Corporate Overview

Vision and Mission


Doug Chambers is the founder of CMT (Testing) Limited.Doug

CMT (established in 1976) is a reputable and professional independent testing organisation in UK. Reputation established through over 38 years of providing materials consultancy, analytical and laboratory and site testing and investigative operations. It is a United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) accredited organisation. It is also the first and only organisation awarded with UKAS accreditation to ISO 17025 for testing lighting columns using the unique Relative Loss of Section (RLS) technique.

CMT (Testing) Ltd is now wholly owned by KIWA.


NickNick Payne is a well known electronic engineering consultant and the inventor of a range of CMT’s Scribe Instruments, including the unique RLS machine which was jointly developed together with CMT in 1998.

All these instruments have a proven on-site inspection and testing performance that has been employed by many authorities and contractors in the UK and overseas.


CMT (Testing) Pte Ltd was established in 2005 in Singapore and now holds the worldwide rights (excluding UK and Ireland) for the business operation of RLS. Production of the RLS instrument is now conducted exclusively by CMT Singapore.