Your partner for testing, certification and monitoring

As an accredited and internationally recognised testing institute, we stand for manufacturer-independent and expert testing services in the field of locks and hardware as well as windows and doors – and have done so since 1978.

Our team is known for its outstanding professional competence, a high degree of motivation, commitment, responsibility and quality awareness.

Take advantage of our extensive knowledge and many years of experience as a service provider.

We ...

  • offer reliable quality in the fields of testing, monitoring and certification
  • ensure that you receive professional, expert and personal support
  • see ourselves as a skilled, independent and reliable partner
  • meet each other in a spirit of openness, trust and respect
  • always focus on the customer and act with an awareness of costs
  • constantly optimise our technical facilities and continually expand our range of services

We are PIV – The Testing Institute Locks and Hardware Velbert

 

 

Testing / Certifying

Test ranges

As an accredited testing laboratory, PIV stands for independent and expert testing services.

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PIV CERT certification

With PIV CERT, PIV has a product certification body according to DIN EN ISO/IEC 17065.

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Certified products

PIV certifies products according to DIN standards, EN standards and RAL quality guidelines.

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25.11.2020
Burglary protection for motorhomes: Promobil article published

In September the editorial staff of the magazine Promobil visited the Testing Institute Locks and Hardware Velbert [Prüfinstitut Schlösser und Beschläge Velbert (PIV)]. Here they informed themselves about the topic of burglary protection for motorhomes to find out which additional locks offer the most effective protection against burglary. The article can be found in the November issue of Promobil and online at www.promobil.de.

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27.10.2020
Brexit and CE marking: be quick now!

Since the United Kingdom left the European Union on 31 January 2020, the two sides have been negotiating the future relationship. There is a transitional phase until the end of 2020. During this phase the UK will remain part of the EU internal market and the EU customs union. There is a high risk that no agreement can be reached.

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28.09.2020
Burglary protection for motorhomes: Promobil as guest at PIV

As burglary protection is also important for motorhomes, the magazine Promobil is currently working on an article on this topic. For research purposes, the editorial staff recently visited the Testing Institute Locks and Hardware Velbert [Prüfinstitut Schlösser und Beschläge Velbert (PIV)].

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