Institute for Mineral Oil Products and Environmental Analysis

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Company profile

Company policy

As a chemical-technical service company, we are committed to putting the requirements and expectations of our stakeholders in terms of quality, professional practice and impartiality, as well as environmental and occupational health and safety at the center of our business activities, in compliance with all relevant laws and standards. We ensure that our testing and inspection activities are carried out according to documented and recognized by the customer (standard or in-house method of the customer) procedures. The management undertakes to actively participate in all matters relating to quality, environmental, work and health management and the SCC. In order to implement the tasks and goals we are striving for, we rely on qualified and competent employees who work in the laboratory, during sampling and during inspection activities by implementing our quality, environmental, occupational health and safety policy and constant professional training and training to meet the requirements of modern analytics and do engineering work justice. All of our activities focus on the health and safety of employees and all those involved, as well as protecting the environment, with the prevention of occupational diseases as well as environmental and property damage being of particular concern to us. The pursuit of continuous improvement in order to best satisfy our customers and other interested parties both in our specialist areas as well as in the areas of health, safety, environment and quality and also the fulfillment of EN ISO / IEC 17025, EN ISO / IEC 17020 and the SCC requirements are a key part of the IMU management strategy.

Company History

I.M.U. currently employs around 60 employees and has been under the sole management of DI Dr.Markus Hutter & DI Dr. Christian Wiegel since 2000.

1983 Foundation of the FICHTE Research Institute at the Vienna University of Technology
1996 Foundation of IMU civil-engineer company by Univ. Prof. Dr. Schindlbauer and Dr. Hutter.
1999 Foundation of the IMU civil technician GesmbH together with Dr. Christian Wiegel - accreditation according to EN 45001 at DASMIN
2001 Relocation to Stolzenthalergasse 21, 1080 Vienna
2004 Foundation of the Schwechat location, Mannswörther Straße 28
2011 Acquisition of the OMV refinery laboratory in Schwechat
2013 Expansion of the laboratory operation for the area of bitumen and accreditation according to EN ISO/IEC 17020 und EN ISO/IEC 17025 at the Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs
2013 - 2019 Takeover of the operation of the technical center of the Schwechat refinery in three shifts
2015 Start of operation of the engine knock booth (ROZ, MOZ, CZ) at Lobgrundstrasse 2, 1220 Vienna

Accreditation scopes - Federal Ministry for Digital and Economic Affairs
Accreditation Austria


According to EN ISO / IEC 17020 Requirements as an inspection body



According to ISO / IEC 17025 General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories



Safety Management System SCC