HONG KONG, September 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
~ Expanding Market Access for the Electrical and Electronics Supply Chain in Greater China ~
Bureau Veritas Consumer Products Services is pleased to announce that its Electrical and Electronics Business Line ("Bureau Veritas") and the Inspection & Quarantine Technology Centre of Zhongshan Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureau ("Zhongshan CIQ") have formed a strategic collaboration. The collaboration will enable Bureau Veritas to offer a one-stop testing and certification solution for the electrical and electronics supply chain addressing local and export markets. A Memorandum of Understanding was signed by two parties in August.
Through the collaboration, Bureau Veritas provides electrical and electronics testing, certification and technical consultation services leveraging the Zhongshan CIQ laboratory. Zhongshan CIQ's advanced testing equipment combined with Bureau Veritas' technical and commercial know how enables the parties to offer comprehensive and cost-effective test packages for electrical and electronics companies, especially for LED luminaires, general luminaire and other lighting products to factories and vendors in China.
Tarik Mahammed, Vice President of Bureau Veritas Consumer Products Services, Electrical and Electronics Business Line, Asia region, commented: "We are delighted to form this strategic collaboration with Zhongshan CIQ. The joint efforts will definitely enable us to provide a faster yet cost-effective testing solution for our clients within the electrical and electronics industry in China. We are confident that clients using our local approval service will benefit from quicker global market access for exports. They can also enjoy greater cost saving associated with faster turnaround time as well as the option of obtaining multiple certifications for many markets, all available under the one roof."
About Bureau Veritas
Bureau Veritas is a world leader in conformity assessment and certification services. Founded in 1828, the group has more than 65,000 employees, 1,330 offices laboratories located in 140 countries. Bureau Veritas helps its clients to improve their performances by offering innovative services and solutions in order to ensure that their products, infrastructure and processes meet standards and regulations in terms of quality, health, safety, environment protection and social responsibility.
Group Website: http://www.bureauveritas.com
Bureau Veritas Consumer Products Services' Electrical & Electronic Business Line provides comprehensive certification & testing solutions for electrical and electronic products. A core focus is a "one-stop" approach helping clients shorten the time to market for their products. Bureau Veritas has a comprehensive testing, inspection and certification service portfolio covering electromagnetic compatibility (EMC), safety, radio frequency, telecom, GCF/PTCRB, WiMAX, Wi-Fi, OTA, battery, grid connection, environmental simulation and eco-design. Bureau Veritas' business covers multiple industries: IT equipment, Audio/Video products, mobile devices, communication products, wireless products, household products, battery products, power supply products, lighting products, industrial, scientific and medical devices and photovoltaic inverters.
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About Zhongshan Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureau
Zhongshan Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureau ("Zhongshan CIQ") is a department set up in Zhongshan and directly under Guangdong Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine (GIQA). It's function is to exercise the legal responsibility of "Law of the People's Republic of China on Import and Export Commodity Inspection", "Law of people's Republic of China on the Entry and Exit Animal and Plant Quarantine", "Law of the Implementation of Frontier Health and Quarantine Law of the People's Republic of China", "Food Safety Law of the People's Republic of China" etc. Pursuant to the law, Zhongshan CIQ performs the quarantine of health, animal and plant, and at the same time, be responsible for the import & export good's inspection, identification, certification and supervision. Implementing with professional technologies, Zhongshan CIQ strives to guarantee the quarantine of health, safety, environment protection and anti-fraud of Zhongshan, preserving national sovereignty, economy security, eco-security, whilst advancing the foreign economical trade of the city.
SOURCE Bureau Veritas Consumer Products Services