Validating test evidence to reduce supply chain risk

January 23, 2013 // By Jean-Louis Evans
to meet the demand for low-cost goods, companies are increasingly buying directly from manufacturers outside the EU. While such products must bear the CE marking, this is not a sign of safety or compliance.

Relying on a CE marking could put a EU company's brand reputation at stake as they may be purchasing unsafe goods. They must therefore go beyond gathering evidence that a product complies with CE marking requirements, they must validate that evidence as correct to ensure that their supply chain complies.

Read the full article on page 20 of our January digital edition.