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TÜV Rheinland and CETECOM sign cooperation

(PresseBox) (Cologne/Essen, ) TÜV Rheinland and CETECOM, the renowned brand for telecommunications and energy services, have agreed to cooperate. Both companies will especially work together in the fields of battery safety and mobile payment, sharing their experience and expertise for the benefit of their customers.

Based on this cooperation both, CETECOM and TÜV Rheinland, will secure their market leading position especially in the market of testing wireless devices and complex products, which is driven by the fast growing global demand.

"Combining the expert know-how and operating experience of TÜV Rheinland and CETECOM will help both companies to gain more competitive edge," states Stefan Kischka, Vice President Electrical at TÜV Rheinland. "On a global scale, our cooperation will also be of great advantage for our customers."

Wilfried Klassmann, CEO of CETECOM, says "that the excellent footprint TÜV Rheinland is having in multiple industry segments and global markets will be a perfect combination with CETECOM's service portfolio since complex technologies are penetrating all kind of electrical devices with an enormous speed".

About TÜV Rheinland

TÜV Rheinland is a global leader in independent inspection services, founded more than 140 years ago. The group maintains a presence in 65 countries with 17,200 employees; annual turnover is EUR 1.5 billion. The independent experts stand for quality, efficiency and safety for people, technology and the environment in nearly all aspects of life. TÜV Rheinland inspects technical equipment, products and services, oversees projects and helps to shape processes for companies. Its experts train people in a wide range of careers and industries. To this end, TÜV Rheinland employs a global network of approved labs, testing and education centres. Since 2006, TÜV Rheinland has been a member of the United Nations Global Compact to promote sustainability and combat corruption.


CETECOM ( is renowned as neutral, experienced partner of the telecommunications and information technology industries and offers a unique service portfolio which covers the entire life cycle of a mobile communications product, contributes to the smooth running of products and applications and ensures that they meet international standards. CETECOM's portfolio includes consulting and training, development of test solutions, validation services, testing in accredited laboratories (LTE, WCDMA, GSM, Application Enabler, Mobile Payment, OTA Performance, and EMC), field trials, battery testing, certification, and approval handling. Being a member of numerous specialist bodies, CETECOM is also actively involved in the development and standardisation of global specifications for future technologies.