TUV SUD Issued CTF Lab Qualification to JA Solar

BEIJING, May 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- TUV SUD Group ("TUV SUD") today announced that it issued a lab qualification of Customers' Testing Facilities (CTF) to JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd. ("JA Solar" or "JA") (NASDAQ: JASO). The CTF lab qualification is widely viewed by the PV industry as the recognition for the excellence in quality control and professionalism lab testing capabilities.

CTF qualification signifies that the lab test results of solar PV products can be directly embodied in a CB (Certification Bodies' Scheme) report issued by TUV SUD, thus promoting market recognition of the products, as well as demonstrating the professional lab testing capability of the enterprise.  More information on CTF is available on the IEC official website.

Dr. Xinming Huang, VP of quality control at JA Solar, commented, "as one of the leading manufacturers of high-performance solar products, JA Solar is honored to have our PV module testing laboratories located in our Shanghai and Hefei manufacturing sites been CTF qualified.  TUV SUD is a globally recognized testing, inspection and certification agency, and the designation should further showcase JA's name brand recognition and make our products quality more reputable." 

Dr. Huang continued, "Our module testing laboratory plays a pivotal role in product quality control and the introduction of new materials and products at JA. This CTF lab qualification is another testimony of JA Solar's outstanding product quality control."

Mr. Hailiang Xu, Chief PV Inspector of the TUV SUD Greater China Region, commented, "The CTF lab qualification represents the third upgrade of a JA lab in TUV SUD. Each upgrade recognizes JA's lab management and testing capabilities, and lab compliance with IECEE/CB regulation. CB test report and certification are technical quality requirements for solar PV products worldwide. Previously, almost all CB testing reports could only be obtained from third-party testing agencies. With the factory lab CTF qualification, JA Solar can now obtain a CB test report either from TUV SUD or from its own CTF qualified testing lab. This is a significant achievement in the solar industry."

About JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd.

JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd. is a leading manufacturer of high-performance solar power products that convert sunlight into electricity for residential, commercial, and utility-scale power generation. The Company is one of the world's largest producers of solar power products. Its standard and high-efficiency product offerings are among the most powerful and cost-effective in the industry. The Company distributes products under its own brand and also produces on behalf of its clients. Visit them online at

About TUV SUD Group

TUV SUD is a premium quality, safety, and sustainability solutions provider that specialises in testing, inspection, auditing, certification, training, and knowledge services. Since 1866, the company has remained committed to its founding principle of protecting people, property and the environment from technology-related risks. Headquartered in Munich, Germany, TUV SUD is represented in more than 800 locations worldwide. TUV SUD operates globally with a team of more than 22,000 multi-disciplinary experts recognised as specialists in their respective fields. By combining impartial expertise with invaluable insights, the company adds tangible value to businesses, consumers and the environment. The aim of TUV SUD is to support customers with a comprehensive suite of services worldwide to increase efficiency, reduce costs and manage risk.

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Source: JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd.
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