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On July 3rd, 2008, SGS-CSTC Standards Technical Services Company (hereinafter referred to as the SGS Standards Company) Guangzhou Test Centre, the joint venture company of the world leading third party inspection, verification, testing and certification company – SGS Group in China, won the “China Metrology Accreditation” (CMA) certificate. The leader of Guangdong Bureau of Quality and Technical Supervision (hereinafter referred to as Bureau of Quality Supervision) also arrived in Test Centre to grant the CMA Certificate to SGS Standards Company Guangzhou Test Centre. The Chief Operating Officer of SGS China/Hong Kong (China), Mr. Helmut Chik, had a further and friendly talking with the leader of Bureau of Quality Supervision, and accepted the certificate on behalf of SGS Company. This symbolises that SGS Standards Company will better serve the south China market with excellent testing ability.
“China market always occupies an important position in the global strategy of SGS. Today, Guangzhou Test Centre won the National CMA Certificate after Shanghai and Tianjin Test Centres. This shows that the management and operation ability of SGS Guangzhou Test Centre wins the affirmation of governmental authorities, and strengthens the trust from customers”, Mr. Helmut Chik said, “I hereby express my appreciation for the long-term vigorous support and promotion of the government.”
According to the Announcement No.14 issued by Certification and Accreditation Administration of the People’s Republic of China on June 26th, 2007, all foreign laboratories will be involved in the scope of qualification accreditation, i.e. all foreign laboratories shall obtain the qualification of metrology accreditation of undertaking product testing and calibration, and issuing certification data and results. Since the State included all foreign laboratories into the scope of qualification accreditation, SGS-CSTC occupies the leading position in the industry. Obtaining the CMA certificate after Shanghai and Tianjin Test Centres, Guangzhou Test Centre will better provide the south China region the impartial, scientific, and authoritative testing services.
“Throughout our global network of laboratories, SGS will provide the Chinese enterprises the professional one-stop service resolutions with rich technical experiences and specialised inspecting groups, help them to promote the quality, safety, and productivity of products, guide and protect them in the international market with the increasing laws and regulations, and lessen the risks”, Mr. Helmut Chik further explained.
As a global inspection, verification, testing and certification company, SGS-CSTC always concerns the environmental protection, and makes efforts to assist each industry to actively respond various environmental protection directives and comply with the requirement of corporate social responsibility. SGS is able to offer the independent and impartial services which may bring great value to customers and ensure the sustainable development of business. SGS will guide Chinese enterprises into the international market, and make contributions to the sustainable development of Chinese economy.
Janet Chu
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