Irvine, CA — TÜV Rheinland has opened a new laboratory in Irvine, California, offering area manufacturers, retailers and service providers a variety of testing and certification programs. They include product safety, ZigBee Alliance and market access International Approvals certifications for Smart Grid, medical, lighting including LED luminaries, Information Technologies and electrical equipment. Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) audits and programs are also available.

The 5,300 sq. ft. office expands the company’s existing network of laboratories providing a similar scope of services and located in Pleasanton, Calif., Newtown, Connecticut, Boxborough, Massachusetts, and Austin, Texas, in addition to the broad network of laboratories across the world.  The Irvine lab will house the company’s knowledgeable team of experts who have years of training and experience in the above-mentioned industries. The staff was handpicked to provide an excellent customer service and quick turn-around.

To introduce the staff and its services to the area businesses, TÜV Rheinland will hold an open house on Wednesday, August 28, from 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. PST at 8 Pasteur Street, Suite 170. Design, development, and test engineers and technicians specializing in wireless and medical devices, solar products, global market access, EMC approvals, as well as product safety and environmental compliance are encouraged to attend.

Guests will attend a selection of brief seminars to learn about the regulations in CSR, lighting, market access, medical and Smart Grid industries. The open house will also include a tour of the facility, continental breakfast and lunch and networking opportunities. 

The event is free and registration is required. To register, go to For more information about TÜV Rheinland, visit