24 April 2013 | News | By BioSpectrum Bureau
Singapore: CSA Group, global testing and certification service provider with operations in China, has launched a testing and certification laboratory in Bangalore, India.
The new laboratory is to offer testing and certification for medical and healthcare, industrial control products, automation and IT/AV technology products, appliances, and control equipment.
"The launch of our new laboratory in India is a milestone for CSA Group and is a part of our overall global business growth strategy in Asia," said Ash Sahi, president and CEO, CSA Group. "Today, India is increasingly moving towards efficient and sustainable manufacturing to meet global standards and product safety is becoming paramount to consumers and businesses. Our new lab has been designed to provide sophisticated testing and certification services to Indian manufacturers and help them attain access, acceptability and competitiveness in the global marketplace."
"This new facility will offer Indian manufacturers world-class compliance services in multiple business segments to help them reach global markets," said Mr Saibal Mukhopadhaya, CSA Group Country Manager, India. "The lab will also provide testing and certification services for both local and global clients intending to sell products in India. In a few months, we plan to expand our service offerings to provide hazardous locations testing and certification for manufacturers and exporters across markets."
CSA Group has been expanding to help meet the needs of clients in Asia. In addition to the new lab in Bangalore, CSA Group has labs in Shanghai, Shenzen, Guangzhou, Kunshun, Taipei and Seoul.