Company History

2003 QA International and Helmsman Quality & Technology Services (HQTS) form a Sino Joint Venture, QAI China, and open its first laboratory in Hangzhou.
2004 ISTA Certified for our state of the ART PACKAGING lab.
2006 Begin offering Toy Safety Testing, Textile & Chemical Analysis Services for ROHS, EN71, REACH and others
2007 ISO 17025 Certified
2008 ISO 17020 Re-Certified
2008 Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) Certified in compliance with the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA)
2009 QAI China re-brands as HQTS-QA International Services (HQTS-QAI)
2012 Chinese Metrology Accreditation allowing for testing for products sold in China. First overall team prize- 2012 Hangzhou inspection and Testing competition.
2013 QA International celebrates 20 years in Business.
2014 HQTS re-certifies under the revised CNAS certification guild lines.
2015 HQTS celebrates our 20th anniversary since formation as a private company