Munich - ETICS (European Testing, Inspection and Certification System) is an international non-profit-association established in Brussels. The General Assembly on nomination by the Board of directors has appointed Dr.-Ing. Michael Kappelan, Member of Management Board of TÜV SÜD Product Service, as President of ETICS for three years.
Dr. Kappelan is member of the Management Board of TÜV SÜD Product Service GmbH and responsible for all certification and inspection bodies and related test technology within the global TÜV SÜD Product Service Division. Dr. Kappelan, among other various responsibilities within ETICS in his capacity as member of the Board of Directors, he is member of various committees. Dr. Kappelan says “In our fast-changing world the business in the European and Global Markets is following similar trends, our vision is that with the ENEC and ENEC+ Schemes and further additional services we can attract the European and other Regional industries to choose the value and benefit of third party conformity assessment. I am pleased that the member certification organizations of ETICS put confidence in me and elected me as their President. I am looking forward to face the challenges and encourage all stakeholders to work together for upcoming three successful years at ETICS.”
Through the Member Certification Bodies based in Europe such as e.g. TÜV SÜD Product Service GmbH it is ETICS’s main activity to help accessing the European market with its flagship ENEC mark that demonstrates compliance with European standards. ETICS ambition is also to position the ENEC scheme even outside Europe as an acceptable scheme that can be trusted granting that the certified electrical products, equipment and components are safe to use, performing efficiently and environmentally friendly. The ENEC-scheme is recognized by industry, retailers and buyers as it removes significant delays and costs for multiple testing and approvals at the same time it’s granting the safety and good quality of products and equipment to vendors and consumers.