SGS Opens Auto Part Laboratory in China’s Changchun Economic Zone

SGS – CSTC opened its Automotive Part Laboratory (APL) in the Productivity Boosting Centre in Changchun, China, on May 26th 2011 – a key new development in the Changchun Economic and Technological Development Zone (ETDZ).

Online PR News – 25-September-2011 – – SGS Automotive Services focus on the design, construction and operation of motor vehicle inspection solutions throughout the world. These programs are provided to governments, manufacturers, traders, financial institutions as well as insurance companies on four continents. On 26 May 2011, SGS - CSTC, opened its Automotive Part Lab (APL) - Changchun in Productivity Boosting Centre, Changchun Economic and Technological Development Zone (ETDZ).

The new SGS Automotive Part Laboratory (APL) is located in Changchun’s Productivity Boosting Centre and is a vast development occupying a whopping 2,500 square meters of space. With 10 million RMB invested, the laboratory will provide automotive services such as environmental simulation, ageing, whole car reliability and endurance testing, as well as furnish customers with more prosaic requirements such as exterior and electronic components, auto chassis, material and coating and so on.

The laboratory boasts of state of the art equipment, including a 78 cube meter drive-in chamber and an 8 ton vibration table with an 8 cube meter environment chamber attached, providing sunshine stimulation as well as multi-functional material testing. Testing facilities include a pneumatic testing system, salt spray, ozone tester, water resistance, dust resistance and so on.

The SGS Automotive Part Laboratory ( looks forward to serving north-east China’s automotive and components industries with its wide range of professional testing services.

SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With 67'000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1'250 offices and laboratories around the world.

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