2014 - Present

  • New Tableware Lab opened in STC (Shanghai)
  • STC (Germany) became Notified Body for EMC and R&TTE Directives
  • STC (Dongguan) became authorized testing laboratory to undertake full scope CCC toy testing
  • Hong Kong Excellent Service Certification Scheme launched
  • Biodegradable Product Certification Scheme and Medical Device Scheme launched
  • STC (USA) & STC (Japan) established
  • STC (Changzhou) established
  • STC (USA) expanded by acquiring Benchmark Laboratories LLC

2009 - 2013

  • PKM electronic GmbH became a STC subsidiary (STC Germany)
  • STC (Yiwu) established
  • STC became the first CCC Testing Laboratory in Hong Kong
  • Hong Kong Certification Centre gained HKCAS accreditation
  • STC (Vietnam) established
  • Introduction of Hong Kong Eco Mark, Estrogen Safe Mark and Phthalate Compliance Mark

1999 - 2008

  • Hong Kong Inspection Company established and gained HKIAS accreditation
  • “STC tested” Mark introduced
  • STC (Dongguan) established
  • STC (Shanghai) established

1989 - 1998

  • STC became the first ISO 9000 laboratory in Hong Kong
  • Electromagnetic capability testing in operation
  • STC (Shenzhen) established
  • Hong Kong Certification Centre founded to fill the need for certification services
  • Hong Kong Inspection Company established
  • Hong Kong Safety Mark introduced
  • Serving customers in China with establishment of STC (Guangzhou)

1979 - 1988

  • Microbiology testing services introduced
  • STC relocated to Tai Po Industrial Estate
  • STC became the first HOKLAS accredited laboratory in Hong Kong
  • Handbag and luggage testing services introduced

1967 – 1978

  • Chemical and toy testing laboratories established
  • Electrical and electronic testing laboratory established
  • Footwear testing services introduced

1963

  • STC (Hong Kong Standards and Testing Centre) founded
    - the first independent, third-party testing laboratory in Hong Kong