Our Business

CMA Testing, which was established in 1979, is a well-known third-party assurance body that specializes in testing, inspection, and certification services. With a dynamic team of professional experts, our worldwide networks have been spreading rapidly to 12 global footprints locating in Asia, the Middle East, Europe, and North America. Our number of professionals is growing up while our service scope and service sectors are expanding. With a promising growth under the mission of reliability, customization and professionalism, we are serving every party within a supply chain of every industry with our total solution regardless of locations.

Being a HOKLAS accredited third-party laboratory and HKIAS accredited inspection body, we have served different industries for decades and have assisted corporations to successfully market their products globally, meeting the testing, and inspection needs of manufacturers, traders and buyers around the world. Our diversified testing services are adopted on wide range of consumer products including toys, electric and electrical products, textiles & garments, materials, chemicals, food & food contact articles, furniture, personal care products, pharmaceutical products, environmental and more. With prompt turnaround time and competitive rates, CMA Testing is approved by most global retail stores and buying offices and definitely your choice of reliable solution partner.

To keep up with the fast-changing market as well as the wave of “re- industrialization”, CMA Testing not only provides diversified testing services, but also assists enterprises in upgrading and transforming to cope with the future development. CMA Testing will develop diverse business solutions to respond to the needs of the market in alignment with the company’s core values – A Better World, Passionately Curious and Perfectly Scaled, ensuring the safety of consumer products, enhancing the quality life of consumers and sustaining a green environment for the betterment of the community. In the coming future, CMA Testing will place focus on Technology Commercialization, Medical Related Testing, Green Finance Service, and Carbon Neutrality to cope with the global demand and align with government policies relating to the promotion of innovation and technology, encouraging the coordinated economic development between traditional priority industries and innovation and technology sector.

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Our Vision

To be the most preferable and recognized international quality assurance service provider

Our Mission

To provide the best quality services
To foster a customer-oriented culture
To offer customized value added services
To become a reliable business partner
To cater for the interests of stakeholders
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Our Values

Better World

Beyond what we do – inspecting, testing, certifying and verifying – there is a why, a purpose for our business. Our brand is built around the promise of a better world for the benefit of our clients, our staff, the wider community and the environment.

Passionately Curious

We are a tightly-knit group of talented people, inquisitive by nature and passionately curious. We listen intently, we are vigilant, we research, we innovate when needed and we always strive to deliver best-in-class solutions and results.

Perfectly Scaled

Our size is our strength. We have the resources to handle large scale project successfully. With agility, flexibility and a razor-sharp client focus, we also deliver the little things that make a difference. Faster, more adaptive and more resourceful.

Integrity & Corporate Governance

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Integrity

Integrity is the cornerstone of which our stakeholders’confidence could be built and shall not be in any way compromised. We truly believe that integrity is an important asset in business that helps us to pave the way for being the most preferable and internationally recognized quality assurance service provider. We shall care for our customers and stakeholders without undermining our ethical conduct and professionalism. All results and findings shall be based on facts and shall be traceable to one another.Appropriate documentation shall be maintained to a defined period and kept in compliance with sall applicable laws in order to facilitate investigation and review as deem necessary. Integrity can be further defined in terms of impartiality, avoidance of conflicts of interest, confidentiality and professionalism.

Impartiality

We have been operating with an impartial structure since inauguration and become financially independent since 1984. We shall treat all customers fairly and commit to deliver the best services according to the known and applicable standards. We shall not be biased in favour of a single interest under all circumstances.

Conflicts of Interest

We shall be free from any undue commercial, financial or other forms of pressure that may affect the truthfulness of results or findings. We shall avoid any situation which may lead to an actual or perceived conflict of interest that may give rise to criticism of favouritism.

Undertaking of Confidentiality

We shall make use of our best knowledge to perform our duties to assist our customers with due care. We shall always put customers first by providing them with good quality services at prices which represent good value for money and high reliability. We shall advise our customers on technical issues and help them to solve their technical problems under the circumstances that overall integrity shall not be jeopardized.

Corporate Milestones & Achievements

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1979

Opening of CMA Testing and Certification Laboratories
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1980

Expansion of New Business on Electrical appliances testing division
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1980

Relocation of CMA Testing and Certification Laboratories
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1980

Establishment of the Industrial Development Trust Fund
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1980

Establishment of the Textile and Garment Testing Division
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1982

Relocation of CMA Testing and Certification Laboratories to Tsuen Wan
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1986

Relocation of CMA Testing and Certification Laboratories to Fo Tan
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1986

Authorized by the Japan Toy Association as the Administrative Agent for the ST Mark
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1987

Accredited by the Hong Kong Laboratory Accreditation Scheme (HOKLAS Registration No. 004)
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1995

Establishment of Environmental Testing Division
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2001

