Raising awareness of the benefits of certification and assurance services



Munich-headquartered TÜV SÜD provides certification of management systems including quality; environment; occupational safety management certification; automotive; IT; health; food safety; and animal feed traceability. TÜV SÜD’s certified experts and technical consultants provide world-class services throughout their clients’ value chains, focusing on consulting, testing, certification and training. More than 22,000 TÜV SÜD staff operate from 600-plus TÜV SÜD sites in Europe, America and Asia.

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TÜV SÜD at MT-Connect 2017
April 26th, 2017
TÜV SÜD will be attending the new trade fair for medical technology from 21 to 22 June 2017 in Nuremberg. The company will have its own stand and give several specialist talks. TÜV SÜD expert Dr Bassil Akra will inform visitors about the challenges in the wake of the new EU Medical Device Regulation (MDR) and how to solve them. Other TÜV SÜD experts will answer questions on the certification of medical devices and the test services along the entire life cycle – from design to risk management and approval.

TÜV SÜD and FDRA provide a Digital Guide to Footwear Testing Requirements
April 25th, 2017
TÜV SÜD Specialists worked together with the American footwear industry’s business and trade association Footwear Distributors and Retailers of America (FDRA) to develop a website with comprehensive regulative information. http://globalfootweartesting.com/ houses FDRA’s guide to chemical and physical footwear testing requirements – allowing compliance professionals to click on specific chemicals or jurisdictions to get clear insights on legal requirements for several countries and regions. It also has a catalogue of global testing laws, making this a one-stop shop on footwear testing issues.

TÜV SÜD hosts conference on the topic of heart valves
April 20th, 2017
The medical industry is governed by strict regulations on the safety and performance of medical devices, in particular those implanted at a high-risk anatomical site. These regulations are currently undergoing major changes at global level. Addressing the revision of the ISO 5840 series of standards, TÜV SÜD will host a technical conference on the topic of heart valves on 12 June 2017.