Showcasing new services, TÜV SÜD demonstrates at WindEurope 2019 that further optimisation of the safe harnessing of wind power is possible. TÜV SÜD's presence at the conference and exhibition focuses on assessments and inspections for the lifetime extension and site-specific certification of wind-turbine generators (WTGs) and the certification of floating foundations for offshore wind turbines. WindEurope 2019 will take place in Bilbao from 2 to 4 April 2019. (Hall1, Stand C46)
Portable Computing Devices are now everywhere. People become more and more rely on their smartphones, and thus rapid charging technologies become a basic function in smartphones. People ask for convenience brought by rapid charge technologies and also concern more on the safety of rapid charging. Therefore, as a leading international testing company TÜV SÜD are eager to offer worldwide testing services for various kinds of Portable Computing Devices.
TÜV SÜD Japan, a member of one of the world’s leading technical service organizations, is first to qualify its EMV®(*) PCD Contactless L1 test bench on the latest version of the specification (3.0a).
Within the scope of a strategic partnership TÜV SÜD Food Safety Institute GmbH acquires shares in flowtify GmbH, a supplier of mobile hygiene & quality management.
TÜV SÜD offers certification of data centres based on the EN 50600 standard. This European standard adopts an integrated approach that covers all aspects of data-centre facilities and infrastructures. EN 50600 supports international benchmarking and establishes a reliable basis of trust. Data Centre World will take place on 12 and 13 March 2019 in London. (Stand S4341)
Companies are increasingly incorporating Free and Open-Source Software (FOSS) in their business operations. However, even the use of Free and Open-Source Software is governed by licensing agreements that must be followed. TÜV SÜD has developed a ground-breaking certification process based on the OpenChain specification, which enables companies to review their underlying processes and document their compliance with licensing agreements. Hitachi, Ltd. was the first company in the world to receive the new TÜV SÜD certificate.
TÜV SÜD has acquired the IWT4 Instrumented Wheelset Technology business from SNC-Lavalin (formerly Interfleet Technology). The acquisition further bolsters TÜV SÜD’s position as a one-stop-shop for independent assessment, testing and approval of railway vehicles.
TÜV SÜD presents itself as a life-cycle partner of the real-estate industry from 12 to 15 March 2019 at MIPIM in Cannes. Its presence at the international flagship trade fair of the real-estate industry will focus on services based on digital twin technology as well as services for Building Information Modelling (BIM), building simulation and sustainability certification. (Stand R7.G16)
In Germany, 17 new public refuelling stations started operation in 2018, further consolidating Germany as the country with the second largest public hydrogen refuelling infrastructure globally with 60 public stations, ahead of the USA (42 stations) and only surpassed by Japan (96 public stations). A total of 48 hydrogen refuelling stations were opened worldwide in the past year.
Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB), McKinsey & Company, SAP, Siemens and TÜV SÜD today announced a collaboration to support companies, both big and small, scale the adoption of Industry 4.0 technologies.