GDS Lighting laboratories, located at the GDS headquarters in Cornedo Vicentino (VI), have been accredited by Intertek as a Recognized SATELLITE™ Laboratory under the CTF (Customer Testing Facility) Stage 2.
The accreditation of the laboratories certifies compliance with the relevant requirements of ISO/IEC 17025, and the ability to perform all necessary tests to obtain ENEC and CB certificates.
As a Recognized SATELLITE™ Laboratory , GDS is authorized to perform all tests required by current regulationsin its own laboratories, granting them the same validity as those performed in an Intertek laboratory.
The tests certified by Intertek, which can be conducted in GDS laboratories, include the following types:
- Electrical Safety Tests
- Functional Tests
- Environmental Tests
- Mechanical Tests
- Reliability and Durability Test
- Labeling and Marking Test
- Compliance with Specific Regulations
The Intertek’s accreditation is an acknowledgement of the competence and reliability of GDS laboratories in performing tests and delivering accurate results, and a proof of GDS ongoing commitment to the highest quality standards.
GDS laboratories are the heart of this commitment. Equipped with cutting-edge facilities and a highly qualified team, they allow the performance of high-tech experiments. These activities are ensured by rigorous quality control standards aimed at continuous product improvement.
The accreditation as a Recognized SATELLITE™ Laboratory highlights GDS Lighting’s commitment to maintaining the highest standards in the lighting industry, placing quality and reliability at the core of every stage of the production process.