The physics and chemical laboratories of the CTCR are considered one of the best in Spain. In collaboration with the Footwear Technological Institute many standardized tests and certifications all around the shoe are carried out according to the customer’s needs. Tests required by law, as well as voluntary quality and safety tests on raw materials, semi-finished and finished products can be carried out within our laboratories. The certifications for professional footwear issued by the CTCR are recognized on a national and international level. 

The laboratories are accredited by ENAC, the body designated by the Spanish Government to assess the technical competence in accordance with ISO 17025:2005. The tests carried out in the CTCR’s laboratories are on:


puntuacion unaMaterials for upper: leather, textile and nonwovens.
puntuacion unaSoles and insoles.
puntuacion unaTests on security footwear.
puntuacion unaAdhesives.
puntuacion unaComponents: fibers, velcro fastening, laces.

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Services QUALITY

Implementation and consulting service on management system standards

Quality Management System ISO 9001:2008. Our consultants will provide guidance through the whole adaptation process with the aim of fulfilling all the requirements of the implemented norm.

Environmental Management System ISO 14001:2008. This norm specifies the requirements for the integration of environmental policies and objectives in the company’s management system. The norm assures the conformity with the stated environmental policy.

Occupational Health and Safety Management OHSAS ISO 18001. This norm sets the requirements for the fulfillment of the health and safety best practices at the workplace. We offer businesses the support in the implementation process of this norm.

Standardization and systematization of R&D&I UNE 166002: 2006. Innovation as a key business strategy shall be managed efficiently in order to increase the organizations competitiveness. We offer support during the implantation process of the R&D&I standardization norm UNE 166002:2006, as well as for the certification of innovation projects under the norm UNE 166001:2006. We also offer advice and consulting on how to receive tax deductions or funding for R&D&I projects.

Certification of Personal Protection Equipment (PPE):

Certification of PPE according to the international standards UNE-EN ISO 20345/20346/20347.

PPE and footwear (women-men-kids) testing and evaluation

…on the whole product or parts of it (quality control).



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