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TÜV Product Service issues 100.000th Product Safety Certificate to Samsung
Munich, Germany (ots) - TÜV Product Service GmbH, one of the world's leading international organisations for testing, evaluation and certification today issued the 100.000th product certificate to Samsung Electronic Co. Ltd. Dr. Ruprecht Schattner, CEO and President of Product Service handed over the certificate to Dr. Chin Daeje, President and CEO of Samsungs Electronics Co., Ltd. at a formal ceremony in Suwon-City, Korea attended by Franz-Hermann Hirlinger, Director of State of Bavaria Seoul Office. TÜV Product Service and Samsung have been working successfully together for over four years and this occasion marks a new milestone in the history of both companies.
TÜV Product Service GmbH certifies a whole range of products for Samsung, including home appliances such as washing machines, microwave ovens, vacuum cleaners and refrigerators as well as electrical and electronic appliances such as cathode ray tubes (CRT) and LCD's. The celebrated 100.000th certificate was issued for a plasma display panel (PDP) for a Samsung TV monitor, which successfully fulfilled the requirements of the EN Standard 60950/All:1997 for electrical safety.
Founded in 1989 as a member of TÜV Süddeutschland Group which has a more than 130 years history, TÜV Product Service provides its services all over the world. The Korea branch of TÜV Product Service,- TÜV Korea Ltd.- provides Korean based manufacturers with the necessary product and management systems certification for them to access all world markets. As a member of the international Certification Body (CB) Scheme for household appliances, lights, electronic entertainment devices, safety transformers, hand-held power tools, information technology, electro-therapy and lab equipment, TÜV Product Service facilitates manufacturers' access to test certificates in more than 35 different countries around the world.
"As one of the world's leading organizations for testing, evaluation and certification of electrical, electronic, mechanical and telecommunications products we are very proud to deliver our 100.000th certificate to one of the leading global players in the field of electronics and to such a trusted and valued business partner", commented Dr. Ruprecht Schattner.
"It is no wonder that our companies have such a good working relationship. We both have a lot in common: long standing reputation for quality and expertise in our core competencies. We consider it an honour to be the holders of the 100.000th certificate from TÜV Product Service and look forward to many successful years of business partnership ahead", added Dr. Chin Daeje, President and CEO, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Samsung ranks as leader in the D-RAM & S-RAM markets and is one of the leading manufacturers of TFT-LCD, Color monitors, DVD players and cellular phones. Founded in 1969, the company has grown from strength to strength and meanwhile commands 10% of the US market share for electric and electronic products.
About TÜV Süddeutschland
TÜV Product Service is one of the worlds leading organisations in the field of product testing, verification, consultancy and certification during the development and manufacture of products with regard to safety, electromagnetic compatibility, telecommunication competency, usability and quality. Around 1000 employees carry out certifications according to all current international standards. Over 100.000 various products have been certified in the fields of medicine, IT, sport and telecommunications. In fiscal 2000 TÜV Product Service rendered a sales turnover of approx. euro 100 million.
TÜV Süddeutschland is an organization providing technical services in the following market segments: industry, products and transportation. Its service portfolio includes consultancy, verification, tests, expert opinions, certification and training addressing the issues of technical reliability, safety, quality, environmental protection, training and cost effectiveness. With its more than 130 representations, TÜV Süddeutschland is active worldwide. In fiscal 2000, TÜV Süddeutschland and its 9200 employees achieved a turnover of approximately EUR 877 million.
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