On May 26, 2011, SGS - CSTC, opened its Automotive Part Lab (APL) - Changchun in Productivity Boosting Centre, Changchun Economic and Technological Development Zone (ETDZ).

SGS APL (Changchun) is located in the Productivity Boosting Center, occupies a vast space of 2,500sqm with the total investment of 10 million RMB. The lab provides services including physical, aging, environmental simulation, reliability and endurance testing for whole car, exterior and exterior parts, auto electrical and electronic components, auto chassis, material and coating etc. The state-of-the-art equipment includes a 78-cube-metre drive-in chamber, 8-ton vibration table with 8-cube-metre environment chamber and sunshine simulation, multi-functional material tester (large span), neumatic testing system, salt spray, ozone tester, water resistant, dust resistant tester and so on. Based in Changchun, the lab will serve the auto and components enterprises with its professional testing in north-east China.

Contact person:

Swati Tyagi
Executive Marketing Communications
t: +91 124 60600747


The SGS Group is the global leader and innovator in inspection, verification, testing and certification services. Founded in 1878, SGS is recognised as the global benchmark in quality and integrity. With more than 67,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1,250 offices and laboratories around the world.