Testing, monitoring and certification laboratory:
Certificates that open up the European market

You can rely on the efficient services of our testing, monitoring and certification laboratory for building products and structural members.

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Wood research:

Enquire about HFB's completed and current development projects.

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News:

Here you can read the latest news about our company. We'll keep you up to date.

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Profile:

Some facts worth knowing about our corporate philosophy, our team and the history of our company.

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Welcome to the website of HFB ENGINEERING GMBH Leipzig

HFB ENGINEERING GMBH is a privately owned and approved testing and development institute focusing on special groups of building products. Our versatile range of services focuses on products for wooden structures, particularly wood-based materials and all kinds of timber constructions as well as windows, doors and facades.

As flexible company with international operations, HFB particularly offers the following services:

  • Inspection and certification of building products as an officially approved testing, monitoring and certification laboratory for building products in accordance with the German Construction Products Law (Bauproduktengesetz)
  • NOTIFIED BODY no. 1034 (CE marking)
  • Inspection and certification of building products as an officially approved testing, monitoring and certification laboratory for building products in accordance with regional building regulations.
  • Code SAC 05 (German conformity mark) [Ü-Kennzeichnung])
  • Testing in connection with the issue of General Building Permits (ABZs) or European Technical Approvals (ETAs) for building products or designs
  • Initial type testing in connection with CE marking
  • Product testing (mechanical, structural-physical and application-related tests, emission tests)
  • Monitoring of wood-based materials and timber constructions for the US and the Japanese market (PS-2, JAS, CARB) in cooperation with the TECO testing institute (Madison, Wisconsin/USA)
  • Activities in the field of timber construction privately commissioned by quality associations
  • Development of testing methods for quality control at manufacturing plants
  • Preparation of expert opinions with regard to workmanship flaws or assembly defects
  • Research and development, particularly concerning new developments and enhancements of products and methods for the manufacture of wood-based materials and the development of innovative timber constructions
  • Technical consulting and advice on technical applications

 

Test our wide range of services yourself and benefit from our competence and experience.

 

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