NOIDA, India, May 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --
- TÜV SÜD will be regarded as the preferred quality and technical partner for International Garment Fair Association (IGFA) and its members for their quality assurance requirements
- Through this alliance, TÜV SÜD will also extend its support to IGFA and its members and further enable them to leverage technical guidance to upskill their members
TÜV SÜD, the German training, auditing, testing and certification giant, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with International Garment Fair Association. After signing this MoU, TÜV SÜD has become a preferred technical partner to provide quality assurance services to IGFA and its members.
Through this partnership with IGFA and its members, TÜV SÜD will offer them an extensive knowledge repository and be deemed as the partner of choice for testing and certification services. Capitalising on its global expertise, TÜV SÜD will support IGFA and its members in the areas of quality assurance, inspection and auditing. The partnership will enable IGFA to leverage technical guidance provided by TÜV SÜD. Similarly, TÜV SÜD will be the technical partner of IGFA for its various awareness events and programmes on quality, sustainability, energy, infrastructure and lean management.
Mr. Lalit Thukral, Chairman EAC (AEPC) & Chairman IGFA said . "TÜV SÜD, with its world-class laboratories, technical resources and auditing capabilities will further support IGFA in assisting their members and to align requirements of the buyer community, in terms of updating their system compliance or technical capabilities or even benchmarking their product quality to be the best in the industry. Globalisation has shrunk boundaries for trade which have come even closer with online retail. Brands that offer genuine quality apparel consistently are primed to be preferred by consumers who look for consistently high standards of quality. IGFA and its members are well placed to benefit immensely from this partnership as they have the opportunity to steadfastly maintain reputation and consumer trust."
Commenting on the partnership with IGFA, Mr. Ezhilan Neelan, Senior Vice President, Product Services, TÜV SÜD South Asia said, "We are proud to partner with IGFA and extend our services. The apparel industry in India is huge - hence, manufacturers are constantly under pressure to deliver consistency, quality and safety. Further, cost - cutting, ever changing trends and complex interactions ladder up to the pressure. It is necessary to address these challenges with technical knowledge and expertise. Through this association, TÜV SÜD affirms its commitment to help the apparel industry deliver the best quality products. Through our collective effort we are confident that all the members will be immensely benefited."
With its wide network of labs and experts across key markets including ASEAN, European Union, the US and UK, and South Asia, TÜV SÜD has in-depth familiarity with compliance in exporting and importing nations. Across the globe, TÜV SÜD works with leading international brands of repute to help them focus on quality and consistency.
About TÜV SÜD
TÜV SÜD is a premium quality, safety, and sustainability solutions provider that specialises in testing, inspection, auditing, certification, training, and knowledge services. Since 1866, the company has remained committed to its founding principle of protecting people, property and the environment from technology-related risks. Headquartered in Munich, Germany, TÜV SÜD is represented in more than 1,000 locations worldwide. TÜV SÜD operates globally with a team of more than 24,000 multi-disciplinary experts recognised as specialists in their respective fields. By combining impartial expertise with invaluable insights, the company adds tangible value to businesses, consumers and the environment. The aim of TÜV SÜD is to support customers with a comprehensive suite of services worldwide to increase efficiency, reduce costs and manage risk. https://www.tuv-sud.com
About TÜV SÜD South Asia
TÜV SÜD South Asia is the leading consulting, testing, inspection and certification (TIC) company with presence across India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. With more than 1,400 employees, TÜV SÜD South Asia has serviced over 10,000 clients to date through the past two decades. It is present at 33 locations including 14 labs across the three countries. Today, TÜV SÜD South Asia is internationally competent to provide TIC solutions cutting across a wide range of sectors that include management systems, conventional and renewable energy, water, sanitation, environmental technology, infrastructure, transit systems, real estate, food, supply chain, agriculture, toys, consumer electronics, textiles, leather and related products, automobile and components, and technical as well as soft-skills training.
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