New premise supports increasing testing demands and company’s growth
Bureau Veritas, a global leader in testing, inspection and certification has announced that its laboratory in Malaysia has expanded and moved to a modernized premise in Iskandar Puteri, Johor, Malaysia to cater for the company’s growth and increasing testing demands in the Southeast Asia region.
Strategically located in Johor Bahru district, one of the major manufacturing hubs and export centers for hardline products including furniture, tableware, cookware and decorative items in Malaysia, the new expanded ISO/IEC 17525 accredited laboratory will better serve manufacturers and companies in meeting regulatory and performance requirements for safety and quality.
Equipped with the most up-to-date equipment and a team of experienced specialists, the facility provides a wide range of specialized testing and analytical services for hard goods, furniture, toys and electrical products aligned to global standards and technical specifications such as ISTA, ANSI / BIFMA, CPSC, EU, BS, EN, ASTM, ISO, SASO, AS/NZS etc. Services include:
- Transit Packaging Test
- Flammability Test
- Physical and Performance Test: Corrosion Resistance, Moisture Content, Small Part, Stability, Temperature and Humidity, Durability, Strength & Static Load, etc...
- Analytical Test for hazardous chemicals; restricted substances; and food contact products
- Technical Support Services including tailor-made seminars and training
The new laboratory also offers larger and more comfortable seminar rooms, providing clients with an enhanced training environment.
Rasanga U. Hewage, Vice President, Central Asian Region commented: “Malaysia is one of the world’s top furniture exporting countries; particularly in wooden furniture and many wood-based products. Our new laboratory has increased its scope with full ISTA packaging and analytical tests for restricted substances to support the increasing testing demands of clients in Johor Bahru and nearby areas.” Hewage added: “Strategically located in Malaysia, the expanded laboratory will enable us to better serve the growing testing needs in Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and the Philippines for furniture, hard goods, toys and electrical products. Our new facility with supporting specialists will add real value to our clients in terms of saving cost and lead time in local testing, achieving faster time to global markets with quality products.”