CERTIFER SA
18 RUE EDMOND MEMBREE
59308  Valenciennes
N°TVA : 73411047285
 

Our history begins in 1997, with the foundation of the "Agence de Certification Ferroviaire" (ACF). These 25 years have been an exciting journey from a non-profit organisation to an international group - leader in inspection, certification and testing for railway and urban transportation.

 

The development of Certifer has been structured in four key periods:

  • 1997- 2000’s      To develop certification in France
  • 2010-2014          To expand into international markets
  • 2015-2018          To develop organizational means to become a major group
  • 2019-2023          To Become THE leader of railway certification and independent expertise

Certifer, your railway certification body

  • ACF become Notified Body
    (NoBo)

     

    2000

    1997

    Commitment.
    To develop certification in France

     

    Foundation of the
    Railway
    Certification
    Agency (ACF) as a
    non-profit
    organisation

    200§

     

    First Urban
    transportation
    Recognition (OQA)
    (French ISA)

  • 1st subsidiary:
    Certifer Algérie

     

    2012

    Certifer Asia : opening of a
    Certifer Representative
    Office in Vietnam

     

    2014

    Internationalisation.

    To expand into international markets

    2013

     

    Acquisition of a
    company in Italy
    which will become
    Certifer Italia
    Acquisition of a
    company specialised
    in Urban Insertion
    (Trames Urbaines)

  • New subsidiaries Certifer America Latina,
    Certifer Australia, Certifer Türkiye

     

    2015-2017

    Organisations

    To develop organizational means to
    become a major group

    2015

     

    Transfer from the non-
    profit organisation status
    to a Limited Company
    ( CERTIFER SA)

    Apave becomes minority
    shareholder of Certifer
    SA (35% then 49%
    in 2018)

    2017

     

    Acquisition of Belgorail
    (Brussels) with a

    representative office in Spain
    (Madrid)
    Creation of our Dubai branch

  • Creation of Certifer China/ Asia Pacific
    Creation of a common company with
    SNCF TRY & Cert

    Certifer Italia become the 3rd NoBo of
    the Group

     

    2019

    Development.

    To become THE leader of railway
    certification and independent expertise

    2023

     

    2020

     

    Acquisition of AEbt Group /
    ERC
    ( Nuremberg, Olten,
    Graz)

    Acquisition of HHC/DRS
    ( The Netherlands, Germany and
    Scandinavia)

Top
Changing Cookie Settings

Dear users, this website stores cookies on your computer. Their purpose is to improve your website experience while providing you with more personalized services.

If you would like more information about the cookies we use, please see our Privacy Policy. By accepting cookies, you consent to their use. You can also adjust their settings.

If you refuse cookies, your information will not be tracked when you visit this site. Only one cookie will be used in your browser to remember your preference not to be tracked.

  • Change the parameters
  • Accept all cookies and continue to the website