In July 2019, TÜV SÜD PSB signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Vietnam Certification Centre Quacert in the field of testing and factory inspection. The purpose of this agreement is to have Quacert's TÜV SÜD test results and factory test reports recognized, to receive training on Vietnamese regulations and certification requirements, and to maintain technical competence for the specified scope of Vietnam's national technical standards.
According to online statistics platform Statista, sales revenues in the beauty products industry (cosmetics and personal care products) for 2018 amounted to 6.33 billion euros in Germany and as much as 295 billion euros worldwide. A huge figure, yet the market continues to grow. New sales markets are developing, particularly in the emerging economies in Asia and the Pacific region. However, although cosmetic products are traded at international and global level, there is no harmonised testing and approval process – a real challenge. TÜV SÜD now addresses this challenge in a new White Paper.
At it-sa 2019, Europe’s largest trade show for IT security, TÜV SÜD and its three subsidiaries of TÜV SÜD Sec-IT, Uniscon and TÜV SÜD Akademie will present its portfolio of cybersecurity and data protection services. The experts from TÜV SÜD will be in attendance at the trade show from 8 to 10 October, providing information about IT security issues and the company’s services in various presentations and at booth 9-109 in Hall 9.
Miklós Cseresznyák is the new CEO of ÉMI-TÜV SÜD Kft. Bringing extensive management experience to his role, Miklós Cseresznyák will strengthen ÉMI-TÜV SÜD’s current position on the domestic market. ÉMI-TÜV SÜD Kft. is a joint venture of ÉMI Non-profit Llc. and German testing and certification organisation TÜV SÜD AG.
Nordex has commissioned TÜV SÜD to carry out type certification of their latest wind turbine generators (WTG) N149/5.X and N163/5.X. The turbines are designed for land-constrained markets in Europe as well as other global markets, such as the USA and Australia. Type certification of wind turbines is a procedure recognised at international level for establishing that these complex technical systems comply with international standards.
With the launch of its new employer branding concept, “Future in your hands”, TÜV SÜD is addressing talents worldwide, showcasing the full variety of its fields of activities and career opportunities as a modern certification and service organisation. The new campaign focuses on TÜV SÜD's own employees as brand ambassadors.
Pressure equipment must comply with the requirements of the EU Pressure Equipment Directive 2014/68/EU. This also applies to materials and semi-finished products that are additively manufactured and used in or as pressure equipment. TÜV SÜD has now issued its first ever certificate to an additive manufacturer of materials and semi-finished products using a QM system in line with PED 2014/68/EU, Annex I, Clause 4.3. The pioneering certificate is based on a new TÜV SÜD certification programme which covers the requirements of the Pressure Equipment Directive and other relevant standards.
Safety in highly automated driving, digital opportunities for mobility and personal communication and exchange with the transport sector will be TÜV SÜD's focus topics at the International Motor Show (IAA) 2019, held in Frankfurt/Main from 12 to 22 September. Under the banner of “TÜV SÜD: Connected with your future”, TÜV SÜD will meet guests and visitors and discuss the above topics in the exclusive TÜV SÜD Lounge from 10 to 13 September. At the press conference on 11 September, Patrick Fruth, CEO Division Mobility, will present TÜV SÜD's broad engagement in fields such as highly automated driving, battery testing, Data Trust Centres and the use of artificial intelligence in remarketing, thus providing an outlook into the future of mobility. Further issues include global commitment to safe mobility and the digitalisation of TÜV SÜD.
With its plan to establish real-world laboratories and with launching the HyLand competition, the German government has taken important steps for driving the use of hydrogen in industry and transport. TÜV SÜD and Ludwig-Bölkow-Systemtechnik GmbH (LBST) have the necessary experience and expertise to support safe harnessing of hydrogen and fuel-cell technology as well as preparation and implementation of relevant projects.
A well-developed and extensive infrastructure of charging points is imperative for electric vehicles. The number of electric charging points is on the rise in both public spaces and private properties. However, expert servicing and maintenance of these charging points requires specialist expertise. TÜV SÜD Academy now offers new training courses in this field.
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