Gaining Global Market Access
When selling your consumer products in today's global economy, staying abreast of rapidly changing regulations for each individual country can be an exhausting task. Without uniform standards, accessing different countries for the same product can be a tedious process for even the most dedicated regulatory compliance department.
To meet this challenging demand, TÜV SÜD America Inc. offers the International Compliance Management (ICM) team. ICM is a team of international compliance specialists that assists organizations in gaining country-specific product certification and quality registrations. In essence, TÜV acts as your international regulatory approvals department, providing experts who research approval requirements for individual market access, allowing our experience to save your organization precious time and resources in bringing your product to the global market.
Whether you're seeking GOST, NIS, Japan, Korea, China, or many other certifications, your organization can benefit from our ICM services, which include:
Utilizing the global network of TÜV SÜD offices, ICM has created a unique level of competence in individual country requirements. A network that leverages your particular needs, breaking down cultural barriers while increasing communication levels with local representation.
Our experience in obtaining approvals worldwide spans all continents. The ICM team will utilize these skills to your advantage while offering value-added services such as negotiating with other organizations on your behalf to arrange in-country testing when necessary.
ICM efficiently manages each compliance project through effective planning, organization, and monitoring, which is necessary to ensure a project receives the right approvals on time and within budget.
Research, Consistency and Making Optimal Choices
While a consumer product is in the design stage, there is a need for reliable research to establish opportunities and constraints imposed by regulations and market forces dictated by an intended target market. The ICM team will provide key market information and offer consultation where appropriate to ensure your product is designed and manufactured to meet individual compliance requirements.
ICM's work is not limited to market access alone. In some markets, additional product certification and markings are recognized as quality assurance credentials or meeting particular procurement rules could gain a product worthwhile market advantage. Our ICM team will assist your organization in determining the right market access strategy to meet your individual product's needs.
The ICM team can remove the burden of obtaining necessary translations, approvals, certificates, permits, formal technical files and declarations from your product development team. Making TÜV SÜD America your international regulatory approvals department will allow your team to focus on product rollout and marketing issues.