About BEL Biomass Energy Lab provides analytical testing services for both the domestic and international solid biofuels markets.

Biomass Energy Lab (BEL) was formed in September of 2011 as a joint venture between Timber Products Inspection and the Control Union USA. BEL is designed to provide a system of services that enables biomass fuel producers and users to comply with any standard/certification system, both domestically and internationally. This includes testing biomass products for routine quality control as well as export certifications. BEL also offers on-site consulting, internal lab setup/design, and quality control program development. Under the umbrella of BEL and our founding companies we can handle all aspects of your biomass product export. This includes third party testing, inspection, auditing, quality management consulting, QA/QC sampling, logistics, supply chain auditing and sustainability. A complete solution for the biomass fuels industry.

The Control Union World Group has been actively servicing the bio-based energy business for over 20 years. They have been engaged in this market since biomass was first introduced as a replacement of fossil fuels. In the capacity as an independent service provider specializing in cargo inspection, quality, quality control and sustainability/certification programs. Control Union has built long term relationships with both major producers/supplier, trading companies and end consumers of biomass on global basis. www.controlunion.com

Proudly serving the Forest Products Industry since 1969, Timber Products Inspection (TP) offers a diverse set of quality services focused on ensuring your business is successful. As the largest accredited agency under the American Lumber Standard Committee (ALSC) for lumber, treating, WPM and wood pellet auditing programs, TP is currently servicing clients in 16 countries and handling over 20 different wood products. From professional field inspections to in-depth laboratory testing, TP offers the innovation and technology solutions that move your business forward. www.tpinspection.com

BEL works closely with TLR International Laboratories in Rotterdam, which is also part of the Control Union World Group.

TLR has been performing analysis of solid fuels since the ‘70s and has been accredited for more than two decades according to the ISO 17025 standards by the Dutch Council of Accreditation (Re. Nr. L059). As a recognized analyst, TLR is actively participating in independent quality certification schemes such as GAFTA (including a special recognition for GAFTA biomass analysis). Moreover, TLR is recognized as a SCOTA preferred laboratory. Their aim is to provide their clients a fast and accurate analysis. www.tlr-international.com