TUV Rheinland expands in India with € 2.5 million facility
Rheinland India has expanded in India with the opening of a €2.5 million facility in Bangalore to test Solar PV and other technologies. The company is a subsidiary of TUV Rheinland Group, a training, inspection, consulting, and certification company based in Germany.
The new built facility is spread over 14,000 square meters and makes TUV Rheinland India the first inter- national organization operating in the country to house all of its laboratories under a single roof.
The facility has many laboratories, including a photovoltaic lab, a material testing lab, an electrical safety lab, a medical lab, a battery testing lab, and a soft line testing lab. The facility is also home to a wireless Internet of Things (IoT) testing laboratory, which conducts radiated and conducted signal measurements as well as wireless alliance certification. TUV Rheinland India can accommodate products ranging from medical to photovoltaic, IT and audio video products, home automation, home and kitchen appliances, batteries for IT products, wireless devices, and automotive components.
Key capabilities include X-ray equipment testing, vibration and shock testing, wet testing and energy efficiency testing. There is also a calibration lab to test Electromagnetic Interference and Electromagnetic Compatibility and measuring equipment. Additionally, TUV Rheinland has specialized set-ups to test medical equipment such as electrocardiograms (ECGs), defibrillators, baby warmers, incubators, ultrasound scanners, and photo therapy devices.
( L-R): Andreas Hofer, CEO & President, IMEA and Asia Pacific, TUV Rheinland; Dr Michael Fubi, CEO of TUV Rheinland Group; Thomas Fuhrmann, Managing Director of TUV Rheinland India