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9. December 2021

Ground-breaking ceremony for TÜV SÜD’s new testing laboratory in India

TÜV SÜD today laid the foundation stone for a new state-of-the-art facility for testing and certifying electrical and electronic products and Medical Devices (active and non- active) to national and international standards in Bengaluru, India. This new integrated office and lab facility is scheduled for completion in early 2023. The ground-breaking ceremony was held today in the presence of Niranjan Nadkarni, CEO, TÜV SÜD South Asia, South East Asia, Middle East & Africa Region, and Ezhilan Neelan, Senior Vice President, Product Service, TÜV SÜD South Asia and other South Asia Management Members.

Ground-breaking ceremony for TÜV SÜD’s new testing laboratory in IndiaWith an investment of €15 million, spanning across 3 acres and comprising 70,000 sq. feet in Phase 1, this new integrated office and laboratory is located in KIADB Hitech Defense and Aerospace Park, Devanahalli, Bengaluru and will be the second lab facility in Bengaluru; first one being the Food Health & Beauty laboratory in Peenya Industrial Estate. This investment further adds to the existing network of testing laboratories across India catering to electrical & electronics, food, seafood, textile, leather, toys, hardlines and environmental requirements.

"TÜV SÜD's new state-of-the-art facility underscores our company's position as a market leader in India and demonstrates the company's commitment to the country. This facility will help our customers demonstrate digitalisation, sustainability, safety and quality in their products and will accompany them on the path of their developments. By supporting the increased proliferation of the Internet of Things via our EMC, Wireless and Electric Safety labs as well as the rapid development of the Medical Device industry via our Biocompatibility and Toxicology facility, we are optimally equipped for the future." comments Ishan Palit, Member of the Board of Management of TÜV SÜD AG, on the event.

Speaking at the occasion, Niranjan Nadkarni further added: “This strategic investment will enable us to enhance our solution offerings to our existing customers, access new markets and further work closely with industry to provide solutions to enhance quality and safety and help achieve conformity to local and global standards.”

As a result of this investment, TÜV SÜD will be able to offer a one-stop testing and certification solution for most electrical and electronic products & Medical Devices in the following industries for national and international markets: Information Technology, Audio/Video, Telecommunications, Lighting and Lighting Fixtures, Household Products, Automotive Electronics, Industrial Electronics, Machinery Equipment, Components, Active Medical Devices, In Vitro Diagnostic Devices and Non-active Medical Devices.

TÜV SÜD has been engaged in testing products, materials and components since its foundation in 1866. Today, TÜV SÜD is one of the world's best-known certification, inspection, training and testing facilities and an international technical reference.

Photo caption:
TÜV SÜD team ceremonially breaking the ground at its upcoming lab facility in Bengaluru, India. Seen in the photo (fourth from right) is Mr. Niranjan Nadkarni – CEO, TÜV SÜD South Asia, South-East Asia, Middle East & Africa Region. To his right, stands Mr. Ezhilan Neelan – SVP, Product Services Division, TÜV SÜD South Asia, along with key executives from the South Asia team.

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Press contact: Dirk Moser-Delarami or Karan Karaup

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