Shanghai Institute of Measurement and Testing Technology (SIMT) is one of the earliest-established professional measurement verification agencies in China. It is the only nonprofit and comprehensive national legal measurement verification agency authorized by AQSIQ(General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of the People's Republic of China)in Shanghai, the National Center of Measurement and Testing for East China authorized by AQSIQ, and the National Center of Testing Technology, Shanghai authorized by the Ministry of Science and Technology, which has a long history of more than 80 years.
SIMT is located in Shanghai, the most important economy, finance, trade and shipping center of the country. With the continuous development of industry, science and technology, and the comprehensive capability of Shanghai, many new demands toward measurement and verification technology have been brought up. Under strong support from the national and local governments, SIMT's equipment strength and technical capability have been escalating these years. Now SIMT has developed a large amount of technical specifications and standards, accomplished a large amount of science and technology research projects, and participated in many significant constructions of the city. SIMT conducts the transmission and traceability of measurement values for more than 1,000,000 pieces of measuring instruments every year, providing strong technical support for the city's development of economy and society.