CSA Group and Magnescale Mark the Company’s Certification to IEC 61508

A special celebration event was held in Japan at Magnescale Co., Ltd., to mark the recently awarded company certification to IEC 61508. Ralf Schunk (Regional Vice President Europe) and Ian Rippin (UK Managing Director) were in attendance to personally congratulate and deliver a plaque in recognition of Magnescale’s commitment to demonstrate compliance in Functional Safety Management. Magnescale Co., Ltd. are a Sony owned company who specialise in manufacturing of both linear and rotary encoders.

CSA Group and Magnescale Mark
From Left to Right: Ms. Kayoko Taniguchi, Mr. Takaki Egawa, Mr. Ian Rippin, Mr. Ralf Schunk, Dr. Fujimori Toru, Mr. Takao Yoshiki, Mr. Kondo Hirochi, Ms. Koizumi Hiroko

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.


Allison Hawkins
Manager, Corporate Affairs
CSA Group
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November 16, 2015