Panasonic devices receive EQM certification

Panasonic is the first company to receive the Emirates Quality Mark for wiring devices in the country

Tatsuya Kumazawa (right) received the Emirates Quality Mark from Essa Abdul Rahman Al Hashmi.
Tatsuya Kumazawa (right) received the Emirates Quality Mark from Essa Abdul Rahman Al Hashmi.

Panasonic has received the Emirates Quality Mark (EQM) certification for its wiring devices.

With the new certification, the Japanese electronics company has reaffirmed to commitment to the Middle East’s construction sector.

Implemented by the Emirates Authority for Standardisation and Metrology (ESMA), Emirates Quality Mark certification includes a rigorous process that ensures imported and locally-produced products meet strict UAE, GCC, and international standards.

Panasonic is the first company to receive the Emirates Quality Mark for wiring devices in the country.

ESMA’s director of conformity affairs department Essa Abdul Rahman Al Hashmi awarded the certification to Tatsuya Kumazawa - sales director, Panasonic Eco Solutions Middle East & Africa (PESMAF).

Commenting on the certification, Kumazawa said: “As a Japanese brand which is nearly 100 years old, Panasonic, prides itself in providing products that conform to the highest quality standards.

“Our high quality standards and credibility enables us to cater globally complying with strict safety regulations.

“The ESMA certification will provide much needed assurance and ‘peace-of-mind’ for our customers in the region.”

Al Hashmi said: “ESMA has been responsible for regulating various products with the latest addition being the wiring devices. As per the new regulation, it is mandatory to have ESMA’s ECAS or EQM certification.

“Panasonic’s products have complied with our certification requirements and can be considered safe for use.

“As the first brand to receive the Emirates Quality Mark, Panasonic’s strict standards have raised the bar for wiring devices across the GCC.”

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