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Energy & Industry Division
Industrial and environmental inspection, vendor inspection, technical assistance, non-destructive testing (NDT) and technical staffing for all type of industries.
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Laboratories Division
Multidisciplinary laboratories.Testing and engineering for product development. Conformity testing and product certification. SYSTEMS CERTIFICATION.
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Automotive Division
Statutory vehicle inspection services and emission & gas testing solutions worldwide.
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IDIADA Division
Design, engineering, testing and homologation services for the automotive industry worldwide.
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Success stories

Applus+ emissions programme in Washington.

21/09/2012
Applus+ serves as the State of Washington’s centralised I/M Programme Manager conducting between 980,000 and 1,200,000 emissions tests annually.

Applus+ operates 16 centralized inspection facilities that utilize 70 lanes with more than 150 certified Inspectors. Applus+ conducts between 980,000 and 1,200,000 emissions tests annually.

Applus+ provides and maintains all custom software and inspection equipment to perform the state mandated vehicle emissions test. Also provide Waivers for eligible vehicles and well as transmit real-time compliances to the Department of Licensing (DOL).

Some of the salient features of this program include: Server based Host Computer System (HCS), integrated biometric fingerprint authentication, OBDII data collection, built-in checks for fraudulent testing; and the industry’s first kiosk based emissions testing solution.

Applus+ provides training seminars including a custom specialized management course, a State Automotive Emissions Specialist course, lane operations training, and staffing/succession planning.

Applus recently commenced a new 5 year contract with the State of Washington. A number of new features of this new contract include the introduction of decentralized facilities to the former centralized-only program, creating a fully hybrid program; three mobile test units, capable of performing all tests (OBD, TSI, and SNAP) at select locations for increased customer convenience; security cameras in all lanes; the ability for both test positions to be able to view the testing process; complete OBD testing performed at all 140 lane positions; mystery shopping contractor to evaluate the test procedures and employee customer service; and ready-or-not detection devices that assist motorists with identifying when their vehicle’s readiness monitors are sufficient in number for their vehicle to be tested.

 
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