Bureau Veritas Opens Automotive Testing Laboratory in Tianjin, China

Jun 27, 2013, 01:30 ET from Bureau Veritas Consumer Products Services

TIANJIN, China, June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Bureau Veritas Consumer Products Services (BVCPS) is pleased to announce the grand opening of its new automotive testing laboratory in Tianjin, China in May, 2013.

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Bureau Veritas' management, senior representatives from the China Government Authority, and hundreds of automotive OEM and component suppliers witnessed the opening ceremony of the new laboratory on 24th May. The laboratory occupies 3,000 square meters, staffed with experienced technical specialists. Complete with the latest equipment to provide comprehensive reliability testing services to the automotive supply chain in North China. The services offered includes material testing, automotive electronics performance testing, durability testing as well as analysis on how environmental factors affecting the functioning of automotive equipment and components from R&D to production.

According to Henri He, General Manager, Automotive Product Line of China, Bureau Veritas Consumer Products Services, "Strategically located in Tianjin, the second largest city in North China where automotive manufacturing is one of the pillars of the local industry, the setup of this automotive laboratory is a key milestone of Bureau Veritas' expansion in Northern China." Mr. He added: "Complementing our EMC and reliability testing laboratories located in Shanghai, this new Tianjin automotive laboratory further strengthens Bureau Veritas' leading position in automotive testing while demonstrating our commitment in supporting and delivering value-added services to the automotive supply chain in China."

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Bureau Veritas is a global leader in testing, inspection and certification services. Founded in 1828, the group has 59,000 employees in 1,330 offices and 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 and safety, environment protection and social responsibility. Bureau Veritas is listed on Euronext Paris and belongs to the Next 20 index (Compartment A, code ISIN FR 006174348, stock symbol: BVI) Website: http://www.bureauveritas.com

Bureau Veritas' Consumer Products Services division is a leading global quality assurance provider for the global consumer product and retail markets. It offers an array of specialized services including testing, inspections, audits and engineering services for a wide range of consumer products. These products include hard goods; toys and juvenile products; soft goods; premiums;  electrical and electronic products including wireless and mobile devices; automotive equipment; food products as well as health, beauty, cosmetics, and household products. Website: http://www.bureauveritas.com/cps

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