The First Automotive Environmental Materials (Guangzhou) Seminar, 2007
On March 31，Guangzhou Honda Automobile Co. Ltd., Guangzhou Toyota Motor Co. Ltd. and DongFeng Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. were invited to attend the First Automotive Materials Environmental Materials (Guangzhou) Seminar, 2007 sponsored by China Automotive News and co-sponsored by SGS Automotive Service in Guangzhou Test center of SGS-CSTC Standards Technical Services Co., Ltd.
Stephen Liu, Director for Public Relations in SGS-CSTC Standards Technical Services Co., made an opening speech and John Hu, Manager of Chinese of SGS Automotive Services introduced the theme of the seminar and related background. Then the attendee took "the social responsibility of the enterprise and the environmental protection of Automotive Materials " as the topic to make detailed introduction successively. Guangzhou Honda which firstly took actions to supervise and control of the VOC (volatile organic compounds) pollution interior materials introduced the Green Industry Chain of the company. DongFeng Nissan which began to test air quality (VOC) of car compartment since 2004 made a brief introduction on carrying out the preparation to comply with the national measurement “Concentration Limit of Air Pollutants from Vehicle and Measurement Method " that will be soon issued. Guangzhou Toyota introduced its strict implementation of the global environmental purchase strategies of material. Substance of concern includes lead, cadmium, mercury, hexavalent chromium. Three OEM introduced the environmental testing on materials and related cooperation with SGS in the seminar.
The reporters who always pay close attention to the "Concentration Limit of Air Pollutants from Vehicle and Measurement Method” have a lively discussion with the attendee on the topic. Lastly Simon Peng, SGS Automotive Services Manager of the South China introduced SGS Test Centre for VOC on vehicle materials and Harmful Substances.
The success of this seminar shows that the environmental technology use on Vehicle materials attracts more and more attention from the public. And it also indicates that the innovational study and good cooperation in this aspect of SGS and three Japanese OEMs in Guangzhou have drawn attention to the industry.