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Overview of NOA

NOA Group is one of the earliest national leading third-party inspection, testing and certification services providers in China. Established in 1999 and headquartered in Pilot Free Trade Zone-JinQiao Area, China (Shanghai), NOA is an independent, impartial and professional third-party testing, inspection and certification body.

An Overview to NOA Group


NOA Group is one of the earliest national leading third-party inspection, testing and certification services providers in China. Established in 1999 and headquartered in Pilot Free Trade Zone-JinQiao Area, China (Shanghai), NOA is an independent, impartial and professional third-party testing, inspection and certification body. 


NOA Group covers:

2 Accredited Certification Bodies

3 Independent Central Laboratories

4 Holding Subsidiaries

5 Integrated Business Line

9 Branch offices

Over 1000 employees

More than 20,000 enterprises were served


Who We Are

In the last century, the predecessors of NOA organized and started scientific research on electric devices at the call of the nation. Today, NOA has expanded to over 1000 officers, auditors, inspectors and test engineers in total over entire China area. From Certification to inspection, verification to lab testing, advising to training, NOA nowadays becomes a comprehensive third-party service provider in various industries. With its special researching and developing capability, NOA also provide innovative solutions to meet higher requirements of customer demands in not only quality and management aspects, but also productivity and creativity.  

The Work We Do

In order to serve better and deeper, NOA has been accredited by International Accreditation Forum member - CNAS and ANAB for over 29 scopes of industries. On the other hand, NOA has obtained approval of China National Accreditation Service for Conformity Assessment (CNCA, Approval Code: CNCA-R-2002-51) which laid a solid fundamental base for NOA certification, testing and inspection activities in China. In the recent years, NOA is accredited by China General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine, for being a governmental recognised inspection body for import and export product verification and inspection. 


Within these qualifications, NOA provide standard laboratory testing, system certification, inspection and audit services against various standards. Meanwhile, beside standard services NOA also focused on the solutions to each possible failure occurred in production, focused on system modification to increase productivity, as well as inventive advisories to support our customers achieving new technology innovations. NOA is trying to put its capability in good use, to add more value into the services and make which beyond expectation. 


The Customers We Serve

Across the nation, we are honour to be the trusted partner of both influential companies and rising companies. 

Generally, our services have been adopted by more than 200,000 enterprises within greater China area. 

NOA group established professional technical committee with more than sufficient expertise to serve the customers in Textile, Consuming Goods, Electrics and Electronics, Auto products, Food and Farming, Machinery, Mining, Oil and Petroleum, New Energy, Sustainable Development and etc. industries.    

We constantly in compliant with the latest international safety and quality standards, laws and regulations. We keep our customers who work in Trading, Manufacturing, Logistic and Sales fields up-to-date with local rules as well as market conditions. 


