test-St.Petersburg has been operating the ISO 9001 quality management system.