Bangladesh cables manufacturer gets highest US certification
DHAKA, Feb 10, 2018 (BSS) – A Bangladesh cable manufacturer has achieved
the USA’s highest standardization UL as well as German based VDE
certifications that opens a new door for the country to export international
standard sophisticated domestic cables and Appliance Wiring Materials (AWM).
“These certifications has created huge export opportunities for Bangladesh
cables in the world market including USA and Europe for the first time,”
Director and CEO of RR-Imperial Electronics, that achieved the
certifications, Mahbub Hossain Mirdah told journalists at a press conference
at National Press Club here today.
He said the USA based UL (Underwriters Laboratories) has been certifying
electric and electronics companies across the world for last 120 years while
the German VDE certification certifies safety and quality of cables.
“It is not only gave us opportunity to export sophisticated domestic
cables and AWM but also created a cost effective opportunities for the local
electronic devices manufacturers to get international standard raw materials
from the local market rather importing it by spending huge foreign
exchanges,” he added.
Mentioning that both UL and VDE are the two top standardized bodies that
are being accepted in any market in the world, Mahbub said “We are the first
ever any electronic product manufacturer of Bangladesh that achieved such
kind of high standardization certificates and this will help Bangladesh cable
products to make stronghold in the international markets.”
Moreover, he expected that the achievement would be able to attract more
foreign investment in Bangladesh as these international certifications ensure
appliance of local backend supply chain.
UL representative Shilpa Ashwath Narayan gave a presentation on different
features of UL certification process while RR-Imperial Directors ANM Manzoor
Murshed, Satish Kumar Agarwal, Ahmed Ashfaqur Rahman, AM Ehsanul Bari, Satish
Kumar Agarwal also present at the press conference.