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  • Writer's pictureEinar Thorén


Alice Benard & Frédéric NOËL

We are excited to announce that Exert Certification has signed an agreement with CNPP in France as a new assessment centre for IECEx Certification of Personnel Competence (CoPC). CNPP has a long history and vast experience within risk prevention and management in many fields, including top expertise within the Ex-industry.

Frédéric NOËL, Explosion risk responsible in CNPP says;

“As an international player in risk prevention and management in the following fields: fire & explosion safety, security & malicious acts, cybersecurity, environmental issues, and occupational risks, CNPP supports customers with a comprehensive, diversified range of products and services:

· Consultancy and technical assistance

· Experimental research

· Training

· Conformity assessment and testing

· Certification

· Publications and press

CNPP wanted to provide its customers with a solution to prove their competences with an internationally recognized system.

We have chosen EXERT Certification as a partner because of its long and successful experience in assessing competences in the IECEx Certification of personal competences scheme and its constant investment in improving competencies, and their certification, to provide safety to people working in, or associated to, hazardous area.”

CNPP Head office facility in Vernon

Explosion demo

Pumping facility devoted to Ex training

"Exert always aim to find reliable and professional partners, and we are humble and grateful that CNPP chose to partner up with us. Their highly professional attitude and well reputed market status make them a perfect match for Exert, and we are totally convinced that we together will succeed in developing and expanding the IECEx footprint in France in the years to come", says CEO and founder of Exert Certification, Einar Thorén.

“CNPP share the same values as Exert and our common safety focus and the synergies from both companies’ broad Ex experience gives us a huge drive to contribute to increasing the safety in the Ex-industry" Thorén continues.

CNPP has 8 regional offices in France and 2 subsidiaries (Africa, Indian Ocean) plus several international partners in addition to Exert.


Our mutual operational journey is about to start.

We welcome CNPP to the rapidly expanding Exert family!


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