Perry L. Johnson, a world leader in quality, established Perry Johnson Laboratory Accreditation, Inc. (PJLA) in 1999. PJLA is a private third-party accreditation body that validates the competency of testing and calibration laboratories through the use of international and national standards. PJLA is fully supported by our stockholder, Mr. Perry L. Johnson.
Additionally, PJLA is affiliated with Perry Johnson Laboratory Accreditation NP, Inc. (PJLANP) a Michigan nonprofit organization established in 2016. This organization in combination with PJLA, Inc. is a non-profit establishment providing accreditation services to (CABS) where only non-profit organizations can provide such services. PJLA, Inc. is the sole member of PJLANP.
PJLA Rights and Duties as an Accreditation Body
As an accrediting body, PJLA is required to adhere to ISO/IEC 17011:2004 Conforming Assessment – General Requirements for Accreditation Bodies Accrediting Conformity Assessment Bodies. PJLA’s adherence to this standard is demonstrated through peer evaluations performed by international recognition bodies. PJLA is a MRA Signatory of the International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC) and of the Asia Pacific Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (APLAC) for both testing and calibration. At no such time does PJLA offer consultancy services to (CABs).