Columbus Chemical Manufacturer Expands International Accreditations

GFS Chemicals, Inc., updates & expands its ISO/IEC 17025:2017 accreditations


COLUMBUS, OH, July 21st, 2022 – GFS is proud to announce it has not only renewed its Research and Analytical Products Division’s ISO/IEC 17025:2017 accreditation but has also extended it to include Karl Fischer titrations. On July 21st, 2022, GFS Chemicals attained ISO/IEC 17025:2017 accreditation, showing full compliance with the international testing standards.

“ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation reaffirms that commitment to our customers: quality and innovation,” said President and CEO J. Steel Hutchinson. “You can always have absolute confidence that the results you receive from GFS Chemicals will meet the highest of international standards.”

The GFS laboratory has always maintained this level of quality and competency since its humble beginnings more than 90 years ago. GFS Chemicals' customers have come to rely on its high level of responsive and personal service.

“The accreditation process is not easy and is only given to companies who meet a very strict set of standards,” said Corporate Quality Assurances Manager Melissa Murphy. “With the renewal and expansion, GFS is really placing itself ahead of many of its competitors.”

GFS Chemicals is also proud to be accredited in ISO 9001:2015.


About ISO/IEC 17025:

ISO/IEC 17025 is the single most important standard applied to testing and calibration laboratories around the globe. Laboratories accredited to the ISO/IEC 17025 standard have demonstrated that they are technically competent and able to reproducibly generate accurate, precise and consistent data.

About GFS Chemicals:

Founded in 1928, GFS Chemicals is a chemical manufacturer serving companies worldwide. Providing high-purity, specification-driven specialty and fine chemicals for the Pharma, Agriculture, Food, Environmental, Petrochemical, Flavors and Fragrances, Photovoltaics, Batteries, and Semiconductor industries. Based in Columbus, Ohio, USA, GFS Chemicals has been a leader in the Chemical industry – with the flexibility of a family owned company GFS can be quick and nimble in support of the needs of the most demanding customers.