HONG KONG, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Bureau Veritas Consumer Products Services is pleased to announce that its Electrical and Electronics Business Line ("Bureau Veritas") and the Inspection & Quarantine Technology Centre of Zhong Shan Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureau have formed a strategic collaboration. The collaboration will enable Bureau Veritas to offer a one-stop testing and certification solution for the electrical and electronics supply chain addressing local and export markets. A Memorandum of Understanding was signed by two parties in August.

Through the collaboration, Bureau Veritas provides electrical and electronics testing, certification and technical consultation services leveraging the Zhong Shan Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureau’ laboratory. Its advanced testing equipment combined with Bureau Veritas’ technical and commercial know-how enables the parties to offer comprehensive and cost-effective test packages for electrical and electronics companies, especially for LED luminaires, general luminaire and other lighting products to factories and vendors in China.

Tarik Mahammed, Vice President of Bureau Veritas Consumer Products Services, Electrical and Electronics Business Line, Asia region commented, "We are delighted to form this strategic collaboration with Zhong Shan Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureau. The joint efforts will definitely enable us to provide a faster yet cost-effective testing solution for our clients within the electrical and electronics industry in China.  We are confident that clients using our local approval service will benefit from quicker global market access for exports. They can also enjoy greater cost saving associated with faster turnaround time as well as the option of obtaining multiple certifications for many markets, all available under the one roof."

About Bureau Veritas

Bureau Veritas is a global leader in testing, inspection and certification services. Founded in 1828, the group has more than 65,000 employees in 1,330 offices and 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 responsibilityWebsite: www.bureauveritas.com 

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. These products include hard goods; toys and juvenile products; soft goods; premiums;  electrical and electronic products including wireless and mobile devices; automotive equipment; food products as well as health, beauty, cosmetics, and household products. Website: www.bureauveritas.com/cps

Bureau Veritas is listed on Euronext Paris and belongs to the Next 20 index (Compartment A, code ISIN FR 006174348, stock symbol: BVI).