SGS Officially Opens its New Filtration Laboratory in Suzhou, China

SGS, the world’s leading inspection, verification,
testing and certification company,
is pleased to announce the opening of its new
filtration performance laboratory in Suzhou, China.

May 20, 2021, SGS staff were joined by VIPs for the laboratory’s official
opening. Attendees included Ms. Liu Hua, Suzhou
Industrial Park Administrative Committee, Mr. Tian Xueling, Vice President of
CSSD, Mr. Li Jun, Vice President of Suzhou Institute of Measurement and Testing
Technology, Ms. Shi Sujuan, Director of Testing Center, Mr. Qu Weixin, Vice
President of Xiangcheng Research Institute of Robotics and Intelligent
Equipment, Soochow University, Mr. Mou Qizhi, General Manager of SGS’s Shanghai
Branch, Mr. Chen Huijun, General Manager of SGS’s Suzhou Branch, Mr. Lv Bincai,
North East China Director of SGS’s Electrical & Electronics Consumer
Division, and Director of SGS’s Automotive Service Division, as well as guests
from well-known enterprises in the home appliance, automotive and filtration

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

laboratory caters
to a wide range of industries with a single focus on filtration testing for Compressed Air HEPA &
Industrial Air and Residential Air Purification.

Mou Qizhi, General Manager of SGS’s Shanghai Branch, said: “SGS’s Filtration Performance Laboratory in Suzhou is the first
laboratory in China to focus on filtration performance testing. It is an
important milestone for SGS in China
and great news for our clients who will
benefit from a locally available, single lab dedicated to air filtration

“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

  • F1977 vacuum cleaner test bench
  • ISO 11155 automotive air conditioning
    filter test bench
  • ISO 16890 air filter test bench
  • Palas PMFT 1000

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The scope for product
testing includes:

  • Room Purifiers –
    performance testing: ISO, AHAM, GB/T
  • Vacuum Cleaners – performance
    testing: ASTM and IEC
  • HEPA and ULPA Filters:
    EN 1822/ ISO 29643 including
    MPPS to 0.01μm
    and IEST HEPA & ULPA
  • HVAC Testing-
    Residential and Commercial:
    Efficiency, Full Tests with Charge Conditioning and Dirt Holding Capacity
  • Automotive
    Cabin AIR
  • Engine Intake
    & crankcase ventilation:
    Flow Restriction
    and Capacity Efficiency

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

At the ceremony, Ms. Liu Hua of the Suzhou Industrial Park Administrative
Committee, said that the presence and operation of SGS’s Filtration Performance
Laboratory will further enhance Suzhou’s advantageous position in the field of
filtration testing and certification. She explained that she believes that SGS
can both benefit related enterprises in the park and jointly develop
high-quality products for the filtration industry, while also assisting in
quality improvements and rapid development of relevant enterprises in the
Yangtze River Delta and China. This will all help “Made in Suzhou”
compete in the international market.

SGS Filtration Performance Laboratory in Suzhou is the company’s first
domestic third-party laboratory focusing on filtration testing. It features
complete air filtration testing capabilities from testing of filter materials to
the entire end product. With test flow ranges from low flow to ultra-high-flow
products it provides a full range of one-stop solutions for filtration
performance across a diversity of industries such as home appliances,
automobiles, medicine, and aviation.

For further information, please contact:

Legend Xue

Laboratory Manager

SGS Suzhou IBR Laboratories


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