CSA Group Announces New Environmental Testing Service in Montreal, Canada

- Part of Specialized Technologies Expansion and Global Service Offerings -

MONTREAL, Sept. 21, 2016 /CNW/ - CSA Group, a global provider of testing and certification services and a leading standards development organization, added a new and unique environmental testing service that simulates conditions faced by industries ranging from automotive to aerospace in its Montreal facility.

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This laboratory is composed of two unique pieces of equipment: An Envirotronics AGREE environmental chamber for temperature and humidity testing and an electrodynamic shaker for vibrations testing. CSA Group now has a laboratory with the capability to cover large humidity (10-98 RH%) and temperature ranges (-70˚C / +180˚C) with an exceptional temperature rate variation that can go up to 30 ˚C/min. The Brüel & Kjær LDS electrodynamic shaker is capable of up to 8,000 lbf and has the unique ability to go up to a three inches displacement between 0-3000Hz. With this new laboratory, CSA Group is able to offer combined vibration, humidity and temperature testing.

"CSA Group is proud to provide a new environmental testing service for manufacturers in a variety of industries in Canada including aerospace, healthcare and automotive," said Rich Weiser, Executive Vice President Global Operations, CSA Group. "With this new laboratory, CSA Group has added a unique service offering for our clients helping them to reach North American and global markets."

CSA Group also offers product evaluations and EMC testing for the aerospace industry.  Montreal is a global hub for the aerospace industry with key players in corporate, academic and research sectors all concentrated in the region. It is home to international associations, world-class manufacturers and a highly trained and skilled workforce. The Greater Montreal Area has the second largest density of aerospace jobs in the world.1

CSA Group has laboratories around the world. Its labs across Canada include: Toronto, Edmonton, Richmond and Langley, and offer testing and certification for a variety of sectors including automotive, hazardous locations and industrial products, healthcare, and home and commercial products. 

About CSA Group Testing, Inspection and Certification
CSA Group is a global organization dedicated to safety, social good and sustainability. CSA Group provides testing, inspection and certification services for products in many market sectors, including home and commercial, industrial, healthcare and automotive. CSA Group also provides functional safety and management systems certification. CSA Group is one of the largest providers of safety and environmental certification for Canada and the US – and the CSA mark appears on billions of products worldwide. For more information about CSA Group, please visit www.csagroup.org.

1 www.aeromontreal.ca


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For further information: Allison Hawkins, Manager, Corporate Affairs, 416-747-2615, allison.hawkins@csagroup.org

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