VDZ – Proven expertise in cement, concrete and environmental protection

VDZ is an international scientific and technical service provider for the cement and building materials industry. Audits/reviews, consulting or complex expert's reports: VDZ and its research institute offer all services related to cement, concrete and environmental protection.

Our range of services is including all types of examinations of the thermal and grinding processes in cement plants. In particular, the VDZ experts focus on process optimisation, energy efficiency, technical reviews or audits, maintenance services and environmental compatibility.

We are specialists in the analysis and characterization of inorganic mineral substances, of raw materials and fuels for cement production and of cements and the cementitious construction materials. We also offer several reference materials for laboratory practice.

The FIZ GmbH is accredited by the Germany's National Accreditation Body according to DIN EN ISO/IEC 17021 and certifies management systems according to ISO 9001 ISO 14001 ISO 50001 and OHSAS 18001.

Our accredited concrete laboratory offers all the important tests on fresh concrete and hardened concrete, as well as for all concrete constituents. Besides, we provide approval tests, damage analyses and ratings of the environmental compatibility of your products.

Monitoring and certification of construction products is one of VDZ's core competencies. Our testing, inspection and certification body is accredited for the area of product certification according to DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025 and DIN EN ISO/IEC 17065.

Environmental measurements

Our experts offer emission and ambient pollution measurements, calibration and function tests of emission measuring devices, measurements of noise and vibrations, fuel analyses, as well as raw materials/product analyses.

Service offer

VDZ Service Offer

VDZ is an internationally renowned scientific institute that focuses on practical research and providing a comprehensive service offer in the field of cement, concrete and environmental protection.

Service Offer

Overview of all VDZ services in maintenance, inspection and measurement

Service offer

Chemistry and mineralogy: characterization of substances - consulting service - product optimisation

Service offer

Concrete and mortar: testing of fresh and hardened concrete – tests regarding alkali-silica reaction – testing aggregates and admixtures

Quality standards

The VDZ gGmbH is accredited by the Germany's National Accreditation Body according to DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025.

Quality standards

The management system of the FIZ GmbH is certified by DQS in accordance with ISO 9001.

The FIZ GmbH is a notified body and accredited by the DAkkS according to: