With a turnover of around EUR 100 million and almost 900 employees, DEKRA is one of the largest test and certification companies in the Netherlands. DEKRA Netherlands is a part of the German company DEKRA, mostly known for its activities in the automotive industry. Globally, this fast-growing company employs over 35,000 people in over 50 countries.
The best-known service units in the Netherlands are DEKRA Certification in Arnhem and DEKRA Claims &Expertise in Alkmaar. DEKRA Certification started its activities in 2009, as DEKRA took over the former KEMA Quality, including the famous Dutch quality label ‘KEMA KEUR’. DEKRA Certification tests and certifies products, components, installations and medical devices, and it also audits and certifies several quality-management systems and professional qualifications. Its business complex in Arnhem consists of 10,000 square metres of office space and test laboratories, while an ultramodern testing hall was opened adjacent to the existing building in 2014.
DEKRA Claims & Expertise is involved in fleet management, valuations, and expert appraisals, as well as settlements of vehicle-related claims. This business unit also offers vehicle inspection, claims handling, and services regarding liability and technical insurance. The business units DEKRA RAIL and DEKRA Material Testing & Inspection also operate from the Netherlands.