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ugraCert® Certifications

Products, Processes, Persons


Products, Processes, Persons – independently and impartially certified

Certification by industries



  • PDFX-ready CREATOR
  • PDFX-ready OUTPUT Proof
  • PDFX-ready OUTPUT Digital printing
  • PDFX-ready OUTPUT Offset printing

Printing industry

  • swissPSO® Certification
  • swissPSD® Certification
  • ugraCert® Proof (ISO 12647-7:2016)
  • ugraCert® Validation Print (ISO 12647-8:2012)
  • ugraCert® Printing Inks (ISO 2846-x)
  • Ugra Certified Expert® Certification


  • ugraCert® Carrier bags and bags
  • ugraCert® Refuse bags
  • ugraCert® Cardboard
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Your road to certification

1. Application for certification

The certifications of Ugra are open to all interested organizations or individuals and can be applied in writing.

2. Conformity assessment

The conformity assessment takes place in the form of an audit, a measurement evaluation or a written test.

3. Certification

If compliance of the underlying scope is demonstrated, the certification body confirms this with a certificate.

Brief terminology of certification

A specified requirement is a need or expectation that is stated. (Source: ISO 17000:2004)

Range or characteristics of objects of conformity assessment covered by attestation. (Source: ISO 17000:2004)

Demonstration that specified requirements relating to a product, process, system, person or body are fulfilled. (Source: ISO 17000:2004)

Conformity assessment activity that is performed by the person or organization that provides the object. A first-party attestation is also designated as declaration. (Source: ISO 17000:2004)

Conformity assessment activity that is performed by a person or organization that has a user interest in the object. (Quelle: ISO 17000:2004)

NOTE: Persons or organizations performing second-party conformity assessment activity include, for example, purchasers or users of products or potential customers seeking to rely on a supplier's management system, or organizations representing those interests.

Third-party conformity assessment activity that is performed by a person or body that is independent of the person or organization that provides the object and of user interests of that object. (Source: ISO 17000:2004)

NOTE: Ugra provides third-party conformity assessment services.

Body that performs conformity assessment services. (Source: ISO 17000:2005)

NOTE: Ugra is a third-party conformity assessment body.

Protected mark issued by a body performing third-party conformity assessment, indicating that an object of conformity assessment (product, process, , person, system or body) is in conformity with specified requirements. (Source: ISO 17030:2003)

NOTE: Ugra issues conformity marks for their respective conformity assessment services.

Third-party attestation related to products, processes, systems or persons. (Source: ISO 17000:2004)