The renowned EMC test laboratory SGS-TÜV Saarland Forster GmbH can look back on more than 20 years of experience in the field of EMC testing and support for its customers in the design process at the Perl-Sinz site. From 1 January 2021, the laboratory will operate under the name Spezial-EMV GmbH with a significantly expanded team and testing technology.
The sole shareholder of Spezial-EMV GmbH is St. Ingbert-based iMAR Navigation GmbH. iMAR Navigation has been developing and manufacturing hardware and software for automotive, industrial, military and aeronautical applications in the field of navigation, stabilization and testing technology for national and international customers for over 25 years and has been certified as an approved manufacturer of aircraft equipment in accordance with ISO 9001, EN 9100 and EASA Part 21G for many years.
Mr. K.-H. Forster, who has been successfully leading SGS-TÜV Saarland Forster GmbH for over 20 years, will retire at this time, but he will continue to be available to Spezial-EMV GmbH in an advisory manner.
From January 1st 2021, Spezial-EMV GmbH will be managed by Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Sven Eric Weber as Managing Director and Laboratory Manager. After working as deputy laboratory manager at SGS-TÜV Saarland Forster GmbH until 2016, Mr. Weber was head of department for all European EMC and radio laboratories of a leading German testing service provider until the end of 2020.
Until Q2/2022, the laboratory will be operated and technically expanded at the previous location Perl-Sinz. During this time, the new company building including two SAC-3 and FAC-3 absorber halls will be completed in St. Ingbert, at the location of the parent company iMAR Navigation GmbH. In Q2/2022, the location of the laboratory will then be completely relocated to St. Ingbert, where additional infrastructure will be available for carrying out tests with regard to shock, vibration and temperature.