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AMECA Announces Hansen VTF for Vehicle Test Fit Services


Washington, D.C. – Automotive Manufacturer Equipment Compliance Agency, Inc. (AMECA) is pleased to announce that Hansen VTF will perform the vehicle test fit for automotive lighting components.

As part of AMECA’s continuing improvement for its A2LA accredited automotive lighting ISO-Certification AMECA choose Hansen VTF because of their experience, knowledge and reputation. Having Hansen VTF conduct the vehicle test fit will ensure that consumers, installers, automotive insurance companies will have the highest quality parts possible.

About Hansen VTF

A world leader in the collision industry since it’s creation in 2001. Hansen VTF Labs is uniquely qualified to assist the aftermarket manufacturing community and automotive insurance industry. Hansen VTF Labs offers more to the manufacturers than any other test fit center. Services include: certified vehicle test fit, research and development assistance, creation of both jigs and molds for lighting and other body components. The collaborative environment of honesty and creativity at Hansen VTF allows manufacturers, engineers, and repair industry experts to work together to create the highest quality products.

Hansen VTF achieved ISO 9001:2015 certification in 2019 with a pending ISO 17025 accreditation. Hansen VTF employees are I-CAR certified auto body technicians.

For more info, visit www.hansenvtflabs.com or email service@hansenvtf.com.

About AMECA

An A2LA Certification Body since 2017, AMECA has been committed to the vehicle safety business since its creation in 1994.

AMECA’s ISO-Certification Program is only intended for the best manufacturers. Not every manufacturer who applies will be granted certification. AMECA certification is available for manufacturers of:

  • Aftermarket Crash Parts Replacement and OEM Automotive Lighting
  • Aftermarket Crash Parts Replacement and OEM Automotive Safety Glass
  • Aftermarket Automotive Suspension and Wheels
  • Aftermarket Crash Parts Replacement and OEM Automotive Brake Hoses

AMECA was the first accredited Certification Body to require serial numbers on safety glass. Individual parts tracking gives consumers and installers confidence that the glass is safe, fits and just plain works.

AMECA’s uses a triple check system for product fitment. Aftermarket suppliers are required to use three separate samples to determine fit, fitment, accessory attachment (including ADAS and HUD glazing requirements) and cosmetic accuracy. No “measure once, use forever” is acceptable.

Select lighting devices are required to have certification to ECE R10 for the AMECA ISO-Certification Program. As with all AMECA certification programs, AMECA uses existing test standards.

All ISO-Certification program documents are available free on the AMECA website.

For more, visit www.ameca.org or email info@ameca.org.

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