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CSA Group and CNIS Sign First Letter of Intent
Two Organizations Will Work Together to Develop Safety Standards in China
Recently, CSA Group, a leading standards development organization and a global provider of testing and certification services met with China National Institute of Standardization (CNIS) in Beijing. Magali Depras, the COO of CSA Group, Jiang Yi, VP of China and Hongkong and Mr. Ma Lincong, President of CNIS,Tang Wanjin, VP of CNIS discussed the topics of energy efficiency, safety management of consumer goods, asset management, urban sustainability and hazardous location equipment management, among others.
CSA Group then signed its first Letter of Intent with CNIS to promote cooperation in the fields of energy efficiency, safety management of consumer goods, asset management, urban sustainability and other areas through academic exchanges, mutual visits of personnel, and joint development of international research projects.
As a top standards development organization and a global provider of testing and certification services, CSA Group has been dedicated to safety, social good and sustainability for almost 100 years. It remains committed to the vision of a better, safer and more sustainable world where standards work for people and business. Since its establishment in 1919, CSA Group has developed a portfolio of over 3,000 standards, codes and related products in 54 technologies. Through its certification services and standards development CSA Group actively encourages new innovative thinking and promotes the adoption of new technologies.
“Economic development, growth in international trade, awareness among end-users, and regulations mandated by governments are driving the market in China,” said Magali Depras. “CSA Group will continue to actively work with the Chinese government and standards development organizations in China to encourage safer products and services. We hope to assist China’s efforts to increase safety and develop new standards that promote our commitment to a better, safer and more sustainable world.”
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.
Manager, Media Relations, Asia
September 29, 2015
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