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Dahon ready for EN standard

Manufacturers China factory meets ISO/IEC 17025: 2005 certification; Dahon welcomes tougher standards
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Folding bike manufacturer Dahon’s China factory achieve accreditation for meeting a widerange of international standard – including the Europe EN standard.

The factory’s testing lab received ISO/IEC 17025:2005 certification, enabling it handle the EN 14764:2005 European standard. The standard concerns safety and performance levels for the design, assembly and testing of bicycles to be used on the road.

Founder and CEO of Dahon Dr. David Hon said: “With the amount of innovation that we do, it’s critically important for us to benchmark new products to existing products and standards.”

“Our test lab plays a crucial role in ensuring that our technologies and products meet the most stringent international safety standards.”

“The EU is getting tougher with quality standards and we think that’s a good thing,” Hon added.

“It’s much better for the planet if we as manufacturers spend more time building high quality products that will last, instead of cheap, low quality products that end up in a landfill after a few uses.”

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