- Oct. 7, 2009 -
NEWTOWN, CT – The U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) has named TÜVRheinland®
, the leading provider of testing and certification services for global companies, a Corporate Partner under its U.S. Commercial Service Corporate Partnership Program. The designation recognizes TÜVRheinland as a strategic partner, giving the company license to aid exporters through the DOC’s U.S. Commercial Service.
The Corporate Partnership Program works to expand the U.S. export base through innovative Public - Private Sector Partnerships. Partners are “best-in-class”
companies with services along the export supply chain of interest to current and potential U.S. exporters. The program targets small- and medium-sized U.S. businesses.
As a Corporate Partner, TÜVRheinland will join the U.S. Commercial Service in outreach and education on all aspects of exporting. TÜVRheinland will participate in road shows and seminars focused on industry or country-specific topics, conduct webinars, sponsor international guides and publications, and share its knowledge about global standards and regulations that are important to exporting companies.
“Being selected a Corporate Partner by the U.S. Commercial Service is a stamp of approval,” said Stephan Schmitt, president and CEO of TÜVRheinland. “The program’s mission is a natural extension of TÜVRheinland’
s because we help our clients with their unique exporting needs on a daily basis. Our locations throughout the U.S. and the world enable us to provide an insider’s view to regulatory requirements across the globe.”
Corporate Partners are named through a competitive RFP process. The DOC only selects partners that possess a globally recognizable and strong brand, have a stake in international trade, enjoy a significant small-business customer base, and derive revenue from small business clientele selling internationally. Other Corporate Partners include Google, PNC Bank, Comerica Bank, Zions Bank, TD Bank, City National Bank, Baker & McKenzie, FedEx, UPS, United States Postal Service, and ebay.
delivers premier independent testing, assessment, and certification services to help companies gain access into global markets. Boasting an international network across six continents, the company’s in-country experts ease the path to compliance with cost-effective pricing and quick turnaround times. The $1.5 billion corporation is comprised of an international network of more than 13,000 employees in 62 countries and serves most industry sectors and markets worldwide. For more information, visit www.us.tuv.com.
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delivers premier independent testing, assessment, and certification services to help companies gain access into global markets.