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Measurement Standards Laboratory (MSL)

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Helping solve measurement R&D roadblocks and supporting NZ’s economic growth through world-class measurement standards and advice.

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What is MSL?

Based at Gracefield Innovation Quarter in Lower Hutt, Callaghan Innovation’s largest site, the Measurement Standards Laboratory (MSL) is New Zealand's national metrology institute, ensuring that New Zealand's units of measurement are consistent with the International System of Units, the SI.

MSL’s team of scientists, technicians, and engineers conduct research to improve the SI, and to solve measurement problems in industry and government. 

The laboratory’s core mission is to support New Zealand’s economic growth and enhance wellbeing through access to world-class measurement standards and advice. 

You can find out more about the MSL on their website:

Measurement Standards Laboratory

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Who is MSL for?

MSL supports testing and calibration labs, regulators, importers and exporters, and innovators. MSL's experts provide a range of services, including:

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Find out more

For all enquiries, please contact the MSL team:

Contact Measurement Standards Laboratory 


Updated: 4 November 2022