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SGS Fimko and the Norwegian expert and testing organisation Applica have signed a cooperation agreement. According to the agreement SGS Fimko will apply for internationally recognized CB EMC laboratory status for the EMC laboratory of Applica. The aim is to obtain the status within the end of this year. The cooperation is a part of SGS Fimko’s Scandinavia strategy and SGS Fimko’s target is to grow in Norway with the help of the cooperation.
SGS Fimko, a member of the world’s leading testing, certification, verification and inspection company SGS SA, and the Norwegian expert and testing organisation Applica have signed a cooperation agreement. According to the agreement SGS Fimko will apply for internationally recognized CB EMC laboratory status for the EMC laboratory of Applica. The aim is to obtain the status within the end of this year. The cooperation is a part of SGS Fimko’s Scandinavia strategy and SGS Fimko’s target is to grow in Norway with the help of the cooperation.
International testing and certification
When Applica has obtained international testing laboratory status, SGS Fimko will grant internationally recognized CB EMC certificates on the basis of Applica’s testing. With the help of these certificates companies can verify the electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) of their products on the global market and obtain the approval of different countries (e.g. Korea and Japan). In addition to EMC tests Applica will market SGS Fimko’s certification services and safety testing in Norway. SGS Fimko’s safety certificates give companies access to the global market.
SGS Fimko will on its part market in Finland Applica’s tests in accordance with military standards. The Applica EMC laboratory has performed military standard testing for both Norwegian and foreign customers since the laboratory was established in 1996.
Extensive geographic scope and strong brand
Applica is located in four places in Norway. SGS Fimko is the leading electrical, electronic and telecommunication testing, verification and certification company in Finland with expert and training capability in the requirement field. SGS’ brand supports Norwegian electrical, electronic and telecommunication companies on their way to the global market. SGS Fimko can on its part offer more extensive EMC testing services for its Finnish customers.
For more information, please contact:
Mr. Jukka Vuorinen, Business Director, SGS Fimko, , +358 40 500 4431.