DAEJEON, South Korea — Hankook Technodome, Hankook Tire's $260 million research and technology center in Daejeon, has received ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation from the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA).
The ISO/IEC 17025:2017 specifies the general requirements for the competence, impartiality and consistent operation of laboratories, according to the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). The accreditation is applicable to all organizations performing laboratory activities, regardless of the number of personnel.
Hankook said gaining this label means that test results from Hankook Technodome can be acknowledged globally, Hankook said.
Hankook Tire has now officially been recognized for its methodical test management system and established its own testing system at a global top-tier level," the company said.