Existing office moves to a new location for further expansion
Chennai/Mumbai, December 18, 2014: TÜV SÜD South Asia, a global testing and certification services firm, today inaugurated its second state-of-the-art environmental testing laboratory in Chennai. The first testing lab accredited by The National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL) and Ministry of Environment andForest (MoEF) was set up in Okhla, New Delhi three years back. The environmental laboratory takes off at a stage where there is an inevitable need for an efficient and reliable institutional arrangement and facilities for survey, identification, quantification and systems for monitoring environmental samples. The lab will aid to the needs of the Indian companies and help them comply with legal norms concerning environmental regulations. To meet the current expansion requirements and foreseeing future growth needs, the existing office at Chennai covering services from Management System certification, Product Service, Industry service and Academic Service team has also been shifted to a new location at Dr.VSI Estate, Rajiv Gandhi Salai, next to NIFT, Thiruvanmiyur.
With a strong industry reputation for quality, TÜV SÜD’s Chennai lab, will offer a comprehensive range of services with expertise encompassing all environmental matrices, including, air, water, sediment, soil, solid waste, wastewater and petroleum products. The high-tech lab also boasts of being equipped with best-in-class technology and experts with deep domain knowledge. The laboratory is fully equipped to provide a wide range of services like air and water testing, waste water testing, pesticides residue in water, soil & waste, ambient air/ indoor air monitoring, compressed air testing, stack monitoring, soil analysis, sludge analysis, solid waste analysis, petroleum products and solid & liquid fuels. The laboratory will also offer value added services like sampling pick-up, technical support and training support.
Speaking at the occasion, Mr. Niranjan Nadkarni, CEO, TÜV SÜD South Asia said that, “The opening of the laboratory in Chennai is a significant milestone for the company, and reinforces our commitment to the market. With the addition of Chennai environmental lab into TÜV SÜD’s growing portfolio in India, we will be able to provide companies with an unparalleled array of quality testing capabilities, capacity, and regulatory expertise. Our enhanced presence in South India will help us increase our footprint in the southern states by serving Indian corporates that have chosen to adapt the path of sustainability.”
TÜV SÜD has witnessed immense growth in India in the past couple of years, driven by the increasing demand for quality and certification services across all sectors of business. The opening of the laboratory in Chennai is a strategic step by TÜV SÜD towards growing its business in the environmental and power sectors in India. TÜV SÜD South Asia currently also has a robust network of 14 laboratories across regions that cater to various key sectors like environmental, food, chemical, textiles, leather, electrical and electronic products and hardlines.