Established a Joint Venture with the French National Laboratory Laboratoire National de Métrologie et D'Essais (LNE) - LNE (Asia) Limited
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2001

Provision of the EMC and FCC Testing
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2002

Authorized by VDE Testing and Certification Institute (VDE) to provide testing and certification services for VDE Mark and VDE GS Mark locally in Hong Kong
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2003

Establishment of the Representative Office in U.S.A
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2006

Established a Joint Venture with the International Cosmetics (Asia Pacific) Joint Research and Development Center - Hong Kong Cosmetic Technical Resources Centre
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2006

Established a Joint Venture with France's IFTH - IFTH-CMA Limited
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2006

Establishment of the Laboratory and Business Operation Office in Shanghai
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2006

Establishment of the Licensed Inspection Office in Vietnam
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2007

The 1st accredited IAQ Certificate Issuing Body (CIB) by HKIAS
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2008

Accredited by CNAS
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2009

Establishment of the Laboratory and Business Operation Office in Shenzhen
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2010

Establishment of the Joint Venture of FIRA and CMA Testing - FIRA-CMA Testing Services Limited
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2011

CMA Testing Shenzhen laboratory was granted China Metrology Accreditation (CMA)
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2013

Launched Carbon Footprint with Carbon Trust UK
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2014

Established a strategic cooperation agreement with Dubai inspection service company, Tawasul
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2015

Signed a Memorandum of Cooperation with KATRi and Labotech
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2016

Germany Liaison Office Set-up
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2017

Signed a Memorandum of Cooperation with JQA
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2017

Australia Liaison Office Set-up
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2018

The Birth of Alliance
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2019 (Feb)

1st Third-party Laboratory in HK to be awarded ISO 37001 Anti-bribery Management System Certification
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2019 (May)

1st Accredited Certificate Issuing Body (CIB) for New IAQ Certification Scheme (2019)
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2019 (Jul)

Accredited by China Metrology Accreditation (CMA) for Environmental Testing (A total of 469 parameters for physicochemical and microbiological testing projects including water quality, soil and solid waste) and Food Microbiological Testing (7 parameters in total)
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2019 (Dec)

CMA Testing in 40th Anniversary
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2020

Rebranding
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2021

Establishment of Technology Commercialisation Platform – CMA+ TC Hub
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2023 (Oct)

Establishment of CMA+ Pilot Manufacturing Centre – CMA+ PMC
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2024 (Mar)

Opening of CMA+ Shanghai

Our Subsidiaries

To support our global expansion and facilitate our communication with customers, we have developed subsidaries in order to provide our trustworthy service to overseas customers regardless of time and location.

CMA Testing and Certification Laboratories (Shanghai) Company Limited

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CMA Testing and Certification Laboratories (Shanghai) Company Limited is another subsidary of CMA Industrial Development Foundation Limited meeting the International Accreditation Service (IAS) Accreditation Criteria for Inspection Agencies (AC98) according to ISO/IEC Standard 17020:2012. Achieved the certificate of qualification for Institution of Import & Export Commodity Inspection and Survey, we are able to provide inspection services in the approved scope of accreditation including specified electrical/electronic, textile/garment and sundries products in plant. Apart from that, we had qualified lead auditors for system audit services for providing the one-stop solution services along the supply chain.

Yu Biao Testing and Certification Laboratories (Shenzhen) Limited

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Yu Biao Testing and Certification Laboratories (Shenzhen) Limited, which is one of the subsidaries of CMA Industrial Development Foundation Limited, was established legally as a third-party testing organization in 2009. The management system was developed according to ISO 17025 standard and CNCA requirements. Accredited by CNAS and CMA, the official reports and certifications issued by Yu Biao Testing are highly recognized by industries.

Apart from testing services on toys, softlines, hardlines, chemical, environment, food contact products as well as inspection and factory audit, Yu Biao Testing and Certification Laboratories (Shenzhen) Limited is also the appointed testing laboratory for Environmental Labeling Certification developed by China Environmental United Certification Center Co., Ltd (CEC), providing comprehensive testing service for green products.

Being one of the environmental industry leaders, we have taken proactive action on “Sustainability” concept. In July 2017, CMA Shenzhen New Laboratory Achieves LEED-CI V2009 Gold Grade. LEED is the most widely used verification for green buildings. The LEED-certified building implies that they are resource efficient with less water and energy use and help on reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The award fully demonstrates our dedications of “Sustainability” concept not only on the environmental services we offer but also in our own premise, providing an environmental-friendly working area for our staff.

International recognition

CMA Testing recognized worldwide has been designated as an approved testing and inspection agency for specific product categories or certification schemes by various international certification bodies and governments.

Associate Membership

CMA Testing has developed connections with many international associations and is an active member of:

Business Partners

To implement our mission to foster the development of international market, CMA Testing established several strategic alliances with various reputable organisations over the world.