SGS Fimko Received Renewal of its Status as Notified Body Under the Machinery Directive
The Ministry of Social Affairs and Health in Finland has renewed SGS Fimko’s status as Notified Body under the Machinery Directive. In its capacity as Notified Body, SGS Fimko acts as an impartial third party for verifying the conformity of machinery.
The appointment strengthens SGS Fimko’s present status as the leading Testing and Certification Company in the electrical, electronic and telecommunication field in Finland. SGS Fimko is Notified Body under Radio & Teleterminal Equipment (R&TTE), Low-Voltage (LVD), EMC, Machinery, Gas and Boiler Efficiency Directives and Accredited Testing Laboratory for EMC testing under the Automotive Directive. In addition to these SGS Fimko also provides services for the Energy using Products (EuP) Directive.
SGS Fimko tests products also in accordance with the requirements of other countries and issues (e.g. SGS FI, SGS GS and ENEC) certifications or obtains the certifications or approvals of other countries with the help of international CB/CB EMC certificates for safety and EMC.
The Renewed Status is i Part of the Compliance Solutions Package
SGS Fimko provides manufacturers in the electrical, electronic and telecommunication field comprehensive service solutions for the verification of the products’ conformity on the global market. These Compliance Solutions services include choice of requirement, testing and verification of conformity (certification) and maintenance (factory inspections) and relevant expert and training services. SGS Fimko has in addition to the laboratories in Finland several safety and EMC and RF (radio frequency) laboratories as well as laboratories providing testing for hazardous substances all around the world.
SGS is Global Leader in the Field
Around 3000 of SGS* total staff is working within the electrical, electronic and telecommunication field. SGS is the global leading testing and certification company for telecommunication, EMC, RF and hazardous substance , Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) testing services.
For more information, please contact
Mr. Kari Vesterinen
Product Line Manager,
t: +358 9 6963 418 or +358 40 564 2269
SGS Fimko Ltd
P.O. Box 30 (Särkiniementie 3)
t: +358 9 696 361
f: +358 9 6925 474
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