CSA Group, a leading global provider of testing and certification services and a standards development organization, today announced that Schneider Electric India, a global specialist in energy management and automation has qualified for IECEE Witness Manufacturer Testing Program (WMT) and has been approved to operate under the CB Scheme. The certification is the first CSA Group certificate received by Schneider Electric India which will help its products reach North American and other global markets.
On receipt of the certification, Mr. Anil Chaudhry, Country President and Managing Director, Schneider Electric India said, “This certification underscores our commitment towards not only delivering best-in-class products to the customers but to also ensure that our solutions make energy safe, reliable, efficient, sustainable and connected. Customer safety is of utmost importance to us and now with the WMT certification we aim to reach out to various global markets ensuring that Life Is On everywhere, for everyone and at every moment.”
Schneider Electric’s One R&D Campus at Bangalore is a highly equipped test laboratory incorporating most of the company’s businesses with respective R&D labs. It also has the Partner business unit’s state of the art test laboratory and is a part of, Partner’s global network of test labs. The Partner lab is already accredited by Nation Accreditation Board for Testing And Calibration Laboratories (NABL).
Speaking about Schneider Electric India’s accomplishment, Saibal Mukhopadhaya, CSA Group Country Manager, India said, “We congratulate Schneider Electric India on achieving this certification, and we look forward to continuing to work with them to help them achieve their business goals,” He further added, “Our global testing and certification services provide Indian manufacturers with a comprehensive range of offerings to help them gain entry to global markets.”
In India, CSA Group has grown significantly over the last year, offering testing and certification services in the areas of HAZLOC, IT / AV products and now Ingress Protection and self-ballasted LED lamps. The laboratory in Bangalore has also received accreditations from SCC, OSHA, NABL and BIS to support Indian and Global manufacturers with North America and Global certification requirements including testing for BIS Compulsory registration Scheme.
CSA Group is among the leading global testing and certification organizations offices in 16 countries. CSA Group has been expanding to help meet the needs of clients in Asia. In addition to the lab in Bangalore, CSA Group has labs in Shanghai, Guangzhou, Kunshun, Taipei, Taichung and Seoul. These state-of-the-art facilities also provide testing and certification for industries including hazardous locations, alternative energy, medical and health care, automotive and appliances.
About Schneider Electric
Schneider Electric is the global specialist in energy management and automation. With revenues of €25 billion in FY2014, our 170,000 employees serve customers in over 100 countries, helping them to manage their energy and process in ways that are safe, reliable, efficient and sustainable. From the simplest of switches to complex operational systems, our technology, software and services improve the way our customers manage and automate their operations. Our connected technologies will reshape industries, transform cities and enrich lives. At Schneider Electric, we call this Life Is On.
About CSA Group
CSA Group is an independent membership association dedicated to safety, social good and sustainability. Its knowledge and expertise encompass standards development; training and advisory solutions; global testing and certification services across key business areas including hazardous location and industrial, plumbing and construction, medical, safety and technology, appliances and gas, transportation, alternative energy, lighting and sustainability; as well as consumer product evaluation services. The CSA certification mark appears on billions of products worldwide.
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