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Footprints of ETC


Footprints of ETC

In 1983, Taiwan Testing and Certification Center (ETC) was establish. To expand our service scope and capacity and to head towards diversified development, we were renamed to the “Taiwan Testing and Certification Center” in 2020.

The main objectives of us are to implement import/export testing and certification missions given by the government in coordination with the current policy; provide product inspection and certificate issuance services according to the development and needs of domestic industry; and, for the seeking of public welfare, develop quality control and testing techniques to increase product quality and facilitate the progress and prosperity of the industry.

The 40th anniversary

Obtained the certification of “greenhouse gas (GHG) verification body”, which makes the Center eligible to provide third-party GHG verification services, from Taiwan Accreditation Foundation (TAF).


Renamed to the Taiwan Testing and Certification Center.


Our quarterly renamed from “Electronics Testing and Certification” to “Product Testing Techniques and Certification”.

Became laboratory accredited by the Industrial Development Bureau (IDB), Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) for TES (Taiwan E-scooter Standard) battery-exchanging and -charging equipment safety and interface function testing

Became the country’s first client- and server-end Level A professional laboratory authorized by UCA International Users Group (UCAIug).

Obtained the certification of TS anti-explosion test type verification body from the Ministry of Labor.


Obtained an approval from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Ministry of Labor for becoming a TOSHMS verification body.

Established the Information Security Technology Service Department to provide information security testing services.


Signed a memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Malaysia’s SIRIM QAS and Thailand’s Electrical and Electronics Institute (EEI) and Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR).


Received an approval from Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry for becoming a PSE label certification body.

Obtain the certification of NCC 4G LTE certification body.

Received an approval from the U.S. A2LA.


The 30th anniversary

Signed a MoU with Vietnam’s Quatest3.


Became a certification body of Environmental Protection Administration’s (EPA) ecolabels


Signed PSE, S-Mark, BSMI and NCC certification agreements with Japan’s JQA.


The construction of the 10-meter anechoic chamber at our headquarters was completed.


The product safety laboratory and electromagnetic compatibility laboratory became CBTL laboratories.

Became the first testing body approved by the Bureau of Standards, Metrology and Inspection (BSMI), MOEA. The Center initiated its product certification and registration business.

Passed the evaluation of BSMI, MOEA and became an approved testing body for factory checks.


Signed component and parts safety testing and certification agreement with VDE GLOBAL SERVICES.


Held the 20th anniversary and year-end party.


Approved by the Directorate General of Telecommunications (DGT) of the Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) and Chinese National Accreditation Board (CNLA) for becoming our country’s first private product certification body.


Joined the international organization “Asia Network Forum (ANF) and became a founding member of ANF.


Established a calibration laboratory in Taichung.

Established a laboratory in Tainan to provide electromagnetic, calibration and safety testing services.

The 15th anniversary

Held the launch ceremony for the newly built electromagnetic compatibility testing building.


The 15th anniversary

Held the launch ceremony for the newly built electromagnetic compatibility testing building.


Established a calibration laboratory in Hsinchu.


The headquarters was located to the current address at Linkou 3rd Industrial Park


Issued the first quarterly

The first issue of the quarterly “Electronic Testing and Quality Control” was published.


The construction of the electromagnetic interference open test field located in Linkou was completed.


Office moved from Yufeng Building, which is located at Songjiang Road in Taipei City, to the Central Insurance Building, which is also in Taipei City.


The laboratory moved to Linkou 2nd Industrial Park in Taipei County (today’s New Taipei City).


Signed a cooperation agreement with UL of the U.S.


The laboratory was expanded from Songjiang Road to Jinzhou Street in Taipei City.

Electronics Testing Center, Taiwan was established

Through the promotion of the MOEA and Taiwan Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers' Association (TEEMA), ETC (Electronics Testing Center, Taiwan) was established.