SGS has announced the opening of an advanced state-of-the-art electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) and radio frequency (RF) testing laboratory in Senai, Johor, Malaysia, delivering world-class testing facilities for household electrical and electronic (E&E) products.
The expansive 5,300 square meter facility stands as a beacon of innovation and technological excellence in the region, setting new benchmarks for testing, quality assurance and compliance.
The state-of-the-art laboratory boasts an array of cutting-edge capabilities including a sophisticated EMC/RF testing center, which is specifically designed for comprehensive evaluations of household E&E products. SGS’s stringent testing capability ensures the utmost levels of quality, safety and adherence to international, national and industry-specific standards.
In addition, the laboratory is a hub for battery safety testing, restricted chemical substance analysis, electrical and electronic product safety testing, and food testing.
Strategically located within the heart of the E&E manufacturing hub in Johor, adjacent to Senai International Airport and the Malaysia-Singapore border, and within reach of the Indonesian E&E manufacturing hub, the laboratory’s prime location has been carefully selected to offer convenient and efficient testing services for research and development purposes, shorter turnaround times and better quality services.
The facility’s extensive scope reinforces SGS’s commitment to enabling safe, reliable and sustainable products that meet the ever-evolving demands of the global market.
Malcolm Reid, Chief Operating Officer South-East Asia Pacific, SGS, said “At SGS, we’re not just setting new industry benchmarks; we’re proudly redefining them. The inauguration of this advanced laboratory, equipped with cutting-edge capabilities, exemplifies our commitment to the highest levels of quality, safety and compliance for a rapidly evolving market. This also significantly contributes to expanding market reach for our clients, both on a domestic and global scale.”
Demonstrating SGS’s commitment to environmental stewardship and energy efficiency, the facility also incorporates a cutting-edge photovoltaic system which will result in substantial energy savings and reduced greenhouse gas emissions.
Pradit Yongpanchai, Managing Director, SGS Malaysia, said: “The opening of our Senai laboratory marks a significant milestone in our mission to foster newer technologies, innovation, safety and sustainability. We are excited to offer world-class testing facilities that cater to the intricate needs of industries in the region and deliver service excellence to our esteemed customers.”
With the launch of the Senai laboratory, SGS reaffirms its position as a global leader in testing and certification services, driving progress and enabling businesses to flourish in an increasingly competitive landscape. The new facility promises to be a cornerstone of technological advancement, fostering quality and safety across a diverse spectrum of industries.
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Wei Kuan Wong
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