TÜV Rheinland to expand staff and testing facilities in India
TÜV Rheinland, the global top ten technical service provider, underscores the importance and potential of the Indian market by expanding staff and testing facilities. Around 600 people will be hired in India in the next three years to meet growing demand for its services. Also, two new softlines testing laboratories will be operational in the coming months. In India, TÜV Rheinland currently employs around 400 highly skilled professionals. Working in 23 regional offices and eight state-of-the-art laboratories spread over 18 cities, they inspect, test, and certify people, products, installations, processes, and management systems against international standards. TÜV Rheinland shows a 35% growth rate year on year. Of its six business streams operated globally, five are active in India: Industrial Services, Products, Mobility, Systems and Training & Consulting. All five business streams have performed consistently in the last few years and the outlook is expected to be positive. “We have been investing significantly in India in the last few years and will continue to do so. This clearly shows that India is and will remain a target market for us.” said TÜV Rheinland CEO Dr. Manfred Bayerlein. TÜV Rheinland started its Indian operations in 1996. Today, the company provides 2500 services to the domestic market, along with Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, and the Maldives Islands. TÜV Rheinland intends to reliably provide high-quality services to meet customers’ needs and requirements, with the aim to become a leading product testing service provider in the region. TÜV Rheinland is a global leader in independent inspection services, founded 140 years ago. The Group maintains a presence at around 500 locations in 65 countries with 16,000 employees. Annual turnover is EUR 1.4 billion. The independent experts stand for quality and safety for people, the environment and technology in nearly all aspects of life. TÜV Rheinland inspects technical equipment, products and services, oversees projects and helps to shape processes for companies. Its experts train people in a wide range of careers and industries. To this end, TÜV Rheinland employs a global network of approved labs, testing and education centres. Since 2006, TÜV Rheinland has been a member of the United Nations Global Compact to promote sustainability and combat corruption.