TÜV SÜD PSB Thailand Announces the Launch of New Automotive Test Laboratory
Munich/Bangkok (Pressweb) - TÜV SÜD, a leading international service organization catering to the strategic business segments of industry, mobility and certification, announces the launch of its new automotive testing laboratory in Thailand Science Park. The new laboratory will focus on the testing of automotive components including tires and wheels while supporting local Thai and regional automotive businesses produce safe vehicles cost-effectively with sustainable quality- all the way from reviewing initial designs, providing engineering expertise on functional safety and homologation assistance.
“The opening of this new automotive testing laboratory in Thailand is a significant milestone for TÜV SÜD as it further strengthens the company’s presence in the strategically significant ASEAN region,” said Mr. Dirk Eilers, Member of the Board of Management, TÜV SÜD AG. “The automotive industry is growing at an unprecedented speed in Asia and Thailand is widely acknowledged to be one of the major market drivers. As Thai automotive industry prospers and moves towards achieving world-class standards, there is the inevitable need for professional support to enter international and domestic markets smoothly. Like all consumer product industries, Thai car and component manufacturers must meet stringent international performance quality and safety standards. And this is where TÜV SÜD and its new automotive testing lab will come in.”
The new 400 square-meter facility is fully equipped with state-of-the-art equipment such as tire drum tester, bending fatigue tester, walk-in test chambers, vibration test machines and temperature humidity test chambers etc. Being one of the largest automotive testing laboratory in ASEAN for TÜV SÜD, it will be able to test all scopes in the automotive components manufacturing sector according to international standards. Local Thai and regional automotive businesses can now perform tests such as electromagnetic compatibility, environmental reliability, weathering and corrosion, acoustics, fire, polymer, materials evaluation, fatigue etc right here in Thailand. No more will they need to send their products overseas for testing, minimizing costs, time and quickening time-to-market.
Mr. Chong Weng Hoe, Chief Executive Officer, TÜV SÜD PSB added, “To ensure consistent quality, testing personnel in Thailand is rigorously trained and lab operators are controlled by stringent international management system processes. We will work even more closely with our Thai partners, so that they can build up their brand names and consumer confidence while avoiding potential costly and reputation-damaging product recalls. Thailand is a very important market for TÜV SÜD’s business in Asia; this year, we celebrate a decade of dedicated business in Thailand. This journey with our customers and partners awarded TÜV SÜD a wealth of experience from working side-by-side with Thai companies; while reinforcing our strong relationships with local industry associations and government connections.”
“Since our establishment in Thailand in 2001, we have been advocating our core values of ‘Choose Certainty. Add Value’ to all our customers here and regionally. Judging from our track record and consistently strong customer rapport, we have proven ourselves to be more than a mere testing and inspection organization, but also as a committed and responsible process partner. Our Thai certified experts work together with their global technical colleagues to provide services throughout our customers’ entire value chains. I am positive that our new automotive laboratory will continue to make a difference and strengthen the competitive strengths of our customers in Thailand for many years to come,” said Mr. Sean Boey, General Manager, TÜV SÜD PSB Thailand.
For more information on the new automotive lab and TÜV SÜD PSB Thailand, please visit http://www.tuv-sud-psb.co.th/default.aspx.
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