MET Labs, the first OmniAir Authorized Test Laboratory for Tolling Interoperability Certification, has acquired by Eurofins Scientific. OmniAir Consortium’s 6C Certification Program is designed to ensure tolling tag and reader interoperability (IOP) across equipment vendors and toll facilities and is based on ISO/IEC 18000-6 (Type C) RFID protocol.
MET is a leader in testing and certification for automotive, medical devices, household appliances, and aerospace products. MET ensures that its customer’s products or equipment comply with government, regulatory, and industry safety standards to protect populations and the workplace from potential risks associated with use. MET employs 200 people in its operations in the US, China, Taiwan, and Korea.
“Joining the Eurofins network was a natural progression for MET Labs and provides major growth opportunities for our business and extended services for our clients,” commented Rob Frier, President of MET Labs. “With the global network and backing of one of the world’s leading testing and certification organizations, MET’s customers will benefit from enhanced service offerings and innovation. The MET brand will continue to represent the highest level of competence and integrity.”
“OmniAir is pleased to continue its partnership with MET Labs to provide independent, third-party testing and certification for the tolling industry,” said Jason Conley, Executive Director for OmniAir Consortium.
MET Labs has provided the global marketplace with diversified testing, certification, and compliance solutions for 60 years. In 1989, MET became the first Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) approved to certify for product safety to over 200 UL standard categories and is trusted by manufacturers worldwide for fast market access.
About OmniAir Consortium
OmniAir Consortium is the leading industry association promoting interoperability and certification for ITS, tolling, and Connected Vehicles. OmniAir’s membership includes public agencies, private companies, research institutions, and independent test laboratories. Learn more about OmniAir at www.omniair.org.
About Eurofins Scientific
Eurofins Scientific is an international life sciences company which provides a unique range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries. The Group believes it is the world leader in food, environment and pharmaceutical products testing and that it is also one of the global independent market leaders in certain testing and laboratory services for agroscience, genomics, discovery pharmacology and for supporting clinical studies. In addition, Eurofins is one of the key emerging players in specialty clinical diagnostic testing in Europe and the USA.
About MET Laboratories, Inc.
MET is a global service leader for product approvals and regulatory certification of electrical products. In 1989, MET broke the UL monopoly for product safety testing and certification in the United States. With global facilities, international accreditations and 60 years of experience, today MET provides electrical product market access for its customers, worldwide.