Advanced Filtration Testing-Air
Locations in North America and Europe
Fuel Filtration Testing
A2LA & UKAS Accredited Labs
High Flow Oil Filtration


Founded in 1984 by two engineers with the vision to build an independent filtration lab, IBR has since grown into a leading, accredited testing laboratory with facilities in the U.S and Europe.  IBR has worked with thousands of clients developing highly specialized quantitative filtration testing in air, water, oil and fuels across a broad spectrum of products and markets.

IBR is privately owned and supported by a Board of Directors.


Management Team

Susan Goldsmith – Founder and President, Managing Director IBR (UK)

Laurence M. Howard – Executive Vice President, CFO, Director IBR (UK)

Peter Hoekstra – Laboratory Manager, US

Daniel Miller – Air Labs Manager, US & UK

Chris Power – Laboratory Manager, UK

Advancing Global Standards and Conformity Assessment:

IBR plays a significant role in the development of international consensus standards across a wide range of industries.  Members of IBR’s management team are active participants in most of the relevant standards organizations; ISO, ASTM, IEC, CENELEC, SAE as well as trade associations such as the Filtration Society.  Participation means more than just membership, it includes leadership roles as chairmen and convenorships of sub-committees and working groups and the hosting of meetings at our facilities in the US and England.