Japan Paint Inspection and testing Association (JPIA) has been established on August 27,1955, approved by Minister of International Trade and Industry. We always contribute to the development of environmentally friendly society to meet customer needs by providing highly reliable data, as a fair and neutral third-party testing organization specializing in testing and inspection for paint and its quality performances
- JPIA was registered by National Institute of Technology and Evaluation (NITE) as JNLA Accredited Testing Laboratory based on the Japan Industrial Standardization Law.
- JNLA stands for the Japan National Laboratory Accreditation System which refers to a testing laboratory accreditation system based on the JIS Law.
- ILAC (International Laboratory Accreditation cooperation) / MRA (Mutual Recognition Arrangement) is a further step forwards to an international One-Stop-Testing which means results tested once are valid worldwide.
JPIA can issue a test certificate with a special JNLA symbol described in above figure under this program.