By Charan Singh, VP and Regional Director, Softlines, IMEA, TÜV Rheinland
TÜV Rheinland India is now all set to serve its customers as per ISO/IEC 17025: 2017, the new standard for laboratory testing services. TÜV Rheinland is one of the leading technical service providers in the field of testing, inspection, and certification. With India operations started in 1996, TÜV Rheinland is well established across different regions in India serving their customers through diversified business fields.
With this accreditation and expansion of scope, TÜV Rheinland is well equipped to offer testing services for apparel, home textiles, leather & footwear, jewellery, toys, food contact material, candles, REACH, wastewater testing requirements as per ZDHC guidelines and we support our customers for MRSL level 1 certification.
The location of the lab in Gurugram is in close vicinity to the industry, facilitating quick response to ever-changing requirements of the fashion industry in terms of regulations as well as product performance. The state-of-the-art facility is well equipped with the latest equipment to handle the growing and constantly changing global requirements in Europe, America, and the domestic market in India.
The ISO/IEC 17025:2017 certification emphasizes TÜV Rheinland laboratory’s ability to provide accurate feedback and maintain high standards that the management and other employees within the organization can rely on for planning and decision making.
TÜV Rheinland’s accredited laboratory for testing services enables stakeholders in the supply chain to create consumer products that comply with quality standards. This expansion in the accreditation scope further builds on TUV Rheinland’s key strengths – quality services at competitive pricing, delivered with faster turnaround times – and helps to stay competitive.
TÜV Rheinland has been supporting clients from Europe, Americas and India, and their supply chains by organizing knowledge-sharing events for their team and have been admired by them for our facility and subject expertise.
Living with company’s values – Integrity, Excellence, Performance, Customer – Orientation and Agility, which are the main pillars behind TÜV Rheinland’s services and success, will continue to drive us through in offering our expertise to the industry.
About TÜV Rheinland India:
TÜV Rheinland India is a subsidiary of the TÜV Rheinland Group, Germany. As part of the India, Middle East, Africa & Asia Pacific Group, it caters to the Indian market as well as global markets. With its local headquarters in Bangalore, TÜV Rheinland India is active throughout India. As a prominent service provider in the testing, training, inspection, and certification industry (TIC), it has one of the most advanced testing capabilities in India, including electrical safety, electromagnetic compatibility, IoT/wireless, material testing, reliability, solar photovoltaic, material testing, IT telecom, household/luminaries, medical devices, automotive components, /accessories, toys, textile, leather and product safety laboratories, all of which cover an area of more than 200,000 sq.ft.
TÜV Rheinland India is able to perform all necessary tests in compliance with REACH, RoHS, and other European regulations. TÜV Rheinland is the only Certification Body in India that boasts an accredited welding institute offering welding courses to the industry in order to enhance the technical skills of employees. The company also has ambitious plans to set up laboratories in other parts of India in the near future.