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Metrological & Standards Bodies and Process Industry Links

International Organisation of Legal Metrology

OIML is an intergovernmental treaty organisation which promotes the global harmonisation of legal metrology procedures.

National Measurement Office

The National Measurement Office (NMO) is an Executive Agency of the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills and is based in Teddington. NMO operates from a purpose-built laboratory in Teddington, Middlesex. The heart of our work has been ensuring that fair and accurate measurement is available and used for transactions regulated by law. One of our principal activities is preparing legislation under the Weights and Measures Act 1985 and European Communities Act 1972.

UK Weighing Federation

The UKWF is the recognised national trade association for manufacturers, system integrators, distributors, repairers, installers and service organisations involved in the weighing industry.

It is the UK’s ‘centre of excellence’ for all aspects of weighing and our membership includes companies from all areas of weighing, including suppliers of equipment, components, instrumentation, software, services and systems.

Members provide a highly professional service to their customers, so if you need help on any weighing related matter, you need look no further than our membership for expert advice.

Trading Standards Institute

Body responsible for the enforcement of UK weights and measures laws.


NMi offers a complete metrological service as an independent specialist for testing, certification, calibration and training.

International Electrotechnical Commission

International standards and conformity assessment for government, business and society for all electrical, electronic and related technologies.

International Measurement Confederation

IMEKO is a non-governmental federation of 36 member organisations individually concerned with the advancement of measurement technology.