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SATRA is the world's leading research and technology centre of its kind and employs scientific, technical and support staff in the UK, US and China.

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SATRA is the world's leading research and technology centre of its kind and employs scientific, technical and support staff in the UK, US and China.

SATRA was formed in 1919 with the original purpose of helping manufacturers and suppliers to evolve by providing technical knowledge, research and testing (the three pillars of strength). Since those early years, SATRA has developed significantly and today the brand is recognised and respected in over 70 countries across a diverse spread of product sectors.

SATRA research, development and testing has helped improve the performance, quality and safety of a wide range of products and materials the world over.

SATRA is a leading authority on international legislation and testing, and the technical aspects of a wide range of products including footwear, leather, clothing, textiles, toys, safety products, PPE, workwear, furniture, floorcoverings, construction products, cleaning & laundry products and candles. Many of its test methods become industry standards and its production efficiency and accreditation systems are unrivalled. It also houses a well-equipped chemical analysis laboratory to meet the global demand for restricted substances testing.

SATRA is a Notified Body for the EU Directives on personal protective equipment (PPE), toys, and construction products.