TUV India “Ahead of the pack in Machinery & Robot testing market”

From several decades, TUV India (TUV NORD group) has been supporting customers through the machinery and robotic assemblies testing and certification process for markets around the world. Our experience in EMC, Safety and functional safety enables us to provide testing and certification for a wide range of products, equipment and process plants.

Ensuring safety in design is very important by customers and to validate the same, TUV India can support through our test lab facilities in Pune and Bangalore which will help customers to achieve the final goal of meeting various compliance requirements and export their products to different part of the world.

The Government of India is also planning to bring quality control orders on machine safety. These regulations will further help to reduce the loss of lives and accidents due to ignorance towards safe design of machines.

Indian manufacturers’ exports machinery and robotic assemblies worldwide. The machine safety market has witnessed significant growth over the last few years owing to the growing emphasis on safety in the industrial sector, backed by strong government regulations. According to a recent market research report, the machine safety market is expected to grow from USD 4.37 billion in 2018 to USD 6.58 billion by 2025, at a CAGR of 6.0 %( Source: PRNewswire). In the year 2019-20 forty thousand people met with an accident due to occupational hazards in the manufacturing industry in India (Source: NCBI magazine). The increasing number of accidents at the workplace, along with the rising emphasis on proactive industrial safety is driving the growth of the safe machine. TUV India’s competent team can support you in achieving your goal of safe machine.

What does designer/manufacturer or an exporter should care about depends upon satisfactory answers to following questions:

  • What is the intended use of machine?
  • Who will be using it?
  • How will it be used?
  • Is there any chance that a user could be injured?
  • What does the marketplace expect? Any country specific safety requirements?
  • What does buyer want in terms of safety?

Interestingly, the correct answers to these simple questions help us to identify the risks and hazards involved in machines. Our team in India who has wide experience of onsite testing and risk assessment can support manufacturer to comply the regulatory requirements. Our experts on industrial robots and Cobots can offer services which can help in compliance and meet the EU requirements. The main legislative framework for the safety of machinery is the Machinery Directive 2006/42/EU, which is the framework for all machinery being placed onto the European product market.

Our onsite testing facility is one of state of art facility which helps meet customers testing needs at site without shifting the machines from site to laboratory. This helps customer to accelerate the conformity process and hassle free export to European Union, UK and other countries.

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About The Author

Devendra Joshi

Deputy General Manager - Business Development, Product Certification & Testing
TUV India Pvt Ltd