Three international breweries have decided to become VLB members: Since April 2017, the Elmir Brewing Company, Lebanon, has been a VLB member. As of 1 January 2018, the Swedish brewery Spendrups and Brunswick Bierworks from Canada join the VLB network.
The VLB Berlin laboratories successfully completed a surveillance review by the German Accreditation Body (DAkkS) at the end of November. The high level of competence of the various laboratory areas with regard to their diverse testing and analysis activities in accordance with the international standard DIN EN ISO / IEC 17025 was once again confirmed.
Application of scanning electron microscopy / Comparison of molecular biological analysis for differentiation of yeasts / Testing of cans / Testing the stability of cargo units with a mobile motion base