Continues assisting Chinese Manufactures to Access North America Market
CSA Group, a leading global testing, certification and standards development organization, has for the first time been awarded the Chinese Bathroom Industry Considerate Service Award at the recent 2014 Sixth China Bathroom Leaders Awards. The prestigious event is organized by China Ceramics Industry Association and industry publications Ceramics News and Ceramic Bathrooms Net (twxw.com.cn).
The China Bathroom Leaders Awards, which are highly esteemed within the industry, recognize leading brands and companies in the bath and plumbing industry. The winning brands must be committed to innovation and service, while also making a contribution to sustainability initiatives, such as low water usage. Winners are recognized by consumers for product quality and innovation in sales and marketing. CSA Group has demonstrated commitment to superior service and to the local and is proud to be recognized by industry leaders for its contribution to the plumbing and bath industry in China. CSA Group will continue to offer a localized, high-quality service to Chinese plumbing and sanitary product suppliers and to help them reach North American and global markets.
“The China Bathroom Leaders Awards are highly recognized throughout the industry, and CSA Group is very proud to receive this very important award,” said Yi Jiang, CSA Group Regional Vice President China and Hong Kong. “This award represents CSA Group’s dedication to sustainability, to superior customer service and to providing local expertise for clients. We look forward to continuing to work with our valued clients in the plumbing and bath industry in China.”
The CSA mark can be found on billions of products all over the world. Top global sanitary product manufacturers and retailers such as Delta, Moen, Home Depot and Costco in China have chosen CSA Group to provide testing and certification services to help them reach North American markets. CSA Group has been committed to providing a one-stop-shop for local and professional testing and certification services to companies in China’s large plumbing supplies industry since 1997. CSA Group currently has laboratories in Guangzhou, Shanghai and Kunshan that are outfitted with the latest testing equipment, advanced certification capabilities and highly experienced teams. The Guangzhou laboratory has an improved water supply system which allows control of water temperature, flow rate and pressure to perform tests that comply with Canadian and American bathroom standards. CSA Group also provides witness testing at CSA-approved third party laboratories or applicant company facilities in order to meet the needs of different companies in China.
CSA Group can test and certify a wide range of plumbing supplies in China, including anti-siphon valves, hoses, flushing valves, pipe valves, water supply and drainage fixtures as well as ceramic, plastic, glass and stainless steel fittings. As a leading certification and testing body, CSA Group participates in the development of North American plumbing standards and is recognized by government bodies such as NSF, IAPMO, the US Environmental Protection Agency and low-lead accreditors.
About CSA Group
CSA Group is an independent, not-for-profit member-based association dedicated to advancing safety, sustainability and social good. We are an internationally-accredited standards development and testing & certification organization. We also provide consumer product evaluation and education & training services. Our broad range of knowledge and expertise includes: industrial equipment, plumbing & construction, electro-medical & healthcare, appliances & gas, alternative energy, lighting and sustainability. The CSA mark appears on billions of products around the world.
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