The new laboratory reinforces TUV's commitment to support the growing demand of its customers in western India.
TUV Rheinland India has opened a Polymer Material Component Testing Laboratory at Chakan, Pune. Offering services such as Mechanical Safety Testing, Thermal Endurance, Corrosion Analysis & Coatings/ Platings Testing of materials & components, the new laboratory is accredited by the National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL), under ISO/IEC 17025:2017.
TUV Rheinland’s strategic capacity expansion is envisioned to support and provide key analytical services to the automotive, aerospace, design and manufacturing, as well as research and development (R&D) organizations. This facility serves manufacturers including OEMs, and is a preferred testing destination for their supply chains.
“We support manufacturers seeking to shorten time-to-market with state-of-the-art facilities and we provide them a global reach to launch new products. Through our new laboratory, domestic manufacturers now have access to globally validated, credible and high quality test data. TUV Rheinland’s legacy as an internationally renowned safety leader has propelled us to address risks and prioritise safety in order to support our stakeholders meet the challenges posed by emerging technologies,” said Benedikt Anselmann, Regional Executive Vice President, India Middle East & Africa, TUV Rheinland.
V. Ravi Kumar, Vice President, Industrial Services, TUV Rheinland India, said, “Since its inception, TUV Rheinland has been on a continuous growth path with a view to providing the latest and best global practices to our customers in India.” He added, “Our one-stop testing services provide tailor-made solutions to analyse product lifecycle and identify opportunities to improve product design and minimise failures.”
“Replete with the latest and best-in-class equipment and technology, our Material Testing Laboratory provides a wide range of services including mechanical, metallurgical, polymer, chemical and regulatory compliance services. Under one roof, we offer testing for all types of material including metals & alloys, polymers & blends, composites, rubber, foam, coatings, plating, glass, solder alloys, minerals, inorganic pigments, organic pigments and many more,” said Rajesh Chiney, Country Head, Material Testing and Industrial Services, TUV Rheinland India. He added that the opening of the new Polymer Material Component Test Laboratory at Chakan, Pune reinforces TUV Rheinland India’s commitment to support the growing demand of its customers to meet requirements of short turnaround time in the western region of the country.