CSA Group opens a testing and certification lab in Bangalore

Monday, 14 July 2014 12:28 administrator

Ash Sahi and Saibal Mukhopadhaya at the Bangalore lab openingNew laboratory to offer services to both local and global clients.


Bangalore. CSA Group, a global leader in testing and certification services and a standards development organisation, recently inaugurated its first highly specialised testing and certification laboratory in Bangalore, India. The new laboratory will offer testing and certification for medical and healthcare, industrial control products, automation and IT/AV technology products, appliances, and control equipment.

“Today, India is increasingly moving towards efficient and sustainable manufacturing to meet global standards and product safety is becoming paramount to consumers and businesses,” said Ash Sahi, President and CEO, CSA Group. "Our new lab has been designed to provide sophisticated testing and certification services to Indian manufacturers and help them attain access, acceptability and competitiveness in the global marketplace." He further added.

​The new lab is staffed with highly trained engineers who provide the latest testing and certification services in accordance with applicable safety and performance standards, and consists of a digitilised training room and cutting-edge testing equipment from North America and Europe. Training and awareness programs will be offered to manufacturers, government officials and students on global standards and regulatory requirements for safety, the environment and sustainability. These training programs will help encourage an understanding of the importance of standards as well as testing and certification in a global market.

"The lab will also provide testing and certification services for both local and global clients intending to sell products in India,” said Saibal Mukhopadhaya, CSA Group Country Manager, India.

CSA Group’s new 2,500 sqm lab is situated in the Beary’s Global Research Triangle (BGRT). The BGRT is the first building to receive the platinum LEED certification from Indian Green Building Council and United States Green Building Council with the highest energy savings of over 54 per cent and water usage reduction of more than 41 per cent. It is a zero discharge building fully dedicated to research and development facilities.