Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / UL buys textile testing firm Magnus in Bangladesh
UL buys textile testing firm Magnus in Bangladesh
22
May '12
UL, a world leader in advancing safety, announced the acquisition of Magnus Textile Services, a leading textile testing and inspection facility based in Bangladesh. The addition enables UL to locally serve many of the world's top textile manufacturers from one of the largest and fastest growing textile exporting nations.

Magnus provides a robust suite of textile performance testing and inspection services that are trusted by many of the world's most recognized retailers and brands, including tests for dimensional stability, color fastness, physical performance, construction and composition. UL intends to add chemical testing to the facility's capabilities later this year.

"We're thrilled to join one of the most recognized names in product assurance," said Jess Magnussen, managing director of Magnus. "UL brings a breadth of services, a depth of expertise and a global platform that will benefit our people and our customers alike."

"Magnus helps us advance our commitment to delivering trust and assurance throughout the textile supply chain," said Sajeev Jesudas, president of UL Verification Services. "By adding a high-integrity laboratory at a major hub in South Asia, we're now operating at the heart of a high-growth softlines industry."

Magnus is UL's second quality assurance testing acquisition in seven months. The Quality Assurance (QA) business of STR Holdings joined UL in August 2011 as a leading provider of testing, audit, inspection and responsible sourcing services for the consumer products industry.

Magnus is recognized as an approved testing laboratory by numerous European national bodies, including the United Kingdom (BMI) and Denmark (DANAK). Magnus will join UL-STR as part of UL's Verification Services unit.

Magnus provides services for international standard laboratory testing and quality inspections of textiles both at the time of manufacturing and export.

UL is a premier global independent safety science company with more than 118 years of history.

UL


Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 24th Jul 2017

Govt extends deadline for GST composition scheme to Aug 16

The Government on India has extended the deadline for small...

L-R: Dhanapal, JMD, Best Corporation; Prabhu Damodaran, Convenor, ITF; Narayanasamy, MD, Micro Cotspin; Senthilnathan, MD Rasitex India; and Sabapathy, MD, Prasanna Spinning Mills

Textiles | On 24th Jul 2017

TN mills seek partnership with cotton growing states

Spinning mills in Tamil Nadu are seeking stronger partnership with...

Textiles | On 24th Jul 2017

Irani terms GST as a ‘great step towards transparency’

Union textiles minister Smriti Irani has termed the Goods and...

Interviews View All

Yash Agarwal
Hitansh Online

Every market region has its own culture and trends

Manuj Terapanthi
Texaura

Transparent supply chain and fair trade will boost sustainable market

Sanjay Desai & Ashish Mulani
True Colors

Digital textile printing will be the technology of the future

Urs Stalder
Sanitized AG

Urs Stalder, CEO, Sanitized AG, talks about the increasing use of hygiene...

Marten Alkhagen
Swerea IVF AB

Marten Alkhagen, Senior Scientist - Nonwoven and Technical Textiles of...

Eric Scholler
Groz-Beckert

The Indian market has huge potential in technical textiles, and by far,...

Tony Ward
Tony Ward

"You have to truly understand what your client wants, know her needs, what ...

Wendell Rodricks
Wendell Rodricks

"We should not compare India and the West. There are things we do that...

Silvia Venturini Fendi
Fendi s.r.l

"Yes, my confidence and positive attitude are my strengths and should be...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

July 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Planning to Take the Leap towards
Sustainability?

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes No

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes No

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes No

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes No

Thanks for your valuable feedback. Claim your free latest sustainability e-book.


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search



X