STUTTGART, Germany, Sept. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ —
- Skilled group to accumulate Movon check laboratories in South Korea
- DEKRA strengthens place as world supplier in development market of automotive electromagnetic compatibility and radio frequency testing
- EMC & RF testing is essential to guarantee zero-interference since knowledge trade is vital for linked, automated and electrical driving and Web of Issues
- Important funding in worldwide testing community comprising Germany, Spain, Netherlands, Mainland China, Taiwan, South Korea and the US
As of August 31, 2020, the worldwide professional group DEKRA and Movon Company signed an settlement to buy the shares of the just lately carved-out South Korean electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) and radiofrequency (RF) testing laboratories. Movon enjoys a few years of expertise within the EMC and RF testing of automotive electronics and, because the strategic participant on this area, holds a powerful market place in South Korea and a very good world recognition from main automotive OEMs. This acquisition sees DEKRA additional develop its experience within the booming marketplace for EMC and RF testing, a key expertise for linked, automated and electrical driving. As automobiles at this time grow to be more and more linked, automated and electrified, digital methods now account for nearly 50% of their added worth. And this determine is ready to rise over the approaching years. The present world EMC and RF testing market quantity is estimated to be greater than two billion Euro.
“The acquisition of the Movon laboratories is a crucial strategic step in additional increasing our world automotive testing community” says CEO Stefan Kölbl, Chairman of the Administration Board DEKRA e.V. and DEKRA SE. “We count on robust development within the coming years within the Asian market and in EMC and RF testing, with annual development charges within the higher single-digit vary.” This step can be designed to assist DEKRA’s more and more complete vary of laboratory accreditations from automobile producers (OEMs) in Mainland China, Taiwan, Korea, Japan, Europe and the US within the close to future.
Movon is the one laboratory accredited for EMC testing in South Korea by home and overseas automobile OEMs, which incorporates corporations reminiscent of Volkswagen, GM, Ford, FCA, Jaguar Landrover, MAZDA and Hyundai. The shopper base consists of different famend automobile producers in addition to many well-known Korean names from the provider sector who manufacture important digital parts.
“In our cutting-edge worldwide testing services we’re in a position to check not solely shopper electronics and IoT units but in addition all the pieces from automotive electronics by way of e-bikes to finish electrical autos” says the accountable deal maker Ivo Rauh, CTO and Member of the Administration Board DEKRA SE, in command of Providers, Innovation and IT.
Along with EMC and RF testing, worldwide sort approvals for cell & wi-fi gear for greater than 190 international locations and certifications for electrical merchandise (“KC” – Korean Certification) are additionally a part of the service portfolio of the newly acquired firm.
For all electrical and digital element, units, methods and even complete autos and their parts, rules require that each one merchandise shall meet sure diploma of electromagnetic compatibility compliance so as to guarantee correct operation of their meant atmosphere and to grant person security. This prevents malfunctions, unsafe operation and accidents attributable to electromagnetic results on the on-board electronics (all driver help methods reminiscent of Brake or Distance Help, ABS, airbags, and many others.). “Within the worst-case situation, insufficient electromagnetic compatibility may trigger safety-relevant digital parts to malfunction, doubtlessly leading to critical accidents,” says Kölbl. “The extra autos grow to be automated and linked sooner or later, the extra vital it’s to conduct EMC and RF testing.”
DEKRA is already concerned in product security testing in Korea at its location in Seoul, particularly within the space of explosion security safety testing and certification of merchandise utilized in hazardous areas.
DEKRA’s world EMC and RF laboratory community contains major areas in Germany (Stuttgart), in the Netherlands (Arnhem), Spain (Malaga), Mainland China (ten laboratories in all main industrial facilities reminiscent of Shanghai, Shenzhen, Guangzhou and Suzhou), Taiwan (Linkou and Hsinchu) and the US (Sterling, Virginia).
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DEKRA has been lively within the area of security for greater than 90 years. Based in 1925 in Berlin as Deutscher Kraftfahrzeug-Überwachungs-Verein e.V., it’s at this time one of many world’s main professional organizations. DEKRA SE is a subsidiary of DEKRA e.V. and manages the Group’s working enterprise. In 2019, DEKRA generated gross sales totaling 3.4 billion euros. The corporate at present employs nearly 44,000 individuals in roughly 60 international locations on all six continents. With certified and impartial professional providers, they work for security on the highway, at work and at residence. These providers vary from automobile inspection and professional value determinations to claims providers, industrial and constructing inspections, security consultancy, testing and certification of merchandise and methods, in addition to coaching programs and short-term work. The imaginative and prescient for the corporate’s a hundredth birthday in 2025 is that DEKRA would be the world associate for a secure world.
Dr. Torsten Knödler
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