Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) April 16, 2010
MET Laboratories, the first Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) in the United States, is pleased to announce that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with EMC Research Institute (ERI) of Korea. The MoU allows for the mutual recognition of CB & TCB test certificates.
Both MET Laboratories and ERI are members of the IECEE CB Scheme, and will benefit from the mutual recognition of CB reports issued by either party. North American customers will gain access to the Korea market by obtaining the KC Mark through the CB services of MET Labs. Korean manufacturers will gain access to North American telecom and EMC TCB certificates according to FCC regulations, and product safety certification according to NRTL regulations.
ERI is accredited by the Korean government to help companies resolve technical issues so as to export their products to overseas markets, including North America. ERI testing supports KC certification, and the KC mark, as required by the Korea Certification Scheme to assure the safety of electric & electronic products sold in Korea.
Partnering with MET Laboratories, a leader in electrical product safety for more than 50 years, will expand the scope of ERI’s electrical testing and certification services. Key industry sectors benefiting from this partnership include IT and telecommunications.
ABOUT MET LABORATORIES: As the U.S.’s first OSHA-licensed Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory, MET Laboratories is an internationally-recognized resource for regulatory certification of electrical products for the worldwide marketplace. Testing covers a wide range of regulatory, commercial and military standards. MET provides testing services required for specific certifications needed to establish product safety, electro-magnetic compatibility, environmental hardiness, telecom, metering, fiber optic, wireless and RFID compliance.
MET Laboratories is headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland, with office locations in Union City and Santa Clara, California, as well as Shenzhen in the Guangdong Province of the People’s Republic of China.
For more information about MET Laboratories, please visit http://www.METLabs.com.
ABOUT EMC RESEARCH INSTITUTE (ERI): EMC Research Institute was founded in 1997. In 2000 ERI was appointed inspection body by KS (Korea Standard), in 2005 was appointed as an IECEE CB testing laboratory, and in 2006 as an IECEE I/R NCB.
ERI’s objective is to elevate domestic industrial technology and to advance national competitiveness, as well as transferring these technical results to private/public enterprises.
For more information about EMC Research Institute (ERI) of Korea, please visit http://www.eri.re.kr/eng/eng_eri_con01.jsp