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TÜV America and Product Safety Engineering Increase Customer Choice with Strategic Alliance



Danvers, Massachusetts, May 17, 2006 - TÜV America Inc., a global testing and certification services firm, and Product Safety Engineering Inc., a full-service safety and EMC test lab, announced that they have entered into a partnership agreement. This alliance enables both companies to promote complete safety and EMC (electromagnetic compatibility) testing services as well as national and international certifications to a variety of clients.


As part of the alliance, Product Safety Engineering (PSE) will provide EMC testing, product safety services and global certification services to TÜV’s customers in the Southeast U.S. region. TÜV America will provide national and international compliance services to PSE customers; including CUE (Canada, USA, Europe) Mark certification and CE Marking services.


PSE is a TÜV America Authorized Partner Laboratory and holds TÜV CARAT Certification, providing complete testing services and certification on behalf of TÜV America. Building on the two companies’ expertise in certification and testing, plus their reputation for exceptional customer service, the alliance of TÜV and PSE will offer customers more testing flexibility and the opportunity to enter additional markets with a trusted partner. 


“PSE is a respected testing laboratory in the Southeast and a trusted partner of TÜV America,” said Dr. Ulf Schmidt, Product Safety Services Director, TÜV America. “This alliance adds significant value by supporting our customers in the Southeast with an expanded range of local services.”


“TÜV’s broad service offering and solid reputation provide numerous benefits to our clients,” said Dale E. Burns, President, PSE Inc. “This alliance enhances PSE’s offerings and gives us the opportunity to expand into new geographical areas.”


About TÜV America Inc.

TÜV America Inc., Product Service division, is a globally recognized testing and certification organization that provides Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) and product safety testing services, CE Marking assistance, NRTL and SCC certification, and performs European Union Notified Body services for a variety of EU directives. Additionally, TÜV offers a full suite of globally recognized ISO Management System certification services including ISO 9001 and ISO 14001. Globally, TÜV has issued over 190,000 product and 30,000 quality management system certifications. For more information please visit


About Product Safety Engineering Inc.

Product Safety Engineering, Inc. is a fully accredited third-party test laboratory providing regulatory compliance testing, certification and product engineering to assist manufacturers in gaining access to key international markets. Since 1986 PSE has focused on providing efficient Safety and EMC test services with a focus on client satisfaction and customer service. PSE specializes in building long-term relationships with its clients by providing a knowledgeable interface between the manufacturer and the agency, giving the manufacturer a true choice of paths to compliance in any market. For more information please visit



For more information contact:


Ulf Schmidt

Product Safety Services Director

TÜV America Inc.



Dale E. Burns


PSE, Inc.

352-588-2209 Ext. 101


For editorial information contact:       


Jacquelyn Elwell

Marketing Communications Specialist

TÜV America Inc.



Herbert Watkins

Marketing Representative

PSE Inc.

352-588-2209 Ext. 102


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