Dekra expands its EMC test capabilities


Dekra has acquired QuieTek Corporation, a company specialized in the testing of radio and wireless technologies as well as electromagnetic compatibility (EMC). In addition, the company develops and constructs testing chambers for EMC measurement. It has over 250 employees and runs three laboratories in Taiwan as well as one in Suzhou near Shanghai.

“This acquisition is an important milestone in our strategy of establishing Dekra as leading global provider of testing services for the electrical and electronic industry,” said Stefan Kolbl, chairman of the Management Boards of Dekra e.V. and Dekra SE. “One of the main aims of Dekra in Asia is to expand business with product testing and certifications and diversify in order to make an even greater contribution to product safety.”

Ivo Rauh, member of the Management Board of Dekra SE and head of the Dekra industrial business unit, said, “With QuieTek Corporation, we are gaining substantial expertise and tapping into a new market with vast growth potential for our product testing and certification division. By having a geographical presence in Taiwan with our own laboratories, we are establishing a powerful unit in the global center of manufacturing and development of consumer electronics.”


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