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Profile of registrant

International Confederation of Inspection and Certification Organizations

Identification number in the register: 96818506624-46
Registration date: 09/09/11 12:35:58

The information on this organisation was last modified on 05/09/14 14:50:49
The date of the last annual update was 05/09/14 14:50:49

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: International Confederation of Inspection and Certification Organizations
Acronym: CEOC International
Legal status: aisbl
Website address:


Section: III - Non-governmental organisations
and more precisely: Non-governmental organisations, platforms and networks and similar

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Drewin Nieuwenhuis
Position: Secretary General

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Ms  Franziska Kassler
Position: International Affairs Manager

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 20-22 Rue du Commerce 
Brussels 1000
Telephone number: (+32) 2 511 50 65
Fax number: (+32) 2 502 50 47
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: CEOC International was created in 1961, as a not-for-profit organization registered under Belgian law that represents 27 independent inspection and certification organization in 17 countries. Its headquarters are based in Brussels.

CEOC International is the European trade association which represents the independent inspection and certification organisations, whose members are acknowledged by the national authorities as fulfilling the competency standards of statutory and non-statutory safety inspection and certification. Through their work CEOC International members ensure the safety of equipment, reduce the risk of accidents, protect the environment and set and influence high standards throughout the world.

The confederation represents the joint interests of many of the world’s leading inspection and certification companies, employing more than 111,000 highly qualified persons, of which over 62,000 are graduate engineers and technicians.

CEOC members are world-wide involved in the periodical inspection of technical installations as well as the certification of new products and services to protect the workers and citizens of Europe against unsafe products and technical installations.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 4
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Franziska Susanne KASSLER 14/11/13 31/10/14
Drewinus NIEUWENHUIS 26/07/14 24/07/15
Diana Popa 07/08/14 05/08/15
Laura Martin 07/08/14 05/08/15


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

Monitoring developments of the revision of the Product Safety and Market Surveillance Package.

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Energy
  • Environment
  • Food Safety
  • Internal Market
  • Public Health
  • Research and Technology
  • Transport


Total number of members that are natural persons: 70,000
Number of member organisations: 29
Member organisations (Number of members) :
  • TÜV AUSTRIA (1 members)
  • Vinçotte (1 members)
  • Apragaz (1 members)
  • Directorate General -Technical Inspection- at State Agency for Metrolo (1 members)
  • Strojírenský Zkusební Ústav - SZU (1 members)
  • Force Technology (1 members)
  • Inspecta Oy (1 members)
  • DEKRA SE (1 members)
  • TÜV Rheinland Group (1 members)
  • Verband der TÜV - VdTÜV (1 members)
  • TÜV Süd Group (1 members)
  • Istituto Nazionale Assicurazione contro gli Infortuni sul Lavoro - INA (1 members)
  • RINA SERVICES S.p.A. (1 members)
  • liftinstituut (1 members)
  • Transportowy Dozor Techniczny TDT (1 members)
  • Urzad Dozoru Technicznego - UDT (1 members)
  • Compania Naţionalǎ Pentru Controlul Cazanelor, Instalaţiilor de Ridica (1 members)
  • Technická Inšpekcia a.s. (1 members)
  • Schweizerischer Verein für technische Inspektionen - SVTI (1 members)
  • Lloyd’s Register Group - Energy Business (1 members)
  • Safety Assessment Federation - SAFed (1 members)
  • Instituto de Soldadura e Qualidade - ISQ (1 members)
  • TUV Nord Systems (1 members)
  • Apave (1 members)
  • ISCIR (1 members)
  • MKEH (1 members)
  • UL (1 members)
  • DNV GL (1 members)
  • PGM Inspection (1 members)
The organisation has members/is represented in the following country(countries):

Complementary information:


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.


Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 01/2014
Total budget: 500,000
of which public financing:
- from European sources:
- Procurement:
- Grants:
- from national sources:
- from local/regional sources:
from other sources: 500,000
- donations:
- contributions from members: 500,000
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: < 50000  €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.