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The Grand Opening of STC (Shanghai) New Building


STC (Shanghai) was founded by the Hong Kong Standards and Testing Centre (STC) in 2005.  To cope with the rapid economic development in the Yangtze Delta Economic Zone and its growing needs for professional testing services, STC had invested and expanded its Shanghai operation to the Waigaoqiao Free Trade Zone acquiring a premises that is 10 times larger than their previous location.  The Official Opening Ceremony of the new premises was held on 11th April, 2012.  
The ceremony was presided over by Guest of Honors, including Mr. Ge Zhirong, Counsellor of the State Council, Member of the CPPCC (the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference) and President of CIQA (China Entry and Exit Inspection and Quarantine Association); Ms. Joyce Tam Wai –yee, Director of HK Economic and Trade Affairs, Shanghai, Government of HKSAR; Mr. Xu Jinji, Secretary of SHCIQ (Shanghai Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureau) Leading Party Group and the Director of SHCIQ; Mr. Jian Danian, Deputy Director, Shanghai Free Trade Zones Administration; and Mr. Tom Tang JP, Chairman of STC’s Board of Directors.  Everyone recognized STC’s accomplishment in the global arena and expected STC would further develop and excel.
STC (Shanghai) complies with ISO/IEC 17025 requirements and can provide testing services for textile, material, electrical products, toys, children’s products, food, pharmaceutical products, chemicals, ceramics, furniture, footwear, car interior trims, construction material and packaging products.  STC (Shanghai) has been accredited by China National Accreditation Service for Conformity (CNAS), and also conformed to China Metrology Accreditation (CMA) by the Administration of Quality and Technology Supervision of Shanghai.  Moreover, STC (Shanghai) is accredited by UK’s SATRA and US’s Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).
 “In the past 50 years, STC has spent tremendous effort in promoting product safety”, said Mr. Tom Tang JP, Chairman of STC’s Board of Directors.  “Today, the grand opening of our expanded premises in Shanghai has, indeed, marked a new milestone in STC’s history.  I am very confident that STC shall bring our service excellence to a whole new level.”



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