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SGS Fimko Oy establishes a new CB laboratory for testing and assessment of medical equipment in Tampere, Finland.

The new laboratory will start its work in January 2013 when six leading experts in testing and assessment of medical equipment will start their work there. The medical department in Helsinki will continue to offer services for new and present customers with support from the new team.

Establishing the laboratory in Tampere is a part of SGS Fimko’s and the SGS Group’s development plan for testing, certification and Notified Body services in medical device sector. Earlier in 2012 the Helsinki testing laboratory obtained an international CBTL status and accreditation for its operations.

The Tampere department will report to Mr. Seppo Vahasalo, Product Line Manager of Medical Devices. Mr. Heikki Pitkänen has been nominated group leader of the Tampere team. He has earlier worked for VTT Expert Services as Team Leader of the health care equipment team.

As a part of the leading global testing, inspection, verification and certification company SGS Fimko will be able to offer you a unique extensive and international service palette. :

For more information, please contact:

  • Mr. Seppo Vahasalao, Product Line Manager,
  • Mr. Tom Törn, Certification Director