A leading testing, inspection and certification company, SGS, has opened a new filtration performance laboratory in Suzhou, China.

Strategically located west of Shanghai, this new 2,500 m2 facility significantly expands the company’s capability to provide cutting-edge testing technology and first-class solutions in the filtration industry to its growing customer-base across the region.  

The laboratory caters to a wide range of industries with a single focus on filtration testing for compressed airHEPA & ULPA, HVAC &industrial air and residentialair purification.

General manager of SGS’s Shanghai branch,Mou Qizhi, said the laboratory is the first in China tofocus on filtration performance testing.

“It is an important milestone for SGS in Chinaand great news for our clients who will benefit from a locally available, single lab dedicated to air filtration services,” he said.

“While providing professional and convenient high-quality services for clients, it will also better cooperate with other businesses in the industry to further help the healthy and sustainable development of the national filtration industry.”

The new filtration performance laboratory is equipped with state-of-the-art testing equipment including:  F1977 vacuum cleaner test bench;ISO 11155 automotive air conditioning filter test bench;ISO 16890 air filter test bench; Palas PMFT 1000.

The scope for product testing ranges from room purifiers, HEPA and ULPA filters, automotive cabin air and HVAC testing for residential and commercial applications.

SGS is now seeking to secure A2LA accreditation and CNAS accreditation for the new laboratory later this year.

Liu Hua of the Suzhou Industrial Park administrative committee, said that the facility will be used to develop high-quality products for the filtration industry.

She said the laboratory will elevate "Made in Suzhou" in the international market.



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