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Bureau Veritas' Shanghai Automotive Lab Recognized by Ford

SHANGHAI, November 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

Bureau Veritas' Consumer Products Services division (BVCPS) is pleased to announce that its automotive laboratory in Shanghai, China has been recognized by Ford Motor Company to provide Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) testing services for electrical and electronic automotive products. This is Ford's third independent 3rd party recognized EMC lab in mainland China. The new recognition enhances the presence of Bureau Veritas as a key testing player in the automotive supply chain.

BVCPS' Shanghai automotive lab provides total solutions for automotive products, including eco-design and homologation services as well as EMC, environmental reliability and restricted substances testing to help clients comply with national and international regulations. The Ford recognition of BVCPS' Shanghai lab is the latest recognition from world-leading automotive brands. Bureau Veritas can also perform a wide range of performance testing services for non-electrical products such as seats and fabrics.

Ms. Catherine Chen, the Vice President of BVCPS North China, pointed out, "China's automotive industry has rapidly grown in the past few years. We are confident that our laboratory is equipped and capable to provide trusted and accepted automotive testing services locally with reduced costs and shorter lead times. Leveraging our technical expertise and our knowledge of the OEMs' requirements, our goal is to additionally assist clients in improving understanding and product quality, benefitting the supply chain as a whole."

About Bureau Veritas

Bureau Veritas is a world leader in conformity assessment and certification services. Founded in 1828, the group has about 59,000 employees in more than 940 offices and 340 laboratories located in 140 countries. Bureau Veritas helps its clients to improve their performances by offering innovative services and solutions in order to ensure that their products, infrastructure and processes meet standards and regulations in terms of quality, health and safety, environment protection and social responsibility.

Bureau Veritas' Consumer Products Services division is a leading global quality assurance provider for the global consumer product and retail markets. It offers an array of specialized services including testing, inspections, audits and engineering services for a wide range of consumer products including hard goods, toys and juvenile products, soft goods, premiums, electrical and electronic products, food products, health, beauty and household products.

Bureau Veritas is listed on the Euronext Paris and belongs to the Next 20 (Compartment A, code ISIN FR 0006174348, stock symbol: BVI).  

For company details, please visit: http://www.bureauveritas.com

Bureau Veritas Consumer Products Services Website:

http://www.bureauveritas.com/cps (Global) / http://www.bureauveritas.cn/cps (China)

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