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CSA Group Celebrated Canada Day through Local Events in Support of its Commitment to Bringing Taiwan Manufactures to the Global Market
In celebration of 148th Canada Day, CSA Group, a leading global provider of standards development, testing and certification services sponsored a series of Canada Day events, locally hosted by the Canadian Chamber of Commerce Taiwan (CCCT). This proactive engagement aims to promote the commercial activities between Taiwan and Canada, as part of CSA Group’s continuous commitment to supporting Taiwan local manufacturing and exporting businesses to enter North American and global market with professional leading testing and certification services.
As an industry pioneer with nearly a century of experience in standards development, testing and certification, CSA Group is well-recognized in the industry with its professional, scalable and flexible testing service and one-stop certification offerings. Since its establishment, CSA Group has developed a portfolio covering a wide spectrum of over 3,000 standards, codes and related products in 54 technologies for North America, Europe to Asia markets with offices and laboratories in 15 countries worldwide.
CSA Group’s provides global testing and certification services in areas of Hazardous Location (Hazloc), plumbing, medical, safety and technology, electrical appliances and gas, alternative energy, lighting and sustainability as well as consumer product evaluation services.
“It’s our honor to sponsor the Canada Day celebration events with Taiwan clients. Taiwan is a key market to CSA Group. We’ve kept close partnership with the Canadian Chamber of Commerce Taiwan (CCCT),” said Claudia Chan, vice-president of North and South East Asia, CSA Group. “CSA Group is committed to enhancing the investment and support to Taiwan market, providing advanced testing facilities and all-around certification services to Taiwan enterprises, so as to help Taiwan manufacturers get their products certified in comply of local and global standards, and to contribute to their growing success in the increasingly globalized market,” added Claudia.
“CSA Group is an important member of CCCT’s. We are very grateful to receive CSA Group’s sponsorship on Canada Day celebration events this year,” said Leo Seewald, Acting Chirman of the CCCT. “We will continue to bring more convenience to the commercial exchanges between Taiwan and Canada enterprises through consistent mutual communications and collaborations, and to provide professional guidance for Taiwan partners who intent to invest in Canada.”
In Taiwan, CSA Group has been actively expands its business scope. CSA Group has established solid customer relations with Taiwan local enterprises since its first lab opened in Xinzhuang, New Taipei city in 2012. To meet local market’s demand, CSA Group opened another new Taichung office with laboratory facilities in late May, 2015 to better serve the customers in Taichung (mid-Taiwan) and Tainan (South-Taiwan) with more out-of-the-box testing and certification solutions, which also allows CSA Group to introduce more in-depth testing and certification services covering the fields of information technology and audio-visual equipment (ITE/AV), Hazardous Location (Hazloc), plumbing products, household appliances and gas equipment, lighting equipment, wiring and cable etc.
The Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Taiwan was established in 1983 by a group of Canadians, in answer to the absence of official Canadian representation in Taiwan at that time.
Since its inception, the Chamber has grown from an organization providing basic support to Canadians on the island, to a Chamber serving the needs of all Canadians and friends of Canada in Taiwan. In 1984, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Taiwan was officially registered with the Ministry of the Interior as a foreign association – the first of its kind in Taiwan.
The aim of the CanCham is to provide a forum for Canadians and friends of Canada to meet and interact on issues of common interest. We aim to support fellow members with their business, family, social, educational or cultural needs. We promote goodwill and understanding between the people of Canada and Taiwan, and provide the opportunity for interaction to develop strong cultural, social and business ties.
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.
Manager, Media Relations, Asia
July 1, 2015
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