India: TUV Rheinland opens state-of-the-art testing lab in Gurgaon
TUV Rheinland India, the subsidiary of independent inspection services provider TUV Rheinland, has set up a new testing facility in Gurgaon. The state-of-theart facility will offer global standard testing for garments, home textiles, leather and footwear, toys, food contact material and fashion jewellery.
The lab provides diverse physical and chemical testing services for garments and home textiles. In a competitive retail market, where speed to market is the key, the lab will benefit exporters, importers, manufacturers and global retailers with its services.
The advanced facility also houses an expanded leather and footwear testing laboratory to help meet the testing requirements from EU and US retailers.
Thomas Fuhrmann, Managing Director, TUV Rheinland India said, “Our facility will cater to the Northern market which has ample opportunities for the manufacturers and exporters of softlines, such as textiles, leather, footwear, toys etc.”
Complying with safety standards and responsible practices is the need of the aware consumers of today. The TUV Rheinland lab will not only ensure safety and reliability of products but will also add value and quality to products.
Charan Singh, VP and Regional Director, Softlines, IMEA, TUV Rheinland said, “This expansion further builds on our key strengths – quality services at competitive pricing, delivered with faster turnaround times – and helps us stay competitive.”
The facility is also approved by Zero Discharge of Harmful Chemicals (ZDHC) and offers wastewater testing services based on the regulations set by ZDHC and other retailers.