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Our services

We will support your business by providing expertise across a range of services. We can test and certify your products, instil best practise in your laboratories, provide test methods and equipment, support your product development with our innovation and research team or help you achieve your sustainability goals.

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Chemical compliance

Our laboratories are fully equipped for bespoke chemical analysis of your products, as well as testing for properties such as permeation, the presence of restricted substances or compliance with legislation.

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Innovation and research

Our knowledge and research help companies across the world to bring innovative products to market, quickly and efficiently.

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Laboratory accreditation

The SATRA Laboratory Accreditation programme is internationally recognised as an assurance of quality management throughout the footwear and leather products supply chain.

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Physical testing

We test a variety of products, components and materials, primarily for the footwear, floor coverings, furniture, leather and PPE markets.

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PPE certification

SATRA is a Notified Body in the EU and an Approved Body in the UK. Our experts can help you through the CE and UKCA certification processes to make sure your PPE products meet the Regulation requirements.

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Test equipment

Our in-house design and manufacturing facility produces the test equipment used in our own laboratories, and those of our customers. From simple manual devices, to complex computer-controlled machines.

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Test methods

Test methods and standards are the key to ensuring that product performance is measured accurately and consistently. We are ideally placed to ensure that you use the most appropriate test procedure for your product.

SATRA academy

Our unrivalled expertise in research, manufacture and testing puts us in a unique position to provide world-class training for anyone working in the industries we support.

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Our solutions in efficiency

Our software solutions help you understand your manufacturing time and material costs, enabling you to make improvements increasing efficiency and optimising environments and processes.

  • SATRASumm

    Manage the efficient cutting of materials both synthetic and organic, reduce waste and free up your profits.

  • SATRA TimeLine logo

    Keep production flowing at a lower cost, optimise your facilities, and get the best from your people.

  • SATRA VisionStitch logo

    A complete stitching improvement package for all stitching operations, designed to improve productivity and quality.