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SGS, the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company, has formally opened a new electrical and electronic product testing laboratory in Yokohama, Japan.

Located in Yokohama Business Park North Square, 1F 134 Godo-cho, Hodogaya-ku, Yokohama, the facility is equipped to provide a comprehensive range of services covering safety, electromagnetic compatibility (EMC), wireless and chemical testing.

The opening of this new 375 square meter laboratory represents a significant expansion in SGS’s local ability to provide a one-stop facility for the testing of medical devices, IT equipment, industrial equipment and consumer electrics.

Through this expansion in capabilities, the Yokohama facility now offers:

  • Testing and reporting services
  • Technical meeting services for CE, NERL and other international regulations
  • Factory inspection services

These broader range of testing capabilities are accredited against:

  • ISO/IEC 17025 by IAS (ILAC mark)
  • CBTL by SGS CEBEC for CB Scheme
  • NRTL testing laboratory by SGS US for OSH
  • Diamond PSE and JET-S mark through JET

Commenting on the expansion, Norihiro Ueda, Product Safety Manager, said: “Our investment in developing new facilities at Yokohama supports our strategy to strengthen and develop our electrical and electronic testing services in Japan and to broaden our client base there. Current and future clients will benefit from a locally available service which guarantees competitiveness in the international markets and helps streamline and accelerate their routes to new markets.”

SGS Electrical & Electronic Testing Services

Operating a global network of advanced, state-of-the-art testing facilities, SGS has the electrical and electronic industry regulatory and technical expertise to provide testing services for abuse, benchmarking, durability, electrical, electromagnetic compatibility (EMC), environmental, life cycle analysis, performance, safety standards and transportation on cells, batteries and modules. Learn more about SGS Electrical and Electronics Services.

For further information contact:

English:

Dave Kobayashi

Senior Sales

Tel: +81 45 393 5209

Japanese:

Hidekazu Taguchi

Product Safety/EMC Sales Manager

Tel: +81 45 330 5017

Email: crs.media@sgs.com

Website: www.sgs.com/ee

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About SGS

SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 97,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 2,600 offices and laboratories around the world.