The MET Connection: Summer 2018
Over the course of this year, we’ve expanded to include new team members and added valuable staff to upper management. With its 60 year history as a global service leader for product approvals and regulatory certification of electrical products, MET Labs is a key addition to the global Eurofins product testing portfolio.
As a trusted partner to the world’s leading retailers, manufacturers and distributors, we remain committed to working closely with the global marketplace, authorities, standards committees, and customers to provide exemplary compliance solutions for growing complexities in worldwide product regulations. Eurofins | MET Labs will continue to find innovative and economically viable testing solutions to accelerate product and manufacturer entry into international marketplaces around the world.
In the Summer 2018 edition of the MET Connection, we’ll explore major regulatory updates to battery technology, charging apparatus’, and multimedia & IT equipment standards. We’ll also detail expanded service capabilities, upcoming events with Eurofins | MET Labs, and what to expect from our expanded team & increased global service offerings as a part of the Eurofins global network.
Hazardous Location Product Compliance Seminar – Combustible dusts, flammable gases, mists or vapors can all contribute to potentially explosive atmospheres in our surrounding environments. In this seminar, we’ll give you an in-depth look at the standards and regulations pertaining to the safety of products destined for hazardous locations, with an emphasis on how to get products efficiently tested and certified for major world markets.
Date: July 19, 2018
Where: Energy Corridor Marriott | Houston, TX
Global Compliance Seminar – The 2018 Global Compliance Seminar will feature an expansive list of topics related to product testing, regulatory & industry compliance, and global market access. This year, special guest presenters from Eurofins Product Testing laboratories will give you a complete picture of testing requirements, regulations, and recommended best practices to take your products to any international destination.
Date: September 13, 2018
MET Labs is pleased to announce that we have decided to join Eurofins Scientific and its network of over 400 laboratories in 42 countries. MET Labs, with its 60 year history as a global service leader for product approvals and regulatory certification of electrical products, will become a key component in Eurofins product testing portfolio.
Eurofins is a global network of world-class laboratories that provides testing, certification, and consulting on the quality and safety of products to manufacturers, distributors and retailers. MET will leverage the established Eurofins product testing labs in the UK, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, China, and Thailand.
Rob Frier, CEO of Eurofins | MET Labs: “Joining the Eurofins network was a natural progression for MET Labs and provides major growth opportunities for our business and extended services for our clients. With the global network and backing of one of the world’s leading testing and certification organizations, MET’s customers will benefit from enhanced service offerings and innovation. The MET brand will continue to represent the highest level of competence and integrity”.