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CSA Group Attends 2016 CIBF and Participates In Seminar on Testing and Certification Services for Batteries and Energy Storage Systems

SHENZHEN, China, May 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — CSA Group, a leading global provider of standards development and testing and certification services, joined the 12th China International Battery Fair (CIBF) held in Shenzhen from May 24 to May 26, 2016. On May 24, CSA also attended the forum entitled "Standards on Distributed Photovoltaic Power Generation and Energy Storage" and shared its knowledge of standards for energy storage systems in North America. As a global leader in standards development and a provider of testing and certification and with almost 100-years of experience in the industry, CSA Group is committed to assisting Chinese manufactures in reaching North American markets.

CSA Group offers testing and certification services for electrochemical storage components including backup power, storage energy systems, computers, electric bicycles and small vehicles, electronic equipment, hazardous location equipment, hybrid and electric vehicles (battery unit and module), medical equipment, electric tools and other instruments and products. Equipped with advanced testing facilities and technical experts, CSA Group's labs are able to test independent battery cell and battery pack/modules to help ensure they meet the North American and international energy storage standards.

"As a forward-looking technology, energy storage will play a great role in the energy industry of the future," said Jiang Yi, Vice President of China, CSA Group. "Testing and certification for energy storage is one of our key businesses in China and will likely grow. Our battery storage laboratory in Kunshan is one of the largest energy storage laboratories in CSA Asia. Our professional technical engineering team and advanced testing equipments provide a full range of testing and certification services for Chinese domestic manufactures on new energy vehicles, new energy power generation, communications, and energy storage."

CSA Group's Technical Information Service (TIS) provides services for products in compliance with safety regulations in the research and development phase before they are put into production. Throughout the customer order information service cycle, CSA experts will guide customers through the certification process. CSA Group also provides special services for large energy storage systems, equipment and production lines. In the United States of America, CSA Group provides on-site field evaluation services (FE), and in Canada, special inspection services (SI) to help customers achieve certification for a variety of products.

About CSA Group

CSA Group is an independent organization dedicated to safety, social good and sustainability. Its knowledge and expertise encompass standards development; training and advisory solutions; global testing and certification services across key business areas including hazardous location and industrial, transportation, plumbing and construction, medical, safety and technology, appliances and gas, alternative energy, lighting and sustainability; as well as consumer product evaluation services. The CSA certification mark appears on billions of products worldwide. Visit www.csagroup.org for more information about CSA Group.

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