AIMPLAS is the first Spanish centre that offers an accredited testing by ENAC (Spanish National Accreditation Body) in conformity with EN ISO/IEC 17025:2005 in the plastics industry. Every year we carry out over 1,500 services, providing our clients with an added value by a customised attention and assistance in the interpretation of results.
What do you need?
How can we assist you? We work with the most modern equipments in our laboratories, to be able to offer solutions in relation with:
Failure analysis Expert reports Technical product data sheets Validation / compliance with specifications Characterisation of unknown samples Compliance with national and international standards (UNE, EN, ISO, ASTM, DIN, BS, etc.) Brand tracking of N from AENOR Food contact: compliance with the European/Spanish Legislation and with the US FDA Pharmacopoeia: compliance with Spanish Pharmacopoeia (RFE), European Pharmacopoeia (Eur.Ph.) and US Pharmacopoeia (USP) CE marking of gas tanks, purification plants and septic tanks (Notified Body by the Ministry of Industry, No 1842)
The current economic situation forces enterprises to find short-term solutions. Thus, we intensified our efforts in technical assistance to companies in relation with processes, materials and finished products, providing the solutions to their every-day problems. Do you need assistance in legislation and standards? Do you want to know about the failure causes of your product? The reduction of production costs, the optimization of the design or the assessment of waste material are some of the challenges that companies face every day. We support them in resolving these problems with our experience and know-how.
AIMPLAS assumes your technical problem or your technological challenge, as it were our own: legislation and standardization, assistance in the improvement of machine parameters and connected reduction of production costs and production time, expert reports and arbitrations.
Today the importance of information for a company is obvious, the knowledge about conditions, tendencies, competitors' strategies, emerging threats, opportunities, etc. which certainly affect the company´s current situation and position, are fundamental.
But, how can you gather, select and analyse such an important volume of information? We have the answer in our Technology Watch and Competitive Intelligence Service. We assist you in gathering and analysing information in relation with your business field and your own organisation, to be able to convert it afterwards into the know-how that you need for your decision making at the lowest risks and with the possibility to anticipate upcoming changes.
AIMPLAS is a non-profit research association with the object to operate as a technological partner for enterprises from the plastics industry and thus offering them integral and customized solutions by coordinating research, development and innovation projects as well as technology services.
We are located in Spain and have over 20 years of experience helping companies in the sector, including the manufacturers of raw material, processors and end users.
AIMPLAS has the most comprehensive resources, with over 8.500 m2, to address technical analysis and testing as well as R&D projects related to plastics:
More than 20 pilot plants with different processes for plastic processing. Internationally accredited laboratories according to ISO/IEC 17025. 109 professionals.
Solutions for plastics
R&D Projects Analysis and testing Technical assistance Competitive Intelligence Training