The Development of NOA

  • In 1955
    As part of the National Ministry of Machinery, Electric Tool Research Institute was established in Shanghai (SETRI) for scientific researching.
  • In 1999
    Independent testing and certification body was established by SETRI with new brand name-NOA.
  • 1999~2014
    Standing at the solid technical base and resources, prospering development has taken place from 1999 to 2014.
  • In October of 2013
    Completion of organization restructuring.
  • In January of 2014
    New strategy has been launched, which is to create NOA a Comprehensive organisation in Inspection, Testing, Certification, Technical Solution directions simultaneously.
  • In January of 2015
    NOA confirmed the strategy to reinvent the Brand and get started.
  • In July of 2015
    The head office of the group has been relocated to Shanghai Pilot Free Trade Zone, one step closer to achieve the target of being a Comprehensive third party service provider.
  • In January of 2016
    The year of bursting increase. National leading innovative services, Internet business model and cyber resources are implemented.
  • In July of 2016
    With the reregistration of the legal name, NOA Group – a Comprehensive Third-party service provider is formally born.
  • In 2017
    Revolutionary year of the group. From functioning to methodology, the group applied massive new strategies and policies to ensure the innovating and vitality of Group.
  • In March of 2017
    “National High-Technology Enterprise” title was awarded to NOA Group for its devotion in the industries.
  • In 1955
    As part of the National Ministry of Machinery, Electric Tool Research Institute was established in Shanghai (SETRI) for scientific researching.
  • In 1999
    Independent testing and certification body was established by SETRI with new brand name-NOA.
  • 1999~2014
    Standing at the solid technical base and resources, prospering development has taken place from 1999 to 2014.
  • In October of 2013
    Completion of organization restructuring.
  • In January of 2014
    New strategy has been launched, which is to create NOA a Comprehensive organisation in Inspection, Testing, Certification, Technical Solution directions simultaneously.
  • In January of 2015
    NOA confirmed the strategy to reinvent the Brand and get started.
  • In July of 2015
    The head office of the group has been relocated to Shanghai Pilot Free Trade Zone, one step closer to achieve the target of being a Comprehensive third party service provider.
  • In January of 2016
    The year of bursting increase. National leading innovative services, Internet business model and cyber resources are implemented.
  • In July of 2016
    With the reregistration of the legal name, NOA Group – a Comprehensive Third-party service provider is formally born.
  • In 2017
    Revolutionary year of the group. From functioning to methodology, the group applied massive new strategies and policies to ensure the innovating and vitality of Group.
  • In March of 2017
    “National High-Technology Enterprise” title was awarded to NOA Group for its devotion in the industries.

NOA Vision

NOA dedicate itself into long-term practicing and exploration in this field, in aim to achieve excellence, to create better value for the customers and to deliver trust, take responsibility for the society.


Our Commitments

Social Impact & Sustainability

To make good supports to organizations those are seeking to tackle the toughest societal challenges, we make efforts on carbon abatement, water, land, energy and the circular economy. Layout the challenges and opportunities for sustainable growth and climate resilience, propose a pathways to transformational change. 


Integrity, Impartiality and Independency 

Ethical behaviour does not just happen. It has to be cultivated and repeatedly affirmed throughout the organization. In NOA, acting with integrity is paramount, and it applies to every aspect of the organization. Maintaining the highest standards of integrity involves faithfully meeting our commitments to all our constituents – customers, officers, auditors, the board, the accreditation bodies, regulators and to ourselves. 


Your Success

The success of our customer is the core value NOA would deliver. We standing at independent perspective, to ensure that impact is felt, we always tell the truth as we see it. We share our knowledge and insights with you and continue to build our customer’s capabilities by working together beyond the engagement. Our auditors are dedicated to a single engagement at any given time to ensure we build long-term and trust-based working environments. We engage with your people at all functioning points of the organization to develop a thorough understanding of your unique quality, capabilities even culture and challenges. 


NOA Service Concept

Risk & Quality

NOA is committed to risk control, preventing any activities beyond the limits of law.Feasible action plan is implemented for emergencies, removing risk factors from the originalantecedents. Strict risk control lead to an outstanding quality performance. 


Service & efficiency

Service is paramount. Efficient is the first priority to high quality services 


Competence & Resources

 NOA focusing on staff cultivation in comprehensive ability. The value of resources will be maximised through the developing of excellent competence.  


Cost & Value

Innovation is the foundation, associate with internal cost control and customer experience improving, NOA coordinated and unified the resources, create sustainable development and achieving Blue Ocean strategy.


NOA Managing Principles

Risk & Quality

NOA is committed to risk control, preventing any activities beyond the limits of law.Feasible action plan is implemented for emergencies, removing risk factors from the originalantecedents. Strict risk control lead to an outstanding quality performance. 


Service & efficiency

Service is paramount. Efficient is the first priority to high quality services 


Competence & Resources

 NOA focusing on staff cultivation in comprehensive ability. The value of resources will be maximised through the developing of excellent competence.  


Cost & Value

Innovation is the foundation, associate with internal cost control and customer experience improving, NOA coordinated and unified the resources, create sustainable development and achieving Blue Ocean strategy.