LabTest and KTC Sign MOU
Delta, BC (Canada), August 29, 2022 – LabTest Certification Inc. is proud to announce its new strategic partnership with Korea Testing Certification (KTC) for mutual acceptance of test data for the approval of products destined for the North American, European, U.K., and other global markets.
The bilateral collaboration will provide Korean manufacturers with a single source for all their product compliance needs and will include all product categories within LabTest & KTC scopes of accreditations.
“As an accredited Certification Body, Notified Body, Approved Body, and as an OSHA recognized NRTL, LabTest will be able to provide a single solution and process to Korean manufacturers seeking to meet the local approval requirements. With this partnership, clients will benefit from working with one single point of contact for all their approval needs. This is a great 3-way win situation for client, KTC, and Labtest”, says Kavinder Dhillon, President of LabTest Certification.
Another advantage of the collaboration between LabTest and KTC will be the capability to provide local testing and factory inspection services to both North American and Korean manufacturers. As a result, clients will benefit from cost reduction, fast time to market, and international market acceptance.
Excellence, personal and responsive services, and long-lasting customer relationships are just some of the core values that these two Groups proudly share and commit to. Together, LabTest and KTC provide a broad portfolio of national and international accreditations for a vast range of products used in household, commercial, and industrial applications, such as Electrical, Fuel Burning appliances, RF, Hazardous Locations equipment, Medical, and more.
LabTest Certification Inc. is an accredited Certification Body, Notified Body (EU), Approved Body (U.K.), Testing Laboratory, Inspection Body, and an OSHA recognized NRTL providing Global product approvals and assisting manufacturers achieve compliance with intended market regulations. Fast turnaround and cost-effective solutions are LabTest signature. Integrity and excellent customer care are what LabTest is known for. LabTest Scope of Accreditations includes a vast range of in-house, field, and R&D testing capabilities in areas such as Electrical, Hazardous Locations, EMC, Fuel Burning, Plumbing, Marine, Solar, Energy Efficiency, Building Materials, Environmental Testing, and PPE. In addition to testing and certification, LabTest Certification also provides Preliminary Design Reviews, Training, and Management Systems Services. Website: www.labtestcert.com
For over 50 years since its establishment, KTC has grown along with Korea’s industrial development, providing testing and certification services for machinery, electric and electronic appliances, new and renewable energy, chemicals, and medical equipment. By establishing the best infrastructure with around 800 experts in various fields and more than 8,000 testing equipment, KTC is devoted to strengthening the competitiveness of Korean companies.
KTC is an accredited testing laboratory and certification body under various Korean, European, American, and Japanese accreditation or certification schemes in the fields of quality assurance systems, product safety, EMC, and factory inspections. Furthermore, KTC is a National Certification Body (NCB) and CB Testing Laboratory (CBTL) in the IECEE CB scheme.
KTC has established a database on the certifications required in major export destination countries and provides support so that Korean exporters can acquire overseas certification fast and at a low cost. KTC has agreements with about 55 bodies in 30 major export destinations around the world for mutual accreditation of KTC’s testing certification reports to support the export of domestic companies.
KTC, a trusted partner for customers, will open the door to growth, innovation, future, and creation to strengthen our customers’ global competitiveness. Website: www.ktc.re.kr