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Publication Date Monday, April 10, 2017
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UL Consumer & Retail Services has recently announced the official opening of its regional laboratory in Hong Kong. After a six-month renovation, the laboratory now occupying 45,000 sq. feet, and spread over 3 floors. Serving as the regional hub for Greater Asia Region, the HK laboratory will handle testing, audits, inspections, and verification services for toys, textile and apparel, footwear, hard goods and general merchandise, connecting the world to China and markets in the region and facilitating them to enter global markets with professional support.

Together with our clients and colleagues from different business units, UL CRS’s senior management team including Sajeev Jesudas, Denis Koh, Alvin Fung, Sheila Cheng, Dr. Samuel Wong, and Josh Warren were present during the opening.

Hong Kong laboratory can now accommodate 350 staff and offer — with enhanced infrastructure and improved efficiency — the range of certification services and technical support to our customers and stakeholders. The newly developed Fiber, Feather and Down laboratory provides world-class services to our softlines customers, capabilities include feather and down content analysis, pilling power assessment, turbidity, penetration resistance etc.

Alvin Fung, Vice President & General Manager Asia, Consumer and Retail Services, UL, said, “Hong Kong is a hub connecting the world to China and markets in the region. The city has also undergone a remarkable transition over the years from being an industrial powerhouse to a successful service economy. It is where expertise of the trade meets consumer confidence, making Hong Kong an ideal location for UL to support customers in the region as they wade through the growing complexities of doing business in the international market, and delivering safe, quality products to consumers around the world.”

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