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Precisa Gravimetrics AG Receives EU/OIML/UKCA Approval for 520 Series Balance

publication date: Mar 6, 2023
author/source: Techcomp Europe Ltd



Precisa Gravimetrics AG is delighted to announce that it has successfully passed the EU/OIML and UKCA certification for their 520 PT and PB analytical and precision balances, designed and manufactured in Switzerland.

The EU/OIML and UKCA certification provides assurance to Precisa Series 520 balance users that their equipment can be verified meet the official standards required by governmental bodies and industry regulations.

Commenting on the certification, Steffen Wander, CEO, says “We are proud to announce the certification for our 520 PT and PB analytical and precision balances. This shows that we have met the rigorous requirements listed by the standard, proving the accuracy and reliability of our products. This offers complete peace of mind to our customers with the assurance that their measurements comply with legal standards recognised globally across industries such as pharmaceuticals, commoditised goods and legal commerce.”


About Precisa AG

Precisa are industry leaders with a worldwide reputation for Precision and Analytical Balances serving a variety of markets from Pharmaceutical to Industrial.

The company has been manufacturing balances since 1935 and are renowned for their Swiss quality and precision. They are globally acknowledged as one of the leading balance manufacturing companies. Precisa prides itself on delivering outstanding customer service which matches its Swiss quality values. Being ISO 9001 certified means that high quality precision is guaranteed throughout the company ensuring that products are always up to date, meet specifications and work reliably for a long time.

Products manufactured by Precisa are 100% Swiss made to meet and exceed the highest and most exacting standards in the world. In 2013 Precisa Gravimetrics was acquired by Techcomp.


About Techcomp Europe Ltd

Techcomp Europe Ltd, based in the UK, comprises of a group of European companies involved in the manufacture and distribution of analytical systems, life science equipment and laboratory instruments with operations dating back to 1920.

The Group consists of Precisa – (manufacturing in Switzerland) offering a complete range of high precision metrology and weighing solutions, Edinburgh Instruments (based in UK) – a leading photonics technology manufacturer, SCION Instruments – (with operations in the UK and The  Netherlands) experts in Gas Chromatography and Single Quadrupole Mass Spectrometry, Froilabo - (with factories in France and Romania) specialising in Ultra Low Temperature technologies, Dynamica – (based in the UK) that supplies a wide range of analytical and laboratory instruments and Edinburgh Sensors – (with operations in Scotland) supplying end users and OEMs with a wide range of IR Gas Detection systems.

The Group products are distributed across Europe with direct support from local factories and commercial teams; throughout Asia out of distribution operations in Hong Kong, and across Latin America from a dedicated office in Mexico City. Techcomp is owned by Techcomp (Holdings) Ltd.


OIML Accreditation

The International Organisation of Legal Metrology (OIML) is an intergovernmental body which regulates the global standards of legal metrology procedures. Approved OIML scales and balances have been tested by an Approved Standards Laboratory to meet with published standards that match criteria covering the metrology, operation, manufacture, security, labelling and electromagnetic characteristics of the scale or balance. Devices which meet the criteria are issued with a Certificate of Conformity.